Main Campus Requirements

  • Take your required coursework with your classmates as a group, progressing through the required sequence of classes together.

    The two courses offered each Fall and Spring semester meet ten Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. In the summer, students attend all day Friday/Saturday classes from mid-June through the end of July.

    Year One:

    Fall: Six Credits

    • Curriculum Evaluation
    • Critical Analysis of Issues in Education

    Spring: Six Credits

    • Advanced Topics in Human Development and Learning
    • Writing for Professional Publication

    Summer: Six Credits

    • Doctoral Seminar in Research Methods
    • Analysis of Effective Instruction

    Year Two:

    Fall: Six Credits

    • Qualitative Research Design in Education
    • Education for Cultural Pluralism

    Spring: Six Credits

    • Technology in the Curriculum
    • Literacy: Theory, Research, and Practice

    Summer: Six Credits

    • Issues and Processes in Curricular Change
    • Doctoral Seminar in Curriculum and Instruction

    Year Three:

    Fall: Six Credits

    • Comprehensive Evaluation of Educational Programs
    • Research Instrument Design

    Spring: Six Credits

    • Analysis of Qualitative Data
    • Elective

    Summer: Six Credits

    • Elective
    • Dissertation

    Year Four:

    Fall: Six Credits

    • Dissertation