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Social Studies Department

Graduation Requirements
Serra students are required to complete four credits in Social Studies.

Instructors
 Mr. Ryan Raible, ChairMr. Katherine Dacanay Mrs. Karen Kolenik Mr. Timothy Chirdon 
412-751-2020 ext. 325  412-751-2020 ext. 306412-751-2020 ext. 319  412-751-2020 ext. 107
raibler@serrahs.org  dacanayk@serrahs.org kolenikk@serrahs.orgchirdont@serrahs.org 
  Ms. Dacanay Website  

Course Offerings

 GradeLevel 1 Level 3 Level 5 
 9 World History World History World History
 10 US/PA Part I  US/PA Part I
 11  US/PA Part II US/PA Part II*
 12  Government & Economics or
Social Studies Elective
 Government* & Economics or
Social Studies Elective
*Denotes classes that are available for "College In High School" credit

 CourseGrades Offered Level 
Pre-Law  11-123/5 
 20th Century Conflicts 12  7 
 European History*11-12  7
 Government*12 7
 Sports in America12  5  
 Sociology*12 
 Psychology* 127
*Denotes classes that are available for "College In High School" credit

Department Highlights
Guest Speakers: Recently students have heard from Vietnam War Veterans, magistrates, WWII Prisoners of War, Attorneys, and parents with experience in related topics.
Supplemental Instruction:  Additional supplemental materials are provided to students seeking extra help