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Doctoral Course Requirements

 

Degree Course Requirements
 
Prefix and Number
Required Courses
(Differences between PhD and EdD requirements noted)
SCH
Required Foundation Courses
DE 7301
Understanding Developmental Education Learners in a Diverse Society
3
DE 7302
Policy and Politics in Developmental Education
3
DE 7303
Teaching and Learning in Developmental Education
3
DE 7305
Multicultural Education in a P-16 Context
3
DE 7380
Managing Developmental Education Programs (EdD Only)
3
Required Research Courses
CI 7101
Introduction to the Research Experience (repeated 3 times)
(1x3)=3
CI 7302
Research Methods and Measurement in Education 3
CI 7351
Beginning Quantitative Research Design and Analysis
3
CI 7352
Beginning Qualitative Research
3
CI 7386
Directed Research (PhD Only)
3
Required Courses Subtotal
27
 
 
 
Prefix and Number
Prescribed Elective Courses
SCH
Specialization Electives
(PhD, Select Five Courses)
(EdD, Select Seven Courses)
 
See list of courses under each specialization, below
 
Research Electives
(PhD, Select Three Courses)
(EdD, Select One Course)
CI 7353
Intermediate Quantitative Research Design and Analysis
3
CI 7354
Intermediate Qualitative Design and Analysis
3
CI 7355 Mixed Methods Research and Evaluation 3
CI 7358 Theoretical and Conceptual Frameworks in Qualitative Research 3
CI 7359
Seminar in Quantitative Research
3
Prescribed Elective Courses Subtotal
24
 
Prefix and Number
Other Course (Select One Course)
SCH
 
Select Course
3
Other Course Subtotal
3
 
 
 
Prefix and Number
Dissertation Courses
SCH
DE 7199 / 7299 / 7399 / 7599
/ 7699 / 7999
Dissertation
 
Dissertation Courses Subtotal
12
Total Credits
66
 
Specialization Elective Courses
 
Developmental Literacy:
 
RDG 7301 Theory and Research of Literacy (3 credits)
RDG 7302 Theory and Research of College Basic Literacy (3 credits)
RDG 7303 Theory and Research of College Academic Literacy (3 credits)
RDG 7304 Theory and Research of Literacy Instruction for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Readers (3 credits)
RDG 7305 Theory and Research of Literacy Assessment (3 credits)
RDG 7306 Literacy Research Seminar (3 credits)
RDG 7307A Special Topics: New Literacy Studies (3 credits)
RDG 7307B Special Topics: Community Literacy (3 credits)
RDG 7307C Special Topics: Foundations of Integrated Reading & Writing Pedagogy (3 credits)
RDG 7307E Theory, Research and Practice of Disciplinary Literature (3 credits)
ENG 7300 Language Problems in a Multicultural Environment (3 credits)
ENG 7316 Foundations in Rhetoric and Composition (3 credits)
ENG 7317 Specializations in Rhetoric and Composition (3 credits)
ENG 7326 Contemporary Composition Theory (3 credits)
ENG 7383 Studies in Rhetorical Theory (3 credits)
DE 7304A Special Topics: Curriculum Design in Developmental Education (3 credits)
DE 7304B Special Topics: Theory and Research of Digital Literacies (3 credits)
DE 7381 Practicum (3 credits)
CI 7303 Educational and Psychological Measurement and Assessment (3 credits)
CI 7360 Designing Educational Research (3 credits)
 
 
Learning Support:
 
DE 7304A Special Topics: Curriculum Design in Developmental Education (3 credits)
DE 7304C Special Topics: Student Motivation and Self-Regulation
DE 7321 The Community College (3 credits)
DE 7322 Learning Support Centers in Postsecondary Settings (3 credits)
DE 7323 Academic Support for Students with Learning Disabilities (3 credits)
DE 7324 Teaching Learning Strategies and Critical Thinking (3 credits)
DE 7325 Advising Developmental Students (3 credits)
DE 7381 Practicum (3 credits)
CI 7326 Grant Development and Management (3 credits)
CI 7303 Educational and Psychological Measurement and Assessment (3 credits)
CI 7360 Designing Educational Research (3 credits)
 
 
Developmental Mathematics:
 
MATH 7111 Seminar in Teaching (1 credit)
MATH 7188 Seminar in Mathematics Education (1 credit)
MATH 7302 History of Mathematics (3 credits)
MATH 7306 Research in Mathematics Education (3 credits)
MATH 7324
Curriculum Design & Analysis (3 credits)
MATH 7328 Instructional Techniques & Assessments (3 credits)
MATH 7378A Problem Solving, Reasoning, and Proof (3 credits)
MATH 7378B Connecting and Communicating Math (3 credits)
MATH 7366A Teaching Post-Secondary Students (3 credits)
MATH 7366E Developmental Mathematics Curriculum (3 credits)
MATH 7378E Developmental Mathematics Perspectives (3 credits)
MATH 7386 Independent Study in Mathematics Education (3 credits)
MATH 7396 Mathematics Education Research Seminar (3 credits)
CI 7303 Educational and Psychological Measurement and Assessment (3 credits)
CI 7360 Designing Educational Research (3 credits)
DE 7304A Special Topics: Curriculum Design in Developmental Education (3 credits)
DE 7381 Practicum (3 credits)