Applicant assessments are going to be conducted as scheduled. Any families facing unsafe road conditions Saturday may contact their division coordinator to reschedule.

Social Studies

The MLWGS Social Studies curriculum is based on a systematic, critical study of social science

The department provides students with an international perspective so they can fulfill the mission of creating individuals who will “lead, participate, and contribute in a rapidly changing global society.”  Opportunities to develop and expand learning are present not only in the classroom but also through various department-sponsored programs and extracurricular activities.

Courses offered typically include:

  • Global Studies I & II
  • United States and Virginia History
  • AP US History
  • United States and Virginia Government
  • AP American Government and Politics
  • AP Comparative Government and Politics
  • AP European History
  • AP Human Geography
  • AP Psychology
  • AP Micro/Macroeconomics
  • International Relations
  • We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution
  • Topics in 20th-Century United States History
  • Introduction to Modern Political Theory
  • Eastern/Western World Religions