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Social Studies

Last Updated: 7/24/2021 3:38 PM

Social Studies - Derek Engram (Department Chair)

Astarita, Josh Hightower, Jonathan
Brown, Kaley Mitchell, Wesley
Cannon, Lauren Robb, Phelan
Cochran, Christopher Ross, Colin
Cowart, Rhonda Sailers, Josh
DeAngelis, Lana Sellers, Jean
Dexter, Ashley Sugar, Garrett
Duran, John
VanDine, Zachary
Engram, Derek  


The Cherokee County School District Social Studies curriculum prepares students to become participating citizens of a democratic society in an increasingly interdependent world. Through social studies education students should acquire a continuing interest in their society; develop a respect for the dignity and worth of all persons; and achieve the depth of understanding and loyalty to democratic ideas and the skills necessary to accept responsibilities and rights of citizenships.

Three (3) units of credit are required in social studies: one unit in U.S. history, one unit in world history, one-half unit in government, and one-half unit in economics.

At Woodstock, most core courses are also offered at the honors and/or Advanced Placement levels for students who are willing to pursue the challenge of these rigorous courses. Numerous electives are offered through the Social Studies department, all of which count as academic electives for the purposes of the HOPE scholarship.