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SOC 296Q Topic: Social Inequality and Education: Family, Class and Outcomes

New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Area of Knowledge V.
Course Description: This course will focus on the relationship between socioeconomic status and academic achievement with an emphasis on the role of parents and other agents in fostering academic success, particularly among economically disadvantaged youth. The course will also explore importance of the home environment in supporting educational achievement.


3 credits