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SOCL 320 - Sociology of Education

3 credits
Sociology of Education examines the structure and process of education in contemporary society. The primary focus is on U.S. public education. Topics include the contribution of sociology to understanding education and teaching; the relationship of education to other institutions such as the family, government, religion, and the economy; demographic changes that effect education; the effect of social class on student achievement and teaching; formal and informal positions, roles and processes in schools; and consideration of current issues such as school funding, compensatory and special education programs, race and gender issues, and educational reform movements. 

Prerequisite(s): Completion of FHBS Pillar course
Corequisite(s): None

*Fulfills Civitae Core PHBS

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