Provides a comprehensive orientation to the teaching profession. The theoretical content and field-based experience help candidates gain an informed overview of the dimensions of public education in the United States. Examine and critique historical, philosophical and intellectual foundations of the American education system that includes school organization and governance, ethical and legal matters, social roles, curriculum, major trends, and current educational issues. Develop a broad understanding of teaching certification and licensure and reflect on personal interests in a teaching career. One hour per week.