2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

CSOCL 4201 Social Issues in Education

This course examines diverse contemporary issues in American education such as class, racial, and gender inequity; school choice, vouchers, and charter schools; multiculturalism; ESL/bilingualism; high-stakes testing; and segregation and inclusion. Students will analyze contemporary issues through a combination of field-based experiences and investigation of the social and historical forces that shape the character of schooling in the United States today.




One sociology (CSOCL) course or permission of the instructor