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MEd 514 The sociology of education (3 Credits)

This course centers on the history, development, as well as the current state of primary, secondary and post-secondary educational systems as important social institutions. Students will explore how social factors mold what is being taught and how students are being taught. They will analyze the significant roles of education in the United States.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Study the history, development, as well as the current state of primary, secondary and post-secondary educational systems as important social institutions.
  • Examine emerging theoretical and methodological approaches to the field of sociology of education.
  • Understand the scholarship of class, race, gender and the state in education, and open up new avenues for theoretical and empirical work in the field. Analyze historical perspectives on class and race in education.