Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

EDUC 530 - 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):
Graduate
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. This course will study the historical origins of the high school; examine its roles in the economy, our culture, and the lives of youth. We will examine the contemporary high school and debates about its future, through the field of study of an urban high school (20 hours of observation required for graduates). Required for certification unless EDUC 501 is substituted. Additional assignments are required. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: EDUC 330. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for EDUC 530 if student has credit for EDUC 330.