Foundation of Education

This course examines the philosophical, sociocultural, historical, political, and developmental foundations of elementary education in the United States, as well as current issues and future trends. A 40- hour field-based experience in an elementary classroom (grade 1-6) is required. This course meets state Elementary Education Transfer Compact requirements. A CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) check and fingerprinting are required. Students pay the fingerprinting fee. Students sign a mandatory Acknowledgement of Risk and Consent Form. Prerequisite: None. Co-requisite: ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score / 3 credits. Offered: Fall