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Introduction to Education

Course Description

The student will identify and define current issues in education and describe various philosophical viewpoints in education. Students interested in teaching secondary education or special education are recommended to take EDUC 217 as a follow-up to this course. Students interested in teaching early childhood education or general elementary education are recommended to take EDUC 217 or EDUC 225 as a follow-up. The EDUC field work lab (EDUC 199) and a grade of B or better are required for successfully transferring this course to most four-year institutions for education majors.