School-Wide Courses in Education

E EDU 300 Independent Study (1–3)
Independent study with variable credit. Contingent upon the consent and willingness of instructor(s) to function as adviser(s) and the dean, School of Education, or designate(s). The credits may be apportioned in whole or in part as major credit, second field credit, or elective credit as appropriate and as determined by the student’s major department. Prerequisite(s): junior or senior standing, departmental consent. S/U graded.

E EDU 375 Social Responsibility and Citizenship Education in a Pluralistic Society (3)
This course provides opportunities for students to examine their own beliefs and lay theories of schooling and education. First, students will address the issue of the role of schools in creating a just and moral society. The second issue students will address concerns the nature of the content of the knowledge and values which schools define as cultural literacy. The third issue students will examine concerns the standards to be used in evaluating knowledge and values in a pluralistic society.

E EDU 390 Community Service Projects (1–6)
Special projects involving education-related community activities and supporting study, as approved by the dean or designee of the School of Education. Educational Studies minor students must complete this course for a minimum of 3 credits and may repeat the course for a maximum of 6 credits. Registration preference is given to students who have selected Educational Studies as the minor, with seniors having preference over juniors. Prerequisite(s): permission of instructor; must be at least a second semester sophomore. S/U graded.