The social studies program is organized around the student ’s need to understand and function satisfactorily in group life. A variety of courses is offered to meet student needs and interests and to meet requirements. Three units are required for graduation. One unit must be in United States History. One-half unit must be in American government and one-half unit must be in Economics. World History is recommended for college-bound students. The other unit may be selected from the remaining list of social studies courses.