L1 Social Science

L1SOSC
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs V. Hays

This course provides students with an introduction to the Social Sciences. Students will study a selection of concepts and skills taken from Geography, History, Senior Social Studies and Sociology.

Topics will include: The Springbok Tour 1981 (History), Sustainable use of environments -Waitomo field trip (Geography), Social Justice and Human Rights in New Zealand (Homelessness) and Social Processes in Society (Sociology).

This course will be assessed to a selection of Achievement and Unit Standards taken from Geography, History, Senior Social Studies and Sociology.

Assessment will focus on internally assessed standards. Students will have the opportunity to gain up to 15 credits at L1. 


Pathway

L2 Classical Studies, L2 Economics, L2 Geography, L2 History, L2 Sociology, L2 Tourism

Required Prior Learning


Entry is open, but subject to approval by the HOD. This course is not available to students choosing to study either Geography or History at L1; it is an alternative to those subjects.



Course Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 28119 v2 Describe a social process
1
I
4
A.S. 91004 v3 History 1.4 - Demonstrate understanding of different perspectives of people in an historical event of significance to New Zealanders
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 91009 v3 Geography 1.3 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of the sustainable use of an environment
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 91043 v2 Social Studies 1.5 - Describe a social justice and human rights action
1
I
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 15 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.