Social Studies Courses

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    Students are required to earn 3 social studies credits in World History, United States History, American Government (.5 credit) and Personal Finance and Economics (.5 credit) 
     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.