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Social Studies

The Social Studies department provides students a unique way to view the current world's events. Foley's History, Government, Economics, Criminal Justice, Psychology, and Sociology classes help students learn and better understand the world around them.

During a student's ninth grade, they are exposed to a variety of disciplines. Therefore, Social Studies coursework starts at the beginning of their sophomore year. 

Required Courses

  • World History and Geography OR AP World History (10th grade) 
  • United States History I/II and Geography OR AP United States History I/II (11th grade)
  • Economics (11th or 12th grade)
  • Government OR AP Government (12th grade) 

Elective Courses

  • Sociology
  • Psychology*
  • AP Psychology 
  • Criminal Justice
*Note:  Tenth graders are permitted to take this course with an English teacher recommendation.