Sociology

Prerequisite:

None

Credit:

0.5

Grade Level:

11, 12

This introductory course examines the principles and methodology of sociology, the study of the development, structure, and functioning of human society and the study of social problems. Groups, the group process, and institutions will be a focus of the course. Controversial social issues may be researched and discussed, such as substance abuse, crime, terrorism, poverty, racism, and death and dying. Critical thinking, role-playing, and group discussion will be required.