Social Studies Department

Welcome to the SocialStudies Department for The High School for Arts and Business 

The High School for Arts and Business has a both a highachieving and supportive Social Studies Department. For the past four years theSocial Studies department has been among the best achieving department in thecity. According to progress report data students achieved in the 100 %tile forachievement citywide. The courses that are offered

have been developed to meet the demands and needs of ourstudents.  We offer two years ofGlobal History and Geography on the regents level, including both bilingualstudents and students with special needs. We offer Advanced Placement in WorldHistory for students looking to challenge themselves on a college level. Thereis also one year of United States History and Government on a regent’s level,including both bilingual students and students with special needs. There isalso the Advanced Placement in American History for students looking to eithercontinue challenging themselves with college level coursework or students that wishto move from regents classes to Advanced Placement. The final year of SocialStudies offers Participation in Government and Principals of Economics.Students also have the option of taking the Advanced Placement in Economics fortheir senior year which is the ultimate challenge for students before going tocollege. Our effectiveness in meeting the needs of our students and our highstandard for student achievement has made the Social Studies Department among thebest departments in the city. All of our courses meet the current statestandards for Social Studies.

http://www.p12.nysed.gov/ciai/socst/socstand/home.html

 

Course offerings

 

Year 1-

(Fall) H1 Global History andGeography 1   

(Spring) H2 Global History andGeography 2

Or

(Fall)     H1S Bilingual GlobalHistory and Geography 1

(Spring) H2S Bilingual GlobalHistory and Geography 2

Or

(Fall)     H1T CollaborativeTeam Teaching Global History and Geography1

(Spring) H2T CollaborativeTeam Teaching Global History and Geography 2

 

Year 2-

(Fall) H3 Global History andGeography and Geography 3

(Spring) H4 Global Historyand Geography and Geography 4

Or

(Fall) H3S Bilingual GlobalHistory and Geography 3

(Spring) H4S Bilingual GlobalHistory and Geography 4

Or

(Fall) H3T Collaborative TeamTeaching Global History and Geography 3

(Spring) H4T CollaborativeTeam Teaching Global History and Geography 4

Or (Through Recruitment)

(Fall) H3X Advanced Placementfor World History 1

(Spring) H4X Advanced Placementfor World History 2

Advanced Placement in WorldHistory

 

Global History and Geography Regents Examination

65 & over for meeting Regents Diploma Graduation Requirements

 

  Year 3-

H5 United States History andGovernment 1

H6 United States History andGovernment 2

Or

H5S Bilingual United StatesHistory and Government 1

H6S Bilingual United StatesHistory and Government 2

Or

H5T Collaborative TeamTeaching United States History and Government 1

H6T Collaborative TeamTeaching United States History and Government 2

Or

(Through Recruitment orAdvanced Placement World History)

H5X Advanced Placement inUnited States History 1

H6X Advanced Placement inUnited States History 2

Advanced Placement in UnitedStates History Examination & SAT 2 American History Subject Exam

 

United States History and Government Regents Examination

65 & over for meeting Regents  Diploma Graduation Requirements

 

Year 4-

H7 Participation in USGovernment

H8 Principals of Economics

 

Or

H7S Bilingual Participationin US Government

H8S Bilingual Principals ofEconomics

 

Or

H7 Participation in USGovernment & H81X- Advanced Placement in Economics

H82X-Advanced Placement inEconomics

Advanced Placement inEconomics

 

Helpful Websites

 Regentsprep.org

Hippocampus.org

Historyteacher.net

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