L2SOCI

L2 Sociology

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Smythe

Sociology involves the critical analysis of how people organise and participate in group or collective behaviour, and how societies change over time. 

This course will provide an introduction to Sociology with a focus on theories about human behaviour, social research methods, the importance of the family, the process of socialisation and the influence of the various groups we belong to.

This course will be assessed to L2 Sociology Graded Unit Standards which are internally assessed. Students will have the opportunity to gain up to 19 credits at L2. Graded Unit Standards offer Merit and Excellence grades as well as Achieved. Credits gained in this course align to one or more national qualification.


Required Prior Learning

Entry is subject to approval by HOD and dependent on proven performance in Year 11. The expectation is that students will have gained at least 14 credits in any L1 (Year 11) Social Science subject or the equivalent in English.

Pathway

Course Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 19 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 8990 v4
NZQA Info
Examine sociological theories

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 8994 v4
NZQA Info
Examine a social institution

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 9002 v4
NZQA Info
Conduct a guided quantitative sociological enquiry

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 28120 v2
NZQA Info
Examine a social process

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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