EDU 201: Foundations of Education

Class Program
Credits 4
Liberal Education Core
Social Science

This course explores the social, political and philosophical forces behind school structures and practices in the United States as they have evolved over time. Students analyze the interaction of ideas and practices in past, current and future contexts. Critical thinking skills are developed so students think seriously about education as a potential career. Course readings, class activities and projects provide students with a framework from which they can formulate their own educational principles and standards. 10 hours of supervised classroom experience is included. Students seeking admittance to the accelerated education pathway in partnership with UVEI are required to achieve a grade of B or higher.

Semester Offered
Offered fall