•  Sociology Syllabus


    Vocabulary: sociology, sociological perspective, the sociological imagination, Auguste Comte, Harriet Martineau, Herbert Spencer, Emile Durkheim, Karl Marx, Max Weber, Georg Simmel, Jane Addams,

    W.E.B. DuBois, C. Wright Mills, Structural Functionalism, Symbolic Interaction, and Conflict Theory




     Foundations and Research SSSocFR1: Students will explain the origins of sociology and the sociological perspective, and how sociology relates to the other social sciences.

    a. Explain sociology, sociological perspective, and the sociological imagination.

    b. Describe the origins of sociology as a social science and the significance of its historical framework.

    c. Explain the relationship of sociology to the other social sciences.

    d. Identify careers where sociological knowledge is applicable.



     SSSocFR2: Students will explain the research methodologies used in sociology.

    a. Identify the major research methods used in sociology.

    b. Explain how various methods are used to conduct research in sociology.

    c. Evaluate the strengths and weakness of the methods of sociology research

    d. Explain the importance and influence of ethics in guiding research and data collection in sociology.


     SSSocFR3: Students will explain the major theoretical perspectives in sociology.

    a. Explain and apply the theoretical perspectives of Structural Functionalism, Symbolic Interaction, and Conflict Theory.

    b. Compare and evaluate the theoretical perspectives of Structural Functionalism, Symbolic Interaction, and Conflict Theory.





    1.       Complete all vocabulary

    2.       Answer all standards and element,

    3.       In a chart compare and contrast the founders or various sociological perspectives

    4.       Compare and contrast sociological perspective and sociological imagination

    5.       Create a visual presentation that shows of sociology can be used in the workforce.

    6.     Write a paper that explains the role of ethics in Sociology

    7.       Use one the major major research methods to study a designated topic. Present your results.

    8.       Create a graphic organizer that shows the Similarities and differences in the three major theories and their applications

    9.       Complete all other in class assignments as indicated.