Social Studies

Department Chair: Erin Chady

KCHS Social Studies courses examine how people live and organize themselves in society, embracing geography, history, and economics.

Courses Offered

World History CP Grade 10 1 Credit
World History Combined Studies Honors Grade 10 1 Credit
Prerequisite: 93+ in English 1CP or 90+ in English 1H, Co-requisite: English 2 Comb. Studies H
World History AP Grade 10-12 1 Credit
Prerequisite: Recommendation from current English teacher and 92+ in English 1, 2, 3H or 95+ in English 1, 2, 3CP or 85+ in English 3AP
 An application, including a brief writing sample, is required.
European History AP Grade 10-12 1 Credit
Prerequisite: Recommendation from current English teacher and 95+ in English 1CP or 92+ in English 1H
 An application, including a brief analytical writing sample, is required.
U.S. History CP Grade 11 1 Credit
U.S. History Honors Grade 11 1 Credit
Prerequisite: 90+ in English 2H or English Combined Studies H or 95+ in English 2CP;  and 95+ in World History CP or 85+ in World History AP or 85+ in Euro History AP
Writing samples in the content area are used to determine placement.
U.S. History AP Grade 11 1 Credit
Prerequisite: 95+ in English 2CP
 Application required. Writing samples in the content area are used to determine placement.
U.S. Government CP Grade 12 ½ Credit
U.S. Government Honors Grade 12 ½ Credit
Prerequisite: 95+ in U.S. History CP or 93+ in U.S. History Honors or 90+ in U.S. History AP; and 90+ in English 3H or 93+ in English 3CP
Recommendation from U.S. History teacher.
U.S. Government AP Grade 12 1 Credit
Prerequisite: 95+ in U.S. History CP or 90+ in U.S. History H or 88+ in U.S. History AP
 Application, including a brief writing sample, is required.
Economics CP Grade 11, 12 ½ Credit
Microeconomics AP/Macroeconomics AP Grade 11, 12 1 Credit
Prerequisites: 90+ in English 2H or 3H, or 93+ in English 2CP or 3CP, or 85+ in English 3AP; and (sophomores) 93+ World History CP or 90+ World History Comb. Studies H or 92+ World History AP or 92+ Euro AP; (juniors) 93+ U.S. History CP or 90+ U.S. History H or 85+ U.S. History AP
An application is required.

Elective Courses Offered

Psychology CP Grade 10-12 ½ Credit
 Church History H  Grades 11, 12  1 Credit
Human Geography AP
Grades 9, 10 1 Credit
 9th grade placement based on 8th grade teacher recommendation, placement scores and application essays. 10th grade Prerequisites: 92+ English 1H or 95+ English 1 CP.
 Geography CP  Grades 9, 10  ½ Credit