2018-2019 Catalog

SOC 315 Sociology of Education

This course uses different sociological perspectives to examine social aspects of schooling and educational institutions in the U.S. Specifically the course focuses on factors that may impede and/or facilitate learning such as social class gender race and ethnicity teacher and parental expectations and peers. Additionally the role of education in the acculturation and assimilation process is considered as are the ways in which schools ameliorate and/or replicate social inequalities.


4 units


SOC 101

Core Requirements Met

  • United States Diversity