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Online High School Social Studies Classes

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You Need 3.0 Social Studies Credits to Graduate High School in Wisconsin.

Free online social studies classes for Wisconsin high school students

History courses teach high school students the past to prepare for the future

Our social studies department is focused on providing students with a well-rounded view of the world.

From understanding the human mind in our psychology courses to exploring the rich, complex history of the world, students will benefit from discussions about past and present political, socio-economic, and cultural happenings in our own country and across the globe.

What do you learn in history in high school?

High school students in Wisconsin learn about the history of our state (including history and culture of American Indian tribes), our nation, and the world. Subjects include historically marginalized groups, human and civil rights, organized labor and the collective bargaining process, civic responsibility and stewardship. Further, students learn how to use historical evidence to determine cause and effect, analyze patterns of change and continuity, and understand context for historical events.

Study online and earn 3.5 social studies credits toward your Wisconsin high school diploma*

*On top of the 3.0 social studies credits required by the state, eAchieve Academy requires an additional .5 credit (3.5 credits total) in social studies for high school graduation.

Students can take additional social studies courses for elective credit.

This knowledge is combined with an in-depth analysis of the modern world.

The online high school social studies program at eAchieve Academy teaches students about humanity’s rich history and how our history has shaped the world we live in today.

Online social studies classes for homeschooled high school students

Our entire social studies curriculum is available tuition-free to Wisconsin students enrolled in a homeschool program. With part-time enrollment you can take one or two online classes each semester to supplement your homeschool studies.

How online social studies courses can help you prepare for your dream job

High school social studies classes can help you build a strong foundation for your intended college major or get a head start preparing for a career in criminal justice, the armed forces, the health and wellness industry, psychologypolitics , journalism, law enforcement and the law.

eAchieve offers social studies classes with NCAA certification

eAchieve Academy is an official NCAA-approved online school with a variety of social studies classes that meet the NCAA core course requirements. To see the full list of NCAA-approved online high school courses offered by eAchieve Academy, visit the NCAA Eligibility Center (use school code #502388).

NCAA-accredited online social studies courses at eAchieve:
Economics AP Economics - Micro AP Economics - Macro
US History World History AP US History AP European History
Psychology AP Psychology Criminal Law Government
Human Geography Social Issues Global Issues

Sounds good - but I've got lots of questions.

We understand. You need a lot more info before diving in. We've got lots of resources for students and parents interested in virtual learning on a part-time or full-time basis.

How does a virtual learning environment work?

You may enroll full-time or supplement your traditional brick and mortar education with part-time courses to help graduate or get additional college credit. MORE >>

What are the biggest advantages and benefits of taking online high school courses?

The flexibility offered by online high school courses in terms of scheduling and diversity of course availability makes online school an indispensable resource for high school students in Wisconsin. MORE >>

Are online high school diplomas legitimate and accepted by colleges?

Yes. No diploma earned through eAchieve Academy graduate has ever been turned away by university admissions departments. MORE >>

Which social studies courses should I take to get into college?

We’ve listed college admission requirements for top universities in Wisconsin and nationwide to help you prepare. EXPLORE ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS >>

What are the graduation requirements for eAchieve Academy online students?

Same as any other student enrolled in traditional school in the state of Wisconsin. You need 22 credits. eAchieve Academy can help you pick up those last credits in certain subjects to help you graduate on your timeline. MORE >>

How do online school students develop social skills?

eAchieve Academy offers several opportunities for students to interact with their classmates. An efficient schedule opens up more opportunity to participate in extracirriculars with other students. MORE >>

What are social studies classes in high school?

Social studies is a broad term referring to the study of people, societies and history. Subjects can extend to areas of law, anthropology and an overall view of the interconnected global cultures. Social studies courses help students learn about personal and cultural differences and become informed world citizens.

Subjects in our online social studies curriculum include history, government and civics, geography, psychology and economics.

Which social studies classes are required in high school?

In Wisconsin, high school students are required to take Human Geography, U.S. History, World History, Economics and Government. We also offer many online social studies electives for high school credit.

Contact eAchieve Academy for more information on virtual social studies courses for high school students.

How To Enroll In Online Social Studies

Our Social Studies online course is FREE for Wisconsin residents under 21.
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Students living in other states are welcome to enroll full or part-time with paid tuition
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