Educational Leadership Courses

BEF
360
Hours
3
Social Psychol Foundtns Educ

An examination of the foundations of education in a modern democratic society and the critical project of promoting social justice through schooling. Attention is also paid to how theories of human nature and the social good shape distinctive philosophies of education.

BEF
362
Hours
3
School, Culture, and Society

An examination of the foundations of education in a modern democratic society and the critical project of promoting social justice through schooling. Attention is also paid to how theories of human nature and the social good shape distinctive philosophies of education.

BEF
483
Hours
3
Educational Policy and Reform

This course introduces undergraduate students to U.S. educational policy and reform by focusing on the relation of the public school to the state, on principles of education, and on the possibilities for reform. Students will analyze contemporary policy debates and reform efforts in view of philosophical perspectives, policy histories, and empirical support.

BEF
484
Hours
3
Church, State and the American Public School

A critical look at the role of religion in public schooling, the separation of church and state in American education and educational policies relevant to the church, state, and education.

BEF
485
Hours
3
Language, Politics, and Education

This course provides students a broad overview of language policy and planning. Drawing on international case studies, students will identify different foci of language planning,including status, corpus, and acquisition planning, as well as the different linguistic and political views that inform policy.

BEF
486
Hours
3
Educational Policy Analysis

This is the capstone course for the Educational Policy Studies undergraduate minor. The purpose of this course is to have the students create a small research project that reflects on their learning from previous courses in the Educational Policy Studies undergraduate minor.

Prerequisite(s): PSC 370, BEF 483, BEF 484, and BEF 485
CAT
100
Hours
3
Computer Concepts & Applicatn

Fundamentals of computer use in education, including software applications, keyboard functions, peripherals, utilities, and software.

CAT
200
C
Hours
3
Computer Education Application

Introduces computer applications relating to problem solving, critical thinking, instruction, data management and Web page development. Computing proficiency is required for a passing grade in this course.

Prerequisite(s): CAT 100
Computer Science
CAT
250
C
Hours
3
Computer Educ Curric Devel

Utilizing computer technology and computer applications in instruction. Computing proficiency is required for a passing grade in this course.

Prerequisite(s): CAT 200
Computer Science