Grade 11-12. One semester. Prerequisite is prior completion of a Social Studies course.
Sociology will provide students with the basic concepts and tools necessary for understanding human social behavior in a complex world. The course examines the structures and functions of society from a purely sociological perspective and then examines current social issues in America. Topics to be covered include culture, socialization, class status, urbanization, religion, family, prejudice, discrimination, and crime. This is a college preparatory course containing challenging reading.