Sociology

Sociology

(04258A000-3)  Credit: 1

 

Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

 Length: Semester

 

Prerequisites: None

 

Content: Sociology is the social science that concerns itself with the nature, conditions, and consequences of group interaction. Sociology is a semester course that explores the different ways people interact with one another within a society. Students will investigate the theories that seek to explain why contemporary social problems occur and will be introduced to the methods sociologists employ to improve our understanding of human relationships. Topics of study include the socialization process, institutions, social stratification, and social change. While the course is primarily for juniors and seniors, sophomores may enroll with instructor permission.

 

Activities: Assigned readings, lecture, discussion, individual and group reports, audio‐visual aids, book reports, and research papers.