EDS340 Sociological and Philosophical Foundations of Education

Explores the social/cultural, philosophical, political, and historical context of schooling in the United States. Issues of social difference in education (such as class, race/ethnicity, gender, language, and ability/ disability) are addressed as well as values as they arise in relationships among schools, teachers, students, and communities, in school policies and practices, and in broader educational reform initiatives. Designed for those seeking certification to teach and for others interested in the study of education as a social practice. (Required for teaching certificate.)


  • 3


  • GE3: USST
  • Effective Expression/Written
  • GE4: United States Studies
  • Liberal Arts


  • Must be enrolled in the following level: Undergraduate
  • May not be enrolled in the following field(s) of study (major, minor or concentration): Comm Disorders Cert Program (089)
  • May not be enrolled in the following class: Freshman

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