Social Studies

The MHS Social Studies department offers courses that focus on ancient civilization, United States history, the government and economic processes of our nation.



Matthew Bosworth    email     Tel: 831-9203

Mary Cooper           email     Tel: 831-9203

Chad Dockery         email     Tel: 831-9203

Jeffrey Franklin       email     Tel: 831-9203

*Joyce Gilly                 email     Tel: 831-9203

Mark Hurt               email      Tel: 831-9203

Dan Mikesell           email      Tel: 831-9203

Jason Wilburn         email      Tel: 831-9203

*Department Chair



At MHS our Social Studies department offers a wide variety of courses.  During freshmen year students are required to take US History with the focus being the time period post-Civil War to the present.  Sophomore year students are required to take World History where the focus will be ancient civilizations with a constant comparision between the then and now.  Both US History and World History offer honors sections that will help qualifying students prepare to take ACP US History their junior year for Indiana University credit.  All Mooresville students are required to take both Government and Economics.  Depending on a student's schedule Economics and Government may be taken during their junior or senior year.

Students may also take electives in Sociology, Psychology, and Law Education.