University Catalog 2023-2024

Teacher Education and Learning Science (PhD): Social Studies Education

Degree Requirements

Degrees will be distributed as "Doctor of Philosophy" in TELS with certification specifications listed on the transcripts.

College Scholar Leader Core Courses6
Scholar Leader: Diversity and Equity in Schools and Communities
Scholar Leader: Systemic Change in Education
College Research Methods Courses15
Required Introductory Research Methods Courses6
Applied Quantitative Methods in Education I
Introduction to Qualitative Research in Education
Advanced Research Methods Courses (Select one course from the list below) 3
Applied Quantitative Methods in Education II
Advanced Qualitative Research and Data Analysis in Education
Mixed Methods Research in Education
Advanced Research Methods Electives6
Select two courses from the list above or other advanced research methods courses approved by the student advisor.
Dissertation Research9
Doctoral Dissertation Research
Social Studies Education
TELS Core Courses6
Seminar on Teaching and Teacher Education
Seminar on Learning Sciences
Social Studies Required Speciality Courses24
Contemporary Approaches In the Teaching Of Social Studies
Theory and Research On Teaching and Learning Social Studies
Suggested Elective Courses
Theory and Research in Global Learning
Special Problems in Social Studies Education
Special Problems In Curriculum and Instruction
Other advanced graduate seminars/course(s) in Equity and Education, History, Sociology, Economics, Political Science, or Geography (with advisor approval)