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SOC 307J SOCĀ 307J. Education and Society. 3 Hours.

Further study of the ways that schooling shapes the opportunities available to children and youth, and how educational attainment influences the lives and well-being of adults. Subjects include historical development and organization of the American educational system; factors that shape achievement and learning; differential access to educational opportunities along race, class, and gender lines; and the effects of educational stratification. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Sociology 307J and 308 (Topic: Education and Society) may not both be counted.