The Social Studies Department offers a program with levels in AP and College Preparatory. The AP level includes AP European History AP United States History and AP Government & Politics. The College Preparatory level includes World Cultures, World History, United States History, American Government and Economics. Additional classes using SDAIE are offered in World Cultures, World History, United States History, and Government/Economics. The Social Studies Department has two inter disciplinary courses. The English and Social Studies curriculum in 9th and 10th grade is offered in the Banyan course and the 11th and 12th grade course is the Media Academy Experience (MAX). This academic academy connects curriculum in 11th and 12th grade Social Studies, English, and Media Technology.