EDC 1000 Introduction To Education

In this course students will explore teaching as a profession in the American education system. It offers a variety of perspectives on education including historical, philosophical, social, legal, and ethical issues in a diverse society. It also includes background knowledge in organizational structure of schools. A practicum component is required which includes 15 hours of classroom observation. This course requires direct contact with children. Because of that fact, students will be required to complete a fingerprint background check.