SOC-S 312 EDUCATION AND SOCIETY (3 CR.)
The role of educational institutions in modern industrialized societies, with emphasis on the functions of such institutions for the selection, socialization, and certification of individuals for adult social roles. Also covers recent educational reform movements and the implications of current social policies on education.
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|LEC||3||13042||Open||1:00 p.m.–2:15 p.m.||MW||WY 101||Wilbur T
Regular Academic Session / In Person
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- COLL (CASE) S&H Breadth of Inq
- COLL (CASE) S&H Breadth of Inquiry credit
This course will introduce you to contemporary topics in the sociology of education. We will discuss the link between schools and the larger social contexts they are situated in, with a focus on the role of education in reducing, increasing, or creating social inequality along the dimensions of race, class, and gender. We will cover topics of interest in K-12 education, higher education, and education reform through a sociological lens.