What is Sociology? Assignment

  • Sociology

    Unit 1: Intro to Sociology Through Identity

    What is Sociology? Assignment


    Directions: Using the assigned text according to course level, explore the basics of sociology by reading and taking notes to create a better foundation for this course. Focus on understanding these terms/ideas (not in order):



    3.Natural Sciences vs. Social Sciences

    4.Sociological Perspective

    5.Beginner’s Mind (Honors ONLY)

    6.C. Wright Mills’ Sociological Imagination


    Honors: Read BOTH texts.

    CP: Read only the Down to Earth text.


    Real World Text: pages 6-18, stopping at Sociology’s Family Tree

    Down to Earth Text: pages 2-7, stopping at the Origins of Sociology