In an often changing world the study of history, politics, and economics is essential to the understanding of issues both past and present. Why did World War II occur? What is a market system? How do politics affect the practices of the United States Government? These are all relevant questions asked and answered by the study of various social sciences. Bassett High School offers courses in World History, United States, History, Economics, United States Government, Psychology, and American Cultures. Through this well-rounded curriculum BHS will produce students who are knowledgeable and caring citizens ready to tackle the issues of the future.
The Bassett High School social studies department is strongly committed to the success of the students of BHS. The BHS Social Studies department has over 50 years of combined experience in education and maintains a high level of excellence. Through collaboration and meticulous planning the department helps students meet their A-G requirements, prepares them for Benchmark testing, and ultimately the college experience. BHS Social Studies is committed to preparing tomorrow’s leaders today!