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Graduate Course Details
Number AGS 715
Title Historical & Sociological Perspectives on Education
Credits 3.0
Prerequisites Acceptance into the Salem State College/Northeast Consortium CAGS Program


This course will examine the social purposes of education and the role of the school in society in both historical and contemporary contexts. Topics will include traditional and current curriculum and policy responses to social needs, the school's role in community education, the social responsibility of educators, and the function of schools in the economic order.