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SOCIOLOGY COURSE OUTLINE
Mrs. Mais
COURSE DESCRIPTION
At the completion of the course the student will be able to:
1. Define “Sociology” and describe how sociologists use the scientific method to explain social
issues.
2. Identify and explain the meaning of sociological term.
3. Describe how the environment affects culture.
4. Describe how culture effects individuals.
5. Explain the social structure of human society.
6 . Explain the major social institutions of our society.
7. Explain the process of human socialization.
COURSE OUTLINE
UNIT I Introduction to Sociology
The student will be introduced to the field of Sociology and basic sociological theory.
UNIT II Culture
The student will be introduced the concept of culture and the interaction of culture, the
environment, and the individual.
UNIT III Deviance
The student will explore the sociological explanations for deviant behavior and the way
in which our society deals with that issue.
UNIT IV Social Structure
The student will look at the social structure of human society ad how social class effects a
people way of life.
UNIT V Social Institutions
The following major institutions of society will be explored:
The family
Religion
Education
Government
Economy
GRADING PROCEDURES
90-100 A
80-89 B
70-79 C
60-69 D
59-0 F
ATTENDANCE/TARDY POLICY
See student handbook
MAKEUP WORK POLICY
All tests must be completed on the day scheduled or the day the student returns to school unless
otherwise arranged.
ACADEMIC DISHONESTY
Will result in a zero on the assignment and possible disciplinary measures
PAST-DUE ASSIGNMENTS
Assignments that fail to be turned in on assigned due date will docked 10% of the assignment’s
total points.
--50% of total points can still be attained on past assignments exceeding four days. It is better
to turn in a past-due assignment and reduced points, than to take a zero on the assignment
FINAL POLICY
Finals can be exempt if no more than one day of school is missed school are not considered an
absence (ISS is not an excused absence).
CLASS RULES
Be respectful to all people and things