EDU-260: History and Civics in Elementary Schools

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Fall 2019
Title when registering
History & Civics in Elem Schls
Credit Hours
3.00
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Explores topics in history, politics, and civics taught in grades K-8 and prepares students to teach these topics. This course presents a survey of Michigan and American history through Reconstruction, as well as early world history. Core course topics may include but not be limited to the following: social studies in grades K-8, Grade Level Content Expectations, using primary and secondary resources, connecting self to the local community, Michigan history and government, American history and government – early settlers through Reconstruction, the purpose, structure and function of government, core democratic values, early Western hemisphere history, and early Eastern hemisphere history.

Pre-requisites
ENG-131 and ENG-132
General Education Categories
  • Social Sciences
Office Contact
School of Health and Human Services: 313-845-9877, hhsinfo@hfcc.edu, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-132