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Social Science

Social Science Department Vision Statement

The Social Science Department endeavors to nurture students’ curiosity about the past and present so they may make informed and creative decisions in a diverse and changing world. Through questioning, research, analysis, and the communication of ideas, the department helps students understand and engage in a lifelong exploration of the human condition.

Course Offerings:

World Geography
Global Studies A and B
Honors World History
US History
PSU Challenge US History
Revolutions in Religion and Reason
Revolutions and Modernity
PSU Challenge History of Modern Europe
American Government
AP US Government and Politics
Economics

Graduation Requirements: 3.5 years, 3.5 credits


Meet a Faculty Member


Social Science Faculty

Alexa Duda

Information Sciences Faculty, Social Sciences Faculty

Donald Housley

Social Science Faculty

Alexis Lund

Social Science Faculty

Joan Nyland

Class of 1978
Department Chair, Social Sciences Faculty

Ian Park

Social Science Faculty

Matthew Vannelli

Social Science Faculty

Caitlin Whitty

Class of 2008
Service Coordinator, Social Sciences Faculty