•  Lower Dauphin School District

    Curriculum Guide

    Course Title: Sociology
    Subject: Social Studies
    Grade Level(s): 9-12

    Synopsis of Curriculum

    This course is designed to explore basic principles and theories of sociology.  Topics including culture, social stratification, population, urbanization, social control, deviance, collective behavior, social change, and social movements will be discussed as well as social questions based on how people are members of particular groups. 


    Units of Study Titles

    Unit 1: Introduction to Sociology

    Unit 2: Culture and Social Structure

    Unit 3: Socializing the Individual in Society

    Unit 4: Social Stratification

    Unit 5: Overview of Population/Urbanization; Social Institutions and Social Change