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MA Early Childhood Education
Course Description

EDUC 302A
Introduction to the Humanities
Fall

The purpose of this course is to promote an understanding of the Humanities as an interdisciplinary curricular area. The course emphasizes how the Humanities moves us toward complex engagements with the human condition through the study of history, literature, language, philosophy, and the arts. Students will (1) explore what characterizes a Humanities curriculum, (2) what learning activities, assessments/evaluations, and desired outcomes of such a curriculum could be, and (3) how such a curriculum can be developed in for the different kinds of humans (i.e., students) in secondary schools.

Course Credit:
2

Instructor(s):
Staff

Note(s):
Open to students enrolled in the Single Subject Humanities cohort of the Teacher Education program
Open to graduate students only.

 

Last Updated: 9/21/17