PhD Curriculum & Instruction: Curriculum Studies

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Curriculum & Instruction: Curriculum Theory consists of a minimum of 90 credit hours beyond the Bachelors.  A minimum of 12 hours must be taken outside the School of Education.  Students must pass a general exam (written & oral), a dissertation proposal, write a dissertation, and pass an oral dissertation defense.   

School of Education Core Courses                                              

(Must be taken consecutively during First Year of Enrollment) 6 Credits

ELRC 7299

Introduction to Scholarship in Education

3 hours

EDCI 7910

Traditions of Inquiry

3 hours

 

Research Methodology & Dissertation Research

Minimum 21 Credits

ELRC 7006 (or Equivalent)

Educational Statistics

4 hours

ELRC 7241 (or Equivalent)

Educational Research Methods

3 hours

ELRC 7243 (or Equivalent)

Qualitative Methods in Educational Research

4 hours

EDCI 9000

Dissertation Research

12-15 Hours

 

Area of Specialization: Curriculum Studies                                                

50 Hours

*Required; Select at least 3 from List below and in consultation with your advisor.

*EDCI 7901

Curriculum Theory

3 Hours

EDCI 4800

Teaching in the Multicultural Classroom

3 Hours

EDCI 5880

Special Topics in Education

1-3 hours

EDCI 7824

Elementary School Curriculum

3 Hours

EDCI 7825

Secondary School Curriculum

3 Hours

EDCI 7904

Education & Cognition

3 Hours

ELRC 7600

Race & Gender

3 Hours

EDCI 7821/7822

Problems in Curriculum

3 Hours

ELRC 7890

Curriculum & College Teaching

3 Hours

EDCI 7903

Curriculum Planning

3 Hours

EDCI 7930/7931

Seminar(s) Curriculum & Instruction

3 Hours

 

Courses Outside School of Education                                                         

12 Hours


Minor Area of Study                                                                                        

12-18 Credits

Select in consultation with your advisor. Possibilities include Women’s & Gender Studies, African American Studies, International Studies.

 

Electives

The remaining courses to complete the program of studies must be selected with the approval of the student’s graduate advisor committee.                                                                                                                                           

Total Credits: 90

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For more information about Curriculum Studies graduate programs, please contact:

Dr. Petra Hendry
121C Peabody Hall
ph: 225-578-2352

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