UT Dallas 2015 Graduate Catalog

SOC6361 - Education in U.S. Society

SOC 6361 Education in U.S. Society (3 semester credit hours) This course will examine the institution of education, examining the ways in which schools are embedded within social, historical, and cultural contexts. Attention will also be given to the complex relationships between educational institutions and families, the communities they serve, and their role in shaping processes of socialization and stratification. (3-0) Y