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2017-2018 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOCI 270 - Sociology of Education

This course utilizes sociological theories and concepts to examine the institution of education in society.  Topics covered include relationships between schools and small groups, communities and societies; relationships between education and other institutions such as families, religion, economics and politics; social organization of education; relationships between curriculum and society; relationships between education and various kinds of inequality (e.g., class, race, gender, and global inequalities ); problems with and related to education; and education and social change.

Credits: 3