Academic Standard: Grade Level or Course

Sociology
Initiative: 
Tennessee State Standards
Set: 
Social Studies (2014-2019)
Type: 
Grade Level or Course — Course
Code: 
S
Grade range: 
9 to 12
Groupings:
Educational Division = Secondary Education

<p><strong>Content Strands:</strong> Many academic standards for social studies courses are categorized into <em>content strands</em> as indicated by letter codes. (C=Culture, E=Economics, G=Geography, H=History, P=Politics/Government, TN=Tennessee)</p>

Students will explore the ways sociologists view society, and also how they study the social world. In addition, students will examine culture, socialization, deviance and the structure and impact of institutions and organizations. Also, students will study selected social problems and how change impacts individuals and societies.
 
Elements within this Grade Level or Course
 
Subject
 
The Sociological Point of View
 
The Role of Culture for Individuals and Society
 
Social Interaction and Social Structure
 
Groups and Organizations in Society
 
The Process of Socialization
 
Deviance
 
Functions and Structures of Social Institutions
 
Major Social Problems
 
How Society Changes