15 TCE credit points

Level: Level 2

Hours: 150

Type: TASC

Standards: LIT

Course overview

You have
TASC course
May lead to
 
  • ‘C’ in Year 10 Australian Curriculum English.
Introduction to Sociology and Psychology 2
  • A pathway to Sociology 3 and Psychology 3 and further studies in psychology, sociology
  • Career pathways in the community, social work and health sectors for students who are not necessarily planning a pathway to pre-tertiary study

  • The disciplines of sociology and psychology
  • About society, behavioural sciences and culture and the various social interactions of individuals and groups
  • Why other people behave the way they do (individually and in groups)
  • The way human societies are structured and major issues facing these societies
  • Theories and ideas to explain human actions and behaviours.

  • Investigate sociology as a study that seeks to explain human behaviour in contemporary social life
  • Investigate psychology as a study that provides an understanding of human behaviour and the experiences of the individual
  • Discuss key topics on sociology and psychology
  • Use basic terms, concepts and ideas to describe human behaviour and motivation
  • Apply appropriate theories to interpret evidence and information from a variety of sources
  • Examine the forces that influence behaviour
  • Investigate sociological and psychological concepts
  • Investigate topics from the fields of sociology and psychology.

  • Is interested in developing understanding of themselves and other individuals, groups and institutions within society
  • Is interested in a Level 2 course in the Behavioural Sciences that may also provide a pathway to further studies at Level 3.