This course will give students a broad and comprehensive overview of the foundation of education in the United States. Students will investigate the significant educational issues from the various historical, philosophical, sociological, political, and economic perspectives. Specific attention will be focused on the contemporary interrelationships that exist between the
schools and the general society. Students will complete 20 hours of field experience in a public or private school classroom, grades 1-6, with a NYS certified teacher. (Usually offered Fall and Spring semesters.)
Pre-Requisites:ENG 101, EDU 201, minimum overall G.P.A. of 2.5.