Human Relations

Faculty in the Department of Teaching have particular expertise in building relationships, collaborating, and in cultural competency.  The human relations course required for teacher licensure has a natural home in our department.

TEACHING 4170/5170 (280:170g). Human Relations: Awareness and Application--3 hrs

Development of awareness of various societal subgroups, recognizing and dealing with dehumanizing biases, and learning to relate effectively to various groups in order to foster respect for human diversity. Emphasis on self-awareness in human relations issues and how this awareness can be translated into positive relationships with others and integrated into one's professional responsibilities. As part of the class, students will participate in a ten hour non-school based field experience. Students are required to be fully admitted into the Teacher Education Program and successfully completed Level 2 requirements.