• SOCIAL STUDIES

    The Social Studies Department at the Goldendale High School consists of 3 certified teachers. These teachers provide many different opportunities for students. Social Studies offered at GHS:

    APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY:  one semester (10th-12th grade) see "Family & Consumer Science" for course description.

    CIVICS-CONTEMPORARY ISSUES: all year (12th grade REQUIREMENT) This course involves the study of the national government of the United States, as well as the U.S. Constitution and Current World Issues. 

    WORLD GEOGRAPHY:  one semester (9th-12th grade ELECTIVE) This course examines the location, place, human/environment interaction, movement and regions of the world.

    WORLD HISTORY:  one semester (9th-12th grade SS ELECTIVE) Course includes the study of humans and their accomplishments from prehistoric times to the present. This course counts as a Social Studies. It may not be used as fine arts for admission to University of Washington or Western Washington University. 

    PARENTING:  one semester (10th-12th grade ELECTIVE)
    See course description under Occupational Education "Family and Consumer Sciences."

    U. S. HISTORY:  all year (11th grade REQUIREMENT) This course covers the history of the United States; it may include material from the Pre-Columbian period to the modern times.

    WASHINGTON STATE HISTORY:  one semester (9th-12th grade REQUIREMENT if not completed in 7th or 8th grade) This course includes the historical foundations and government of our state.WORLD HISTORY:  all year (9th-12th grade ELECTIVE) This course includes the study of humans and their accomplishments from prehistoric times to the present.  This course counts as either a Social Studies or Fine Arts credit, but not both.  It may not be used as fine arts for admission to University of Washington or Western Washington University.