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ELED 543: Children, Family, Culture, and Schools, ages 4-12 Years

Important: For the most up-to-date information, refer to the official George Mason Course Catalog

General Information

Credits: 3


Examines child and family development and ways children, families, schools, and communities interrelate. Links children's developing physical, social, emotional, and cognitive abilities to planning curriculum and developing instructional strategies. Notes: Requires school-based field experience. Offered by School of Education. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to EDUC 543.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the Elementary Education licensure program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Junior Plus, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Graduate Special scale.

Current Sections

Upcoming Sections

  • Fall 2024, Section: 002*, CRN 82242, Format: Face-to-Face, Instructor: Nikkia Griffin
  • Fall 2024, Section: 003*, CRN 84279, Format: Hybrid, Instructor: Betsy Levine-Brown

*These sections are available to non-degree seeking students as well. To take courses without applying to a degree program, you'll need to submit an application as a non-degree seeking student. If you're interested in applying a course to a degree in the future, set up a call with an admissions counselor. All courses available in Summer 2020 will be offered online.

Prior Sections (partial list)