SOCY 467: Sociology of Education

Sociological analysis of educational institutions and their relation to society: goals and functions, the mechanisms of social control, and the impacts of stratification and social change. Study of the school as a formal organization, and the roles and subcultures of teachers and students.
Prerequisite: 6 credits in SOCY courses; or permission of BSOS-Sociology department.
Credits: 3
Grading Method: Regular
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    Fall 2014 Instructor: Linda Moghadam