Social Studies

  •  Welcome to Social Studies

    The LOHS Social Studies Program is driven by three goals.
    The first goal involves giving students the opportunities to practice active citizenship in a democratic society.
    Secondly, students will improve their reasoning, problem solving, and communication skills.
    Third, enable the students to apply the perspectives and practice the skills of the social discipline.

    The following is the sequence of Social Studies courses at LOHS:

    World History and Geography (or if approved by counselor Alt Program Social Studies 9-10)
    US History and Government
    American and Contemporary World or AP US History
    Social Studies Department Electives: 
    Anthropology, AP Economics, AP European History, AP Psychology, AP US Government, Constitutional Law
    Adv. Constitutional Law, Eastern Civilization, History of Western Civilization*, Introduction to Women’s Studies, Political Action Seminar, Psychology 1 and Psychology 2

    Note: Course offerings are subject to change.