Critical Studies in Education, EDUC 190AC
This course examines how learning environments can empower and disempower individuals and explores the role of education in the social construction of hierarchy, inequality, difference, identity, and power. It embodies a democratic philosophy and practice, creating a learning community that encourages students to take responsibility for their own education and learn through theory, experience, and dialogue. All students must engage in a community project. Course satisfies the American Cultures breadth requirement.
Credit: 6 quarter units /
4 semester units credit
UC Berkeley, Grad School of Education
Course Credit:Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.
If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.
General Education: AC - American Cultures
Major Requirement: Education Minor: Core Class; Interdisciplinary Studies: Discipline requirement; Social Welfare: Secondary Social Sciences Course; Chemistry BS, BA: Satisfies 4 UD units toward College of Letters and Sciences Breadth Requirement
UC Los Angeles:
General Education: Elective units
UC San Diego:
General Education: Warren - May be counted depending on major/PofC/AS; Transfer students may use for UD noncontiguous GE depending on major, Sixth - 1 course Social Analysis; Revelle - one course towards Social Science; TMC 1 course toward upper division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major; Muir: 1 course in a Social Science theme in "Culture, Society, and Social Justice"; Seventh - 1 course towards Alternatives - Social Science
UC San Francisco:
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This Course Qualifies for Credit Towards a Certificate in Education from UC Berkeley.