Education Sociology (EDSO)

EDSO 501 Foundations of School Counseling: Referral Sources for Clients and Students With Special Needs 3 Credits

Addresses community social services available to clients and special needs students. Reviews principles and methods utilized by social agencies. Representatives of various community agencies are invited to discuss the role and function of the agencies they represent. Students visit various community agencies and report on their work.

EDSO 510 Sociological and Cultural Foundations of Education 3 Credits

The American public school as a social organization which influences and is influenced by local, national and international cultural evolution. An exposition and analysis of the vibrant multicultural issues that sometimes determine the outcome of public education. An exploration of contemporary educational problems and challenges resulting from changing social and cultural conditions. A perceptive and reflective placement of these changes in a historical context to enable students put the future in perspective.