Sociology

Sociology

Course Summary

Are you interested in human behaviour, how you fit into society and what it means to live in a society together? Studying Sociology gives you the knowledge and skills to understand how this interaction works and doesn’t work in society. You’ll develop critical thinking skills, research skills, interpersonal and cross-cultural skills. In Unit 1 & 2, you’ll take a deep dive into Youth, Family, Education and the Workplace. In Unit 3 & 4, you’ll explore culture and ethnicity.

VCE: Unit 1, Unit 2 and Unit 3 & 4 sequence available

Learning Activities & Assessment

  • Exmine the role of the family and the impacts on it
  • Explore the theory of deviant behaviour
  • Explore the historical impacts of how we shape Aboriginal identity today
  • Develop an understand of social justice and human rights
  • Analyse social movements and examine criticisms for and against a movement

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Approximate Costs

Unit 1 & 2

Textbook Hire $20

Unit 3 & 4

Textbook Hire $30

Learning Area Contact

Humanities Learning Area Leader

Elizabeth Pearce