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MA Early Childhood Education
Course Description

EDUC 201
Social Foundations of Education
Fall and Spring

Overview of the historical, philosophical, and social influences shaping educational practices, beliefs, and goals through history, from the Greeks to the present, focusing on major historical events and selected educational reformers. This course (or an approved equivalent) is required for all credential candidates who earn master's degrees, and is strongly recommended for students in early childhood education. It is also recommended for all Mills students who are interested in schools and their role in society.

Course Credit:


Open to sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students.


Last Updated: 9/21/17