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Social Studies Department

The Social Studies Department objectives are:

  1. To convey to the student an understanding of man’s role in society in its cultural, historical, political, psychological, geographical, sociological and economical dimensions;
  2. To stimulate (by teaching and example) an adherence to Christian values which convey to the student the balance and judgment necessary for human interaction;
  3. To foster the development of clear writing, critical thinking and analytical reading skills in students, in order that they might discover causative relationships;
  4. To promote in the student a sense of social justice and to develop in him a sense of his responsibilities as a citizen of a democratic society.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Three credits in social studies are required for graduation with one and one-half credits in World Studies, one credit in American History and one-half credit in American Government, including the Constitution exam.

DEPARTMENT CHAIR

David Craine
dcraine@stpatrick.org
773-282-8844 ext. 354

Social Studies Faculty Members

5900 West Belmont Avenue, Chicago, IL 60634