Psychology & Sociology

Psychology & Sociology 30 (SSN3171/SSN3176)

Credits: 6
Prerequisite: None (restricted to grade 11 and 12 students)

This course is recognized at the 30 level for high school graduation

This course provides an opportunity to deepen an understanding of human behavior and appreciate more fully the reasons as to why individuals and groups act in the way that they do. From this study, it’s hoped that learners will develop skills and attitudes to live more effectively in today’s complex world.

This course explores the disciplines of Psychology and Sociology through the lens of issues that are appealing and engaging to adolescents. Learners will gain knowledge through looking at how individuals develop their personalities and offer reasoning as to why they behave in certain ways. There will be discovery as to the effects of both individual factors, on our actions, and how we are affected by others socially.

  • Sociology and the Individual: Personal Action and Community Connections
  • Applied Sociology: Adolescent Crime, Youth Rebellion, Protests
  • Sociology and the Individual: Personal Action and Community Connections
  • Changes in Culture: Influences and Social Movements
  • Psychology: research to support increasing knowledge in individual issues of Personality Development, Behavior, Intelligence, Heredity, Mental Health