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EDU 2103. Social Foundations for Education in a Diverse U.S. Society. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing and passing scores on all three sections of a Texas Success Initiative (TSI) approved assessment instrument. Students will explore the relationship between school and a diverse U.S. society. They will explore the need for an educational philosophy suited for educating a diverse population; the role of ethnicity, gender, and class in the historical construction of schooling as it is today, the interactive effects of culture and economics upon and within schools, and the politics of education. Students will explore the interconnections of the above issues. Generally offered: Fall, Spring, Summer. Course Fees: LRH1 $10; STF1 $57; STSH $15.