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Welcome to the Mountain View
Social Studies Department

The overall goal of the Mountain View Social Studies Department is to promote higher-level thinking and reasoning skills.  We provide a wide variety of classes that consist of essential knowledge, skills, and concepts from history, geography, economics, political science, and civics / government as well as from other disciplines.  We aim to increase civic competence and give students the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to become actively engaged citizens.