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Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015


Approved Courses

The following list includes undergraduate courses that have been approved as of May 2014.  Courses added after that date do not appear in this list.  Courses eliminated after that date may still appear.  Not every course is offered regularly.  Students should consult the Schedule of Classes at www.testudo.umd.edu to ascertain which courses are actually offered during a given semester.

COURSE NUMBERING SYSTEM

Number   Eligibility
000-099   Non-credit course
100-199   Primarily freshman course
200-299   Primarily sophomore course
300-399   Junior, senior course not acceptable for credit toward graduate degrees
386-387   Campus-wide internship courses; refer to information describing Experiential Learning
400-499   Junior, senior course acceptable for credit toward some graduate degree
500-599   Professional School course (Dentistry, Architecture, Law, Medicine) or post-baccalaureate course
600-899   Course restricted to graduate students
799   Master Thesis credit
899   Doctoral Dissertation credit

 

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Courses in "EDPS-Education Policy Studies"

EDPS - Education Policy Studies

EDPS 201 Education in Contemporary American Society (3) Credit only granted for: EDPL201 or EDPS201. Formerly: EDPL201. An examination of the relationship between education and the social environment in contemporary American society. Issues of equality or equal opportunity, individual and cultural differences, education outside of schools, the control of education, and the future of education.

EDPS 210 Historical and Philosophical Perspectives on Education (3) Credit only granted for: EDPL210 or EDPS210. Formerly: EDPL210. An examination of illustrative historical and philosophical examples of the interplay of ideas and events in the shaping of educational aims and practices from ancient cultures to modern technological societies.

EDPS 288 Special Problems in Education (1-6) Restriction: Permission of EDUC-Teaching, Learning, Policy and Leadership department. Formerly: EDPL288. Available only to freshmen and sophomore students who have definite plans for individual study of approved problems relative to their preparation for teaching.

EDPS 301 Foundations of Education (3) Credit only granted for: EDPL301 or EDPS301. Formerly: EDPL301. Social context of education and conflicts over philosophies, values, and goals that are reflected in educational institutions in our pluralistic society. Helps teachers become reflective, critical thinkers about the social and philosophical issues they face and the choices they make.

EDPS 310 Foundations of Education (3) Credit only granted for: EDPL301 or EDPS301. Formerly: EDPL301. Social context of education and conflicts over philosophies, values, and goals that are reflected in educational institutions in our pluralistic society. Helps teachers become reflective, critical thinkers about the social and philosophical issues they face and the choices they make.

EDPS 401 Educational Policy, and Social Change (3) Credit only granted for: EDPL401 or EDPS401. Formerly: EDPL401. An examination of education policy in relation to the social environment and change. Contemporary education and social issues are examined, including technology as a complex force which influences social change. This is a Social Foundations course.

EDPS 488 Special Topics in Education Policy and Administration (1-3) Restriction: Permission of EDUC-Teaching, Learning, Policy and Leadership department. Formerly: EDPL488. Special and intensive treatment of current topics and issues in education policy and administration.

EDPS 489 Field Experiences in Education (1-4) Restriction: Permission of EDUC-Teaching, Learning, Policy and Leadership department. Formerly: EDPL489. Planned field experience in education-related activities. Credit not to be granted for experiences accrued prior to registration.

EDPS 498 Special Problems in Education (1-3) Restriction: Permission of EDUC-Teaching, Learning, Policy and Leadership department. Formerly: EDPL498. Available only to students who have definite plans for individual study of approved problems.

EDPS 499 Workshops, Clinics, and Institutes (1-6) Formerly: EDPL499. The following type of educational enterprise may be scheduled under this course heading: Workshops conducted by the College of Education (or developed cooperatively with other colleges and universities) and not otherwise covered in the present course listing; clinical experiences in pupil-testing centers, reading clinics, speech therapy laboratories, and special education centers; institutes developed around specific topics or problems and intended for designated groups such as school superintendents, principals, and supervisors.

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