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Sign Up for Spring 2019 EPS Courses with Dr. Bernice M. Barnett

by Professor Bernice M. Barnett (bmbarnet@illinois.edu) / Oct 25, 2018

Sign up for Spring 2019 EPS 420 & EPS 421/HDFS424/AFRO 421 Courses!

Professor Bernice M. Barnett (bmbarnet@illinois.edu)

Two Sociological Foundations in Education Courses:

(1) EPS 420 Sociology of Education, Tuesday, 1-2:50 p.m., Education Building, Room 323

4-Hours Credit EPS 420 Graduate Section A: crn #33100

3-Hours Credit EPS 420 Undergraduate Section B: crn #64898

Description: EPS 420 is a sociological examination of education and schooling in society, including major sociological theories, concepts, assumptions, questions, research, and ongoing and current issues and debates related to education and schooling and race, gender, and class diversity in educational achievement. One of the highlights is a focus on the impact of social movements of the 1960s on education and schooling. 

(2) EPS 421 Racial & Ethnic Families Diversity, Tuesday, 10-11:50 a.m., Education Building, Room 323

4-Hours Credit EPS 421 Graduate section A: crn #68790

3-Hours Credit EPS 421 Undergraduate section B: crn #68791

Description: EPS 421/ (HDFS 424 & AFRO 421) is a sociological examination of racial and ethnic diversity of families across and within racial ethnic groups in the U.S. and the basis of family diversity in various regions of the world. One of the highlights of the course is a focus on sociologist Gerhard Lenski's "The Religious Factor." Topics of the class include the significance of diverse religions among ethnic families, religion’s impact on education and schooling and the politics, economy, and religion as a basis of  family ethnic cultural diversity, competition, and conflict in the U.S. and world.

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4-Hours Credit HDFS 424 Graduate section A: crn #68794

3-Hours Credit HDFS 424 Undergraduate section B: crn #68795

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4-Hours Credit AFRO 421 Graduate section A: crn #68792

3-Hours Credit AFRO 421 Undergraduate section B: crn #68793