Social Studies Courses

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    Students are required to earn 3 credits in
    social studies to meet Georgia high school graduation rules.

    Course Name Prerequisites State and National Assessments
    World Geography
     1 semester (.5 Unit of Credit) or year long *elective
    U.S. History in Film
     1 semester (.5 Unit of Credit) or year long *elective
    AP Human Geography *elective *Teacher recommendation preferred AP Exam
    World History    
    World History Honors *Teacher recommendation preferred  
    AP World History *Teacher recommendation preferred AP Exam
    U.S. History   EOC
    AP U.S. History *Teacher recommendation preferred  AP Exam
    American Government
    1 semester (.5 Unit of Credit)
    AP Government and Politics: United States *Teacher recommendation preferred AP Exam
    Personal Finance and Economics
    1 semester (.5 Unit of Credit)
    AP Macroeconomics *Teacher recommendation preferred  AP Exam 

    * See the Social Studies Course Description list to view a full list of courses and electives. Course elective offerings may vary at each school.
    * IB Social Studies course information may be found on the South Forsyth High School International Baccalaureate webpage.