Next Previous Contents Search UA


[Course Listings]

HISTORY, PHILOSOPHY, AND SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION (BEF)

Professor Stephen Tomilson, Program Coordinator
Office: 205 Wilson Hall

Enrollment in specific courses in the College of Education may be restricted to students who clearly demonstrate the greatest potential for success as teachers. Factors such as general studies courses completed, GPA, scores on state and program tests, interviews, etc., may be considered.

BEF 362 History, Philosophy, and Social Foundations of Education. Three hours.

Prerequisite: Admission to PTEP.

An examination of the social, philosophical, and historical foundations of education in a modern democratic society. Critical attention is paid to contrasting theories of human nature that, when combined with judgments about the purpose and conduct of life, have shaped pedagogy.