West Hancock High School
|ENG-105 Composition I||Trautman, D||3|
|SOC-110 Intro to Sociology||Lang, H||3|
|ENG-106 Composition II||Trautman, D||3|
|SOC-115 Social Problems||Lang, H||3|
ENG-105 Composition I
Improvement of skills in reading, writing, and listening with an emphasis on expository methods of development and personal experience as supporting material. Students may be requested to use word processors and the Writer’s Workbench analyses programs, the Writer’s Workbench STEPS programs, and the structuring sentences video series. Students must meet minimum competency requirements in writing to receive a grade of C or higher. (45-0) Equivalent to ENGL-104, ENGL-101, 30-101, ENG-102.
ENG-106 Composition II
Prerequisite: ENG-105, Composition I, or ENG-102, Composition & Speech I. Students must have earned a C or higher grade in Composition I or Composition & Speech I before enrolling in Composition II.
A continuation of ENG-105 Composition I, with an emphasis on argumentative and persuasive writing, on research methods, and on language. Students may be requested to use word processors, Writer’s Workbench analyses, Writer’s
Workbench STEPS, and sentence structuring videos. (45-0) Equivalent to ENGL-102, ENGL-105, 30-102, ENG-103.
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology
This is an introductory survey course; sociology is the scientific study of society. Inquiries into what holds societies together, what causes societies to change, and how social forces affect our daily lives are covered in this course. Topics covered include: culture and society, socialization, social research, groups, organizations, institutions, deviance, gender, race, and ethnicity. An emphasis is placed on cultural diversity. (45-0-0-0) Equivalent to 80-110, SOCS-101
SOC-115 Social Problems
Prerequisite: SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology is recommended
Corequisite: SOC-881 Social Responsibility and Community Service is recommended.
An introduction to the study of contemporary social problems. The course examines how social problems are identified, explores underlying conditions and causes of social problems, and considers possible solutions and policy implications. Emphasis is on sociological and critical thinking frameworks. Topics of exploration include: mental illness, substance abuse, crime, prejudice and discrimination, prostitution, poverty, and more. (45-0-0-0) Equivalent to 80-111, SOCS-103