EDU 221 Introduction to Education

3 Credit Hours • 45 Contact Hours (Lecture)

Prerequisite: ENG 121

Note: Must have concurrent field-experience component if not embedded in the class

Focuses on the historical, social, political, philosophical, cultural, and economic forces that shape the United States public school system. Includes current issues of educational reform, technology as it relates to education, and considerations related to becoming a teacher in the state of Colorado. Special interest will be paid to the topic of diversity in the K-12 school system.