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Introduction to Sociology

School Year: 2019-2020
Subject: Social Studies and History
Course ID: CAOT79016
College Concurrent: No
School District: Big Horn County School District #1
Credit Recovery: No
Program Name: Wyoming Connections Academy
Course Capacity:
Grade Level(s): 9-12
LMS Platform: LMS means the course learning management system Connexus
Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous
Curriculum Type: Connections Academy
Credits: 0.5
Hathaway Success Course: Yes
Days: See Course Participation below
Advanced Placement: No
Times: See Course Participation below
Start - End Dates: Sep 03, 2019 - Jun 05, 2020
Available for Purchase: District Only

Course Description:
In this course, you will examine the sociological processes that underlie everyday life, focusing on globalization, cultural diversity, critical thinking, new technology, and the growing influence of mass media. By the end of the course, you will be able toExamine socialization and factors that affect socialization and social interactions Analyze the history of politics, globalization, and the effects of transformation Examine diversity in U.S. families and study trends in marriages, remarriages, and divorce Examine issues in education and factors that affect the educational system in the United States Examine urbanization, evolution of various cities, and growth in population in the United States and the world Examine the effects of growth and technology on social interactions and the environment
Course Prerequisites:
Required Materials: None
Course Accessibility: None
Course Participation:
Student participation in this course is documented by the following:
  • Coursework submissions recorded by the learning management system.
  • Participation verified by the virtual education teacher for time spent working offline.
  • Academic-based communication between the student and virtual education teacher or learning coach and virtual education teacher.
  • Synchronous time with the class, a group or the virtual education teacher recorded by the learning management system or teacher.
  • The virtual education teacher verifies participation in the course 1-3 times a week.
  • Virtual education teacher verifies participation 1 to 3 times weekly