Social Studies

9-12 Curriculum Documents

NC Standard Course of Study Social Studies Essential Standards

NEW COURSES (implementation begins 2021-22 school year)

American History

Standards

Unpacking

(not available from NCDPI at this time)

Course Overview

American History: Founding Principles Civic Literacy

Standards

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(not available from NCDPI at this time)

Course Overview

Economics & Personal Finance

Standards

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(not available from NCDPI at this time)

Course Overview

World History

Standards

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(not available from NCDPI at this time)

Course Overview

OLD COURSES (Phasing out begins 2021-22 school year)

American History: Founding Principles Civics & Economics

NC Elective Courses (*Elective offerings may vary by school)

Latin American Studies

Standards

Course Overview

African American Studies

Standards

Course Overview

American Indian Studies

Standards

Multicultural Studies

Women's Studies

Course Overview

20th Century Civil Liberties

Standards

Unpacking

21st Century Geography

Standards

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International Relations

Social Issues

Poverty in America

Peer Group Connection

The Cold War

Standards

Unpacking

International Relations

Contemporary Law & Justice

Course Overview

Turning Points in American History

Standards

Unpacking

Advanced Placement Courses (*Elective offerings may vary by school)

AP Human Geography

AP World History: Modern

AP European History

AP Microeconomics

AP Macroeconomics

AP Psychology

AP US History

AP Government

Google Drive Folder for 9-12 Social Studies

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In the folder below you will find:

  • Curriculum Overviews

  • Curriculum Maps (by unit)

  • Supporting Documents (i.e. DPS Teacher-Created Resources and Lessons)