Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

EDUC 330 - THE AMERICAN HIGH SCHOOL

Long Title: THE AMERICAN HIGH SCHOOL
Department: Education
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture/Laboratory
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: Historically one of the few universally experienced institutions in the U.S., the American high school has been an essential rite of passage for youth and an essential building block of democracy. Students in this course will study the historical origins of the high school and examine its roles in the economy, culture, and the lives of youth. Using field study of an urban high school (15 hours of observation required for undergraduates), students will analyze the contemporary high school and debate about its future. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: EDUC 530. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for EDUC 330 if student has credit for EDUC 530.