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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDS 3150 - Issues in Multicultural Education in Urban Secondary Schools

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): EDS 3140 or EDS 3240 or MUS 3351

Description: This course develops cultural awareness and a trauma-informed and multicultural framework for viewing classroom interactions and curricula. It addresses racial and ethnic inequality and social stratification as primary lenses for understanding and analyzing the socially constructed concepts related to human diversity (race, ability, age, ethnicity, gender identity/expression, trauma, religion, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status) and the relationship of these social constructs to the school setting. Emphasis is placed on the roles teachers as decision­ makers play in meeting educational needs of learners from diverse backgrounds. Teacher candidates will examine values, beliefs, traditions, identities and contributions of African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, and/or Native Americans. This course requires previous completion of or concurrent enrollment in a field experience: EDS 3140, EDS 3240, or MUS 3351.

General Studies: Social and Behavioral Sciences

University Requirement(s): Multicultural

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