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Social Studies Course Pathways

Social Studies Course Pathways


Listed below are possible course sequences for Social Studies.

Please consult with your counselor if you have any questions regarding your personal course of study

You must meet the prerequisite for the course or have a teacher’s recommendation to enroll. It is important to remember that the best predictor of success in a course is a teacher’s recommendation.

For further information regarding prerequisites, refer to the Foothill High School Course Catalog (PDF).

graphic old world mapSEQUENCE 1

9th Grade   | None
10th Grade | World History or World History Honors
11th Grade | U.S. History or U.S. History AP
12th Grade | American Government/Economics or American Government AP/Economics AP

SEQUENCE 2

9th Grade   | World History Honors
10th Grade | European History AP
11th Grade | U.S. History or U.S. History AP
12th Grade | American Government/Economics or American Government AP/Economics AP

graphic US historyIB SEQUENCE

9th Grade   | World History Honors
10th Grade | European History AP
11th Grade | U.S. History AP
12th Grade | History of the Americans HL 2