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    SO280 – Sociology of Education

    Functions of the school in modern society. The school as a social system and as a formal organization. Development and allocation of resources to public education. Impact of social and technological change on the school. The school as an agent of social control and of innovation and change. Problems of education in the urban setting, including the desegregation issue. (No credit if taken after SO380.)

    Prerequisite: Any 100-level SO course or consent of instructor.


    TermBlockTitleInstructorLocationStudent Limit/ AvailableUpdated
    Fall 2019 Block 2 Sociology of Education Lauren Hannscott Palmer Hall 127 17/1 05/31/2020
    Spring 2021 Block 6 Sociology of Education Sandi Wong TBA 25/25 05/31/2020