Major Ideas and Issues in Education

SOC202 (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 PHIL 202. Required for all teacher education students. This course is cross-listed with PHIL 202. This is a Writing Intensive course.