Education, Schooling, and Society

Course Highlights

Psychological and Social Influences of Bullying in American Schools

Drama in the Classroom: Active Techniques for Theatre Education

Social Inequality and American Education

Exploring Learning Within Informal Environments

The interdisciplinary ESS program explores how people learn and how society, culture, politics, and the economy influence that learning. Students critically analyze issues and examine ways in which policy and design affect teaching, learning, and youth development. Students also are encouraged to advocate for children and families and become aware of the role that education plays in democracy.

Programs Offered

  • Minor
  • Supplementary Major