Social Studies


Northern Valley Regional High School 

Social Studies Department

Daniel Austin, District Supervisor

“The more you know about the past, the better prepared you are for the future.”  

-T. Roosevelt

“Study the past if you would define the future.” 


All students must take the following courses as graduation requirements: 


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Grade 9 United States History I   

Grade 10 United States History II
Grade 11 World History

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All of these courses are taught at three levels.  Honors or Advanced Placement, College Prep Enriched and College Prep.  

Additionally we offer an ESL History version of each course to assist students with limited language skills.

Beginning in grade 10 and continuing into the upper class years we offer students the option of taking elective courses in a wide variety of Social Studies fields.

Semester elective classes include:

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Crimes of the Century
World History in Film
American Studies
Constitutional Law/Street Law
Sport in History
History of the U.S. through Film and Media

Full year elective classes include:

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AP Microeconomics
AP Macroeconomics
AP European History
AP Government and Politics
AP Psychology
AP Human Geography

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