ED FND 3251 Black Americans In Education: 3 semester hours

An examination and analysis of conditions affecting the education of black Americans and their schools, with emphasis on relationships between schools and the black community, and needed changes in education.

ED FND 4330 History of American Education through the Lens of Social Justice: 3 semester hours

Prerequisite: A course in American History or consent of instructor. An overview of the evolutionary development of American educational theory and practice from the early colonial period to the present. Attention is also given to selected issues in professional education. This course will examine the history in light of contemporary concerns over social justice.

ED FND 6422 Analysis Of Educational Issues: 3 semester hours

Prerequisite: A course in philosophy of education or a course in history of education or consent of instructor. A critical examination of issues about the elementary and secondary schools. This is done through the analysis of the procedures, resources and goals that guide school policies and practices.

ED FND 6430 Critical Race Theory in Education: 3 semester hours

Prerequisites: Graduate Standing. A treatment of Critical Race Theory (CRT) in educational research. At the end of the semester, students will be able to articulate a personal perspective on CRT and how it could be utilized as a research philosophy and methodology.

ED FND 6431 History of African American Education: 3 semester hours

Prerequisites: Graduate Standing. Exploration of the history of education for African Americans. Among the topics investigated will be provision of schooling by the community and/or state; curriculum debates (i.e., vocational vs. classical), and official policies (and informal practices) surrounding segregation, desegregation, and resegregation. Also explores contested interpretations and the myriad ways that memories and meanings intersect through individuals and communities over education and its value.

ED FND 6497 Problems: 1-10 semester hours