SOCY 3207 Sociology of Education

3 hours; 3 credits

Education as a social institution. Theoretical perspectives, empirical studies and policy. The organization and structure of the American education system; inequality; peer-groups and socialization; race/class/gendered experiences in schools; current issues with the American education system; the politics of reform.

Prerequisite: SOCY *1101 [5] or SOCY 1200 or SOCY 1201 or permission of the chairperson.


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