Education (EDU) Courses


EDU 101 Teacher Assistant I (3-0) 3 hrs.

This course is designed to help prepare para-professionals to assist certified teachers in the education of children. Students will develop the instructional techniques necessary to function as a teacher assistant, gain an understanding of the functioning of a school system, and explore current trends in education.  F   View Course Syllabus Adobe Acrobat, PDF


EDU 102 Teacher Assistant II (3-0) 3hrs.

This course is designed to continue to prepare para-professionals to assist certified teachers in the education of children. Students will develop the instructional techniques necessary to function as a teacher assistant, gain an understanding of the functioning of a school system, and explore current trends in education.  S   View Course Syllabus Adobe Acrobat, PDF


EDU 200 Foundations of American Education (3-0) 3 hrs.

A study of the historical, philosophical, social and cultural influences on education in America, including European and non-European influences on American educational thought. Prerequisites: 30 credit hours completed with a 2.0 GPA or higher and ENG 101. Recommended: SOC 100.  F   View Course Syllabus Adobe Acrobat, PDF


EDU 210 Schools in America: Organization and Issues (3-2) 4 hrs.

The course focuses on the dynamics of the school setting and on the interaction between and among students, teachers, administrators, families and others in the community. Issues covered in this course include schools as social systems, school governance, group processes, curriculum design, social class and educational equity, and attention to diverse learners. This course includes thirty hours of guided observation field experience in the K-12 school setting. Prerequisites: EDU 200 and COM 110.  S   View Course Syllabus Adobe Acrobat, PDF


Key to Course Offering Times

F Fall
S Spring
B Both or either Spring and Fall semester
JP Jan Plan/Winter Session
SU Summer