This course studies the educational philosophies of idealism, realism, pragmatism,
reconstructionism and existentialism in the context of diverse educational populations.
Multicultural curriculum planning approaches as well as the history and contributions of
minority groups to American education are also examined. (Students enrolled in the M.S.
Degree Programs in Educational Leadership and Curriculum and Instruction are required to
complete this course within the first 12 credits; students enrolled in the M.S. Degree Program in Reading Specialization are required to complete this course within the first 9 credits.)