Major Ideas and Issues in Education

PHIL202 (Liberal Arts) Major Ideas and Issues in Education 3 hrs. 3 crs. An introduction to the major historical, philosophical, and sociological ideas in American education, including the history of schooling in the United States. Historical threads from a variety of multicultural perspectives will be presented, and philosophical approaches from selected global thinkers will be discussed. The student will be encouraged to develop his/her own unique philosophy of education. Preq: ENG 125. Not open to students with credit in SOC 202. Required for all teacher education. Includes seven (7) hours of fieldwork. Required for all teacher education students. This course is cross listed with SOC 202. This is a Writing Intensive course.