|Spring Term 2013 Sociology of Education - 3912 - ETST 340
Prerequisites/Notes: Sophomore standing
Catalog Description : An examination of the social foundations of education in the United States with particular attention paid to the cultural, political, and economic functions of education in modern society. Other topics include the reproductive function of schooling in a society divided along lines of race/ethnicity and class, schools as sites of cultural production, and the historical tension in the U.S. between “equality” and “excellence” in education. Practicum of 20 hours required.
Attributes: Diversity-Dimens GER (01cr), Writing Intensive GER (01cr), Foundation/Gateway Course