University Catalog 2021-2022

Education - Liberal Arts (EDLA)

Education - Liberal Arts (EDLA)

EDLA 1890  Service Learning  (0-1)  

Students complete a service activity in the community in conjunction with the content of a three-credit co-requisite course. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

EDLA 1940  Transfer Coursework  (0-20)  

Transfer Coursework at the 1000 level. Departmental approval may be required.


Maximum Hours: 99

EDLA 2000  Education In A Diverse Society  (3)  

Education in a Diverse Society is an introductory course for those preparing for certification to teach. The overarching goal is to catalyze and refine innate skills for developing social change in the context of the current educational systems locally, nationally, and internationally. This course examines the historical, philosophical, sociological, psychological, organizational, and socio-cultural bases of American education and the political influences as they relate to contemporary issues in education in the United States. It is designed to assist students in determining if they want to pursue teaching as a career and it helps prospective teachers to gain a valid and comprehensive knowledge of what is involved in a teaching career. Emphasis is placed upon reflection, inquiry, and personal involvement in planning an effective and successful career in education. Co-requisite: EDLA 2890

EDLA 2890  Service Learning  (0-1)  

Students complete a service activity in the community in conjunction with the content of a three-credit co-requisite course. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

EDLA 2940  Transfer Coursework  (0-20)  

Transfer Coursework at the 2000 level. Department approval may be required.


Maximum Hours: 99

EDLA 3160  Child & Adolescent Lit  (3)  

This course is designed to provide prospective teachers with an overview of the field of children’s literature with a focus on works appropriate for children and young adults. The history, philosophy, significant authors and texts, and major genres of children’s literature will be explored. Prerequisite(s): EDLA 2000, 2890.

Prerequisite(s): EDLA 2000 and 2890.