In this department, you will find a list of courses offered, downloadable resources, staff contact information and promotional videos.

  • Welcome to Morton HSD 201 Social Science Department!


    The mission of the J. Sterling Morton District 201, Social Science department, is to ensure our students can use reading, writing, and critical thinking skills to understand historical, economic, and societal trends, to become active citizens in a participatory democracy.


    The Faculty of Social Sciences empower students with the tools for our students to become life-long learners, problem solvers, and productive members of society.

    Mrs. Karen O'Connor - Director of Social Sciences and Fine Arts

    In the social science department at District 201, students will learn the following:

    • American History
      • AP American History
    • Latin American History
    • Modern History
    • World History
      • AP World History
    • Civics and Economics
    • AP American Government and Politics
    • AP European History
    • AP Micro Economics
    • AP Psychology