Social Studies

The Social Studies curriculum provides students the opportunity to gain knowledge, to develop intellectual skills, and to assume a sense of responsibility as members of their community, nation, and world. Core courses encompassing historical, geographic, economic and political studies are required to encourage each student to achieve this purpose. The Social Studies program provides an opportunity to explore a range of cultures, by educating students in both the historical roots and contemporary issues surrounding political, economic, legal, social and psychological components of the world. The curriculum equips students to assess social and political issues, evaluate evidence and data, and effectively organize pertinent material. Additionally, students will develop skills in inquiry methods, research writing, public speaking and debating.

In addition to World History, U.S. History, and American Government, Ursuline offers the following Social Studies courses:

    • AP World History
    • AP U.S. History
    • AP Comparative Government & Politics
    • American Studies
    • Economics
    • AP Economics
    • Introduction to Psychology
    • AP Psychology
    • AP Human Geography
    • Women in the Public Sphere

Social Studies Faculty

Ms. Tammy Bowman

Social Studies Faculty Member

Mr. John Gerhardt

Social Studies Faculty Member, Department Coordinator, Earth Action Team Co-Moderator, Spectrum Co-Moderator
M. Ed.

Ms. Elizabeth Gromada

Dean of Students, Social Studies Faculty Member

Ms. Demetria Sang

Social Studies Faculty Member, Model UN Club Moderator

Ms. Kelsey Yildirim

Social Studies Faculty Member