General Information

These three courses are prerequisites for entrance into NWFSC's B.S. in Education and B.S. in Early Childhood Education programs.

 

EDF 1005 - Introduction to the Teaching Profession

3 Credit Hours
(Fall, Spring)

A study of the history, philosophy and social context of education. The course will help the student think critically about the process of education and his/her role as an educator. During a thirty-hour field experience, the student will observe and participate in the educational settings of local schools. An additional fingerprinting cost may be associated with this course. This course requires a minimum grade of "C" if used to meet state prerequisite requirements for entry into a Bachelor of Teacher Education program.

 

EDF 2085 - Introduction to Diversity for Educators

3 Credit Hours
(Fall, Spring)

This course will provide the student with the opportunity to explore personal values and attitudes toward cultural diversity. Designed for the prospective educator, the theoretical component will examine the issues of teaching in culturally diverse classrooms. A thirty-hour field experience and examination of educational materials will enhance the student's understanding of multiculturalism. This course requires a minimum grade of "C" if used to meet state prerequisite requirements for entry into a Bachelor of Teacher Education program. An additional fingerprinting cost may be associated with this course.

*This college credit course qualifies as having an international and/or diversity focus for Teacher Education Programs common prerequisites.

 

EME 2040 - Introduction to Technology for Educators

3 Credit Hours
(Fall, Spring Summer)

This course will develop competencies necessary to integrate technology into classroom instruction. Students will survey a variety of instructional technology materials, software, and systems, as well as learn to use these in the classroom environment. This course requires a minimum grade of "C" if used to meet state prerequisite requirements for entry into a Bachelor of Teacher Education program.