Oct 25, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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ETHS 4040 - Education for Social Justice

3 unit(s)
The interdisciplinary upper division course focuses on how education can help create more fair and just societies. The class focuses on institutional challenges, educational policies, social problems, and solutions in and through K-12 education. Furthermore, the course examines how underserved groups in educational institutions are affected by various systems of inequities, such as racism, classism, sexism, heterosexism, and ableism. The class provides students an opportunity to learn and teach about critical topics that are relevant in contemporary times. The course concludes by concentrating on educational programs and practices that promote social justice and awareness in schools. The class coves a variety of topics that will help to prepare students to teach for social change and work with underserved populations in educational contexts and beyond. Designed specifically for future teachers (LIBS Integrative Inquiry).

Prerequisites: Recommend ETHS 2000, ETHS 2050, ETHS 2100, ETHS 2200, ETHS 2300, or ETHS 4350.

Fall 2021 Schedule of Classes | University Bookstore

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