Social Studies

Welcome to the Social Studies Department!

world mapThe mission of the social studies department at Fallbrook High School is to develop responsible and productive citizens who will:

Strive for understanding of political, social and economic issues.
Make informed and reasoned decisions for the good of society.
Participate as members of a culturally diverse society in an interdependent world.  


As a result of participating in the FHS social studies program, students will be able to independently …

  • participate actively and effectively as an informed citizen of a democracy;
  • critically appraise historical and contemporary claims/decisions/issues;
  • respect diverse cultures and honor equality and human dignity; 
  • apply lessons of the past in order to anticipate and prepare for the future;
  • analyze the complex interactions between humans and the environment; 
  • apply economic principles to solve complex problems.