Introduction to the Teaching Profession (3)
Prerequisite: ENC 1101
An introductory course designed for those considering entering the educational field as professionals or paraprofessionals and for others who have an interest in education as citizens, parents, taxpayers and voters. Topics include the history of education, principles of teaching and learning, contemporary issues in education, comparative education, and the problems and rewards of the profession. This course is a prerequisite for students who plan to study education in the State University System. A minimum of 15 hours of supervised volunteer field experience in a school setting is required. Gordon Rule applies.