L2 Sociology

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Smythe

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.

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.

Learning Areas:

Social Science

Assessment Procedures

L3 Classical Studies, L3 Economics, L3 Geography, L3 History, L3 Sociology, L3 Tourism

Career Pathways

Counsellor, Early Childhood Teacher, Primary School Teacher, Nanny/Child Carer, Private Teacher/Tutor, Secondary School Teacher, Teacher Aide, Sales Representative, Sales and Marketing Manager, Event Manager, Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Recruitment Consultant, Telemarketer, Marketing Specialist, Data Analyst, Police Officer, Psychiatrist, Psychologist, Journalist, Communications Professional, Registered Nurse, Health Care Assistant, Youth Worker, Social Worker