Sociology

Sociology A

Term 2

In this one-quarter course, students examine the developments, functions, and structure of human society. This introductory course broadly covers several areas of sociology. Students will research theories and critically evaluate evidence to understand human society. Each unit introduces vocabulary terms, theories, and research critical to the understanding of Sociology. Students will learn to develop their own theories of society based on material presented. Sociology A units covered: Introduction to Sociology, Sociological Research, Culture, Society, Socialization, Groups, Crime and social control, Media and Technology, and Global Inequality

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Sociology B

Term 4

 In this one-quarter course, students examine the developments, functions, and structure of human society. This introductory course broadly covers several areas of sociology. Students will research theories and critically evaluate evidence to understand human society. Each unit introduces vocabulary terms, theories, and research critical to the understanding of Sociology. Students will learn to develop their own theories of society based on material presented. Sociology B units covered: Race and Ethnicity, Gender and Sexuality, Aging, Marriage and Family, Religion, Education, Government and the Economy, Health and Medicine, Population, and Social Movements and Social Change