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Explanation: It depends on the level. "Social studies" at an elementary/secondary school level would be "estudios sociales", meaning geography, history, a bit of knowledge of culture, etc.etc.
Agua Spain Native speaker of: English, Spanish PRO pts in pair: 131
Explanation: When I went to school in Mexico we didn't have anything like Social Studies as a class. In talking to my husband who did go to school here I find that it is exactly the same as Civics and this is how you'd describe Civics class in Spanish. (Civics is just a High School word for Social Studies.) Hope this helps you out! Good luck!
Explanation: If this is an elementary, middle or high school course then "Estudios Sociales" is the correct term.
Science Class - Clase de Ciencia
Math Class - Clase de Matemática
English Class - Clase de Inglés
...and so on. These are the normal elementary and middle school classes.
Ciencias sociales: áplicase a menudo a las ciencias humanas: las que, como la psicología, antropología, sociología, historia, filosofía etc. se ocupan de aspectos del hombre no estudiados en las ciencias naturales.
Ref.: Diccionario de la Lengua Española de la Real Academia Española