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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.

Offerings

TermBlockTitleInstructorLocationStudent Limit/ AvailableUpdated
Fall 2017 Block 1 Sociology of Education Lauren Hannscott Palmer Hall 127 25/18 10/24/2017
Spring 2018 Block 5 Sociology of Education Lauren Hannscott TBA 25/14 10/24/2017