04.637 History & Theory of Curriculum

History & Theory of Curriculum

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 2633
Status Active

This course examines the historical development of American curriculum from the colonial period to the present, with a focus on theories that shaped what was taught in schools, and how those theories reflected social, cultural and political values and conflicts. Particular attention will be paid to curriculum theories that have shaped contemporary curriculum, and to examination of programs that reflect those theories.