Curriculum

Curriculum

Curriculum

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The Ph.D. in Education program requires a total of 72 credits consisting of 21 core courses credits, 15 research course credits, 15 concentration course credits, and 21 dissertation credits. 

The current course sequence (subject to change) for the program is as follows: 

Semester

F/Sp/Su

Courses

S.H.

1

Fall

CASE 90800: Current Issues and Research in Access, Success, and Equity in Education

3 cr

CASE 90718: Research Literature Analysis & Writing

3 cr

Concentration I

3 cr

2

Spring

CASE 90810: Quantitative Research Methods in Education

3 cr

CASE 90812: Qualitative Research Methods in Education

3 cr

Concentration II

3 cr

3

Summer

CASE 90716: Introduction to Education Policy

3 cr

4

Fall

CASE 90801: Research Seminar in Access, Success, and Equity

3 cr

CASE 90811: Multivariate Research Methods in Education

3 cr

Concentration III

3 cr

5

Spring

CASE 90801: Research Seminar in Access, Success, and Equity

3 cr

CASE 90814: Advanced Qualitative Research Methods in Education

3 cr

Concentration IV

3 cr

6

Summer

CASE 90717: Program Evaluation and Assessment in Education

3 cr

7

Fall

CASE 90802: Internship in the Academic Profession, Professoriate, and Promoting Student Success

3 cr

 

 

CASE 90803: Equity, Success, and Access in Educational Research

3 cr

 

 

Concentration V

3 cr

8+

Spring

CASE 90890: Dissertation Research

21 cr

 

Concentration Courses

Sequence of courses can vary from semester to semester. But students must complete a minimum of 5 courses or 15 credits.

Urban & Diverse Educational Systems Courses:

  • CASE 90710: Power & Privilege: The Social Construction of Difference (3 cr.)
  • CASE 90712: Examining Intersectionality: Critical Theories of Race, Class, Gender, Sexuality and Citizenship (3 cr.)
  • CASE 90713: History of Urban Education and Communities (3 cr.)
  • CASE 90714: Education Reform in the US: Theories of Change (3 cr.)
  • CASE 90715: Structural, Cultural and Demographic Displacement in Urban Educational Contexts (3 cr.) 

Higher Education/Postsecondary Courses:

  • CASE 90830: Foundations of Student Access, Retention, and Equitable Outcomes in Postsecondary Education (3 cr.)
  • CASE 90831: Organizational Analysis and Administration of Postsecondary Education (3 cr.)
  • CASE 90833: Public Policy and Analysis in Postsecondary Education (3 cr.)
  • CASE 90832: International and Comparative Higher Education (3 cr.)
  • CASE 90834: Student Learning & Development: Impact of Postsecondary Education (3 cr.)
  • CASE 90835: Theoretical and Conceptual Frameworks in Higher Education (3 cr.)
  • CASE 90836: Assessment and Evaluation in Postsecondary Education (3 cr.)
  • EDAM 27737: The College Student: Issues and Support Programs (3 cr.)
  • EDAM 27741: Current Issues in Higher Education (3 cr.)
  • HIED 06605: Higher Education in America (3 cr.)
  • Required Higher Education Elective 

Language & Literacy Education Courses:

  • CASE 90840: Theoretical Perspectives in the Study of Literacy (3 cr.)
  • CASE 90842: Multicultural and Multilingual Issues in Literacy Education (3 cr.) OR CASE 90841: Transliteracy and Translingualism
  • CASE 90844: First and Second Language Acquisition (3 cr.)
  • CASE 90843: Literacy as Practice in and Outside of School (3 cr.)
  • CASE 90845: Children’s Literature and Literacy Theory (3 cr.)
  • CASE 90846: Sociolinguistics and Discourse Analysis (3 cr.) 

Special Education Courses:

  • CASE 90850: Contemporary Issues in Special Education (3 cr.)
  • CASE 90853: Leadership, Policy, and Ethics in Special Education (3 cr.)
  • CASE 90854: Personnel Preparation and Effective Teaching in Special Education (3 cr.)
  • CASE 90855: Evidence Based Practices in Special Education (3 cr.)
  • CASE 90856: Current Issues in Special Education (3 cr.)
  • CASE 90857: Special Topics in Special Education (3 cr.)
  • Required Special Education Elective

Counselor Education Courses: Please note - accepting applications for Fall Semester 2019):

  • CASE 90820: Advocacy, Leadership, and Professional Issues in Counselor Education (3 cr.)
  • CASE 90821: Advanced Practicum in Counseling for Equitable Career and College Readiness (3 cr.)
  • CASE 90824: Advanced Theories in Family and Systems Counseling, Consultation, and Community Engagement for Educational Access (3 cr.)
  • CASE 90822: Advanced Theories of Individual and Group Counseling for Academic, Social/Emotional, and Career Development (3 cr.)
  • CASE 90823: Supervision in Counselor Education (3 cr.)
  • CASE 90825: Practicum in Counseling Supervision (3 cr.)