The Social Studies Department at Grove School is committed to helping students develop a civic responsibility as well as a cultural appreciation. Social Studies classes cover a variety of topics in US History, Global Studies, Cultural and Social Issues. The department promotes critical thinking through analysis of primary sources and develops students’ ability to formulate and support positions on historical and current topics.
Early College Experiences – Western Civilization Before 1500
Department: Social Studies
HST 1300 is a college-level course offered in coordination with UConn’s History Department. It is a survey course that introduces students to the roots of western civilization by incorporating analysis of content, exposure to primary sources, and college writing. Students that successfully complete the course are eligible to receive 3 credits from UConn.