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Social Studies

The social studies department at Western Tech has nine dedicated teachers who are passionate about sharing their love of the social sciences with students.  Offering the core courses of American Government, World History, U.S. History, and Economics, the department also offers four electives: Psychology, Juvenile Justice, African American History, and Philosophy.  In addition, the Western Tech social studies department offers four Advanced Placement (AP) courses: AP World History, AP U.S. History, AP Economics, and AP Psychology.  The 2013-14 AP exam pass rate for the department’s courses was 90%.