This course will introduce sociology’s basic concepts, theories, research methods, and subfields, covering such topics as socialization, deviance and crime, family, economic inequality, culture, gender, religion, and social movements. Throughout the course of the block, we will come to understand the many ways in
which people’s lives are shaped by the social world and the many ways in which human behavior and interaction serve to reinforce or challenge and reshape or social world.
This course is open to both middle and high school students. Students will be required to practice note taking and turn in 2 projects throughout the course of the block.