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Cultural Foundations - Ph.D. Program Requirements PDFDownload to print

For students who come to the program from fields that are not related to the Cultural Foundations of Education, up to 12 additional credits of foundational coursework may be required. See faculty advisor

Course Title Credits
Professional Core
CULT 80090 Doctoral Residency Seminar 3
CULT 89581 Pro-Seminar in Cultural Foundations 3
Research: choose from the following: 12
CULT 80050 Humanities-Oriented Research in Education (3)  
EVAL 75510 Statistics I for Educational Services (3)  
EVAL 85516 Qualitative Research Design (3)  
Specialized Research, as approved by faculty advisor (3)  
Major Focus Electives: choose from the following 30
CULT 70093 Variable Topic Workshop in Cultural Foundations * (1-4)  
CULT 79510 Classics in Philosophy of Education (3)  
CULT 79530 Multicultural Education Theories and Scholarship (3)  
CULT 79560 Contemporary Philosophy of Education (3)  
CULT 79564 History of American Education (3)  
CULT 79568 Great Ideas in Education (3)  
CULT 79569 International Education: Foundational Issues (3)  
CULT 79571 Globalization and Education (3)  
CULT 79575 Anthropology and Education (3)  
CULT 80030 Social Contexts of Education: Contemporary Issues and Theory (3)  
CULT 89521 Multicultural Educational Practice and Policy (3)  
CULT 89571 Comparative and International Education (3)  
CULT 89582 Social Perspectives of Education (3)  
CULT 89591 Seminar in Cultural Foundations * (1-6)  
CULT 89592 Advanced Practicum and Internship in Cultural Foundations * (2-6)  
CULT 89595 Special Topics in Cultural Foundations* (3-6)  
CULT 89596 Individual Investigation in Cultural Foundations* (1-3)  
CULT 89598 Research in Cultural Foundations* (1-5)  
other courses, as approved by faculty advisor  
CULT 80199 Dissertation I** (minimum 30 credits) 30
  1. Course is repeatable.
  2. Upon admission to candidacy each doctoral candidate, must register for CULT 80199 Dissertation I. It is expected that a doctoral candidate will continuously register for Dissertation I for a total of 30 hours, and thereafter CULT 80299 Dissertation II, each semester (including summer) until all requirements for the degree have been met.