EDUC 3315 Students and Learning

This course is an introduction to the teaching profession. The content is organized around the following clusters: becoming a teacher, the roles and responsibilities of teachers in today’s schools, characteristics of contemporary schools, structure of education in Texas, Code of Ethics & legal issues, family/school partnerships, and professionalism. The course is a designated Writing Emphasis class (WE).

EDUC 3330 Social Studies Strategies

Designed specifically for education majors for elementary and middle level, this course provides students with skills and understanding needed to plan, organize, and deliver effective instruction based on the Social Studies TEKS. Special emphasis is given to instruction in geography, economics, and American history. Students develop an understanding of the social and environmental consequences of scientific discovery and technological innovation.