SOCI 384 - Sociology of Education

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Take SOCI-201. (Required, Previous).
Credit Hours: Min: 3; Max:

Description: This course examines the structure and operation of the education system, primarily in the United States. Several issues will be addressed including: theoretical perspectives on education's role in society; how schools interact with other social institutions, such as the family, economy, politics, and religion; funding sources and variety of educational institutions; factors affecting student performance; issues of access and inequality among different social and demographic groups; and public policies affecting educational outcomes.

No periods were set for this course