Introduction to Sociology – Thursday – Fall 2022 and Winter 2023- 20 Weeks – Grades 10 – 12
Thursday, September 1 2022 @ 11:00AM – Thursday, March 23 2023 @ 12:30PM EDT
Grade/Level:10 – 12
Day of Week:Thursday
Class Times:11:00AM – 12:30PM (ET)
Terms/Semesters:Fall 2022/Winter 2023
AP / Honors / NCAA ApprovedNCAA Approved Course
Welcome to Sociology 101!
This course is an introduction to sociology as a way of understanding the world. Sociology is a field of study that explains social, political, and economic phenomena in terms of social structures, social forces, and group relations. The course will introduce students to the field by focusing on several important sociological topics, including socialization, culture, the social construction of knowledge, inequality, race and ethnic relations, poverty, and political sociology.
This class will be lecture and discussion based. Students will be encouraged to think critically and participate in discussion of topics. Students will have to opportunity to analyze case studies and come up with a diagnosis for each. They will also develop and do a presentation on the psychological disorder they’ve chosen.
Weekly homework will vary and will average approximately 2 – 3 hours per week.
NOTE: Registration deadline is August 15, 2022.
There must be a minimum of 5 students to run this class.
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