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Undergraduate Bulletin 2009-2010
Bulletin Homepage |School of Education | Courses in Educational Administration and Policy Studies

Courses in Educational Administration and Policy Studies

E APS 400 United States Educational Governance, Policy, and Administration (3)
Historical and current trends in educational governance, policymaking, and administration. Analyses of K-12 and higher education issues at the federal, state, and local levels. Special emphasis on education reform issues specific to New York State.

E APS 470 Introduction to Law and Education (3)
Legal rights and responsibilities of professional personnel and students in K–12 American education, with an emphasis on constitutional principles. Topics include: public-private distinction, freedom of speech, free exercise of religion, academic freedom and tenure, and due process and equal protection guarantees.

E EST 120 Toleration (3)
Interdisciplinary study of the theory, practice, and problems of tolerance. Stressing the historical origins of, the theoretical justifications for, and the sociopolitical conditions conducive to tolerance as well as those factors impeding it.

E EST 300 Social Foundations of Education (3)
Inquiry into educational policies, purposes, and ideas based upon the resources and insights of the humanities and the social sciences. Only one of E EST 300 and 301 may be taken for credit. Prerequisite(s): junior or senior standing.

E EST 301 Issues in American Education (3)
Study of the structure and function of American education in the light of contemporary problems. Only one of E EST 300 and 301 may be taken for credit. Prerequisite(s): junior or senior standing.

E EST 497 Independent Study in Educational and Social Thought (3–6)
Independent reading, study, and research in educational and social thought. Prerequisite(s): junior or senior standing, and consent of department.