Social Studies


Welcome to the Social Studies Department's Webpage!  

About Us: 

The Sharyland High School’s Social Studies Department consists of World Geography, World History, American History, United States Government, Economics, and Special Topics in Social Studies Courses. Courses are taught as either college prep, Honors, Dual-Enrollment, or AP classes. The Honors, AP, and Dual-Enrollment classes are more rigorous and challenging. Students analyze the political, social, economic and cultural issues in the United States and around the world. Students are also afforded an opportunity to collect, and interpret data. All students are also presented with domestic and foreign issues, the roles of government, and the democratic process.

Department Chair: Mr. Robert Barbosa
Supervising Administrator: Mr. Jesus Flores
Courses Offered:
  • World Geography (CP & Honors)
  • World History (CP, Honors, & AP)
  • U.S. History (CP, Honors, AP, & Dual)
  • U.S. Government / Economics (CP, Honors, AP, & Dual)
  • Special Topics in Social Studies I & II
  • Human Geography AP

"Kids deserve the right to think
that they can change the world."
-Lois Lowry, Author of The Giver