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 effective 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. Prerequisite(s): full admission into teacher education; junior standing. (Fall, Spring, Summer)