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Doctoral Course Sequence

Doctoral Course Sequence

Both the Ed.D. and the Ph.D. have three specializations from which to select:

Specialization in Developmental Literacy
Specialization in Developmental Mathematics
Specialization in Learning Support

Program of Study (this is a general configuration, as the order and offerings may change)
( note: to view the Doctoral Course Sequence for students who entered prior to Fall 2015, click HERE)
Ph.D.
Year / Semester
Ed.D.
CI 7101 Introduction to the Research Experience
Year 1
Fall Semester
CI 7101 Introduction to the Research Experience
DE 7301 Understanding Developmental Education Learners in a Diverse Society
DE 7301 Understanding Developmental Education Learners in a Diverse Society
CI 7302 Research Methods and Measurement in Education
CI 7302 Research Methods and Measurement in Education
CI 7351
Beginning Quantitative Research Design and Analysis
CI 7351
Beginning Quantitative Research Design and Analysis
     
CI 7101 Introduction to the Research Experience
Year 1
Spring Semester
CI 7101 Introduction to the Research Experience
DE 7303 Teaching and Learning in Developmental Education
DE 7303 Teaching and Learning in Developmental Education
CI 7352
Beginning Qualitative Design and Analysis
CI 7352
Beginning Qualitative Design and Analysis
DE 7302 Policy and Politics in Developmental Education
DE 7302 Policy and Politics in Developmental Education
     
CI 7101 Introduction to the Research Experience
Year 2
Fall Semester
CI 7101 Introduction to the Research Experience
DE 7305 Multicultural Education in a P-16 Context
DE 7305 Multicultural Education in a P-16 Context
First Research Elective
First Research Elective
First Specialization Elective
DE 7380 Managing Developmental Education Programs
     
Second Specialization Elective
Year 2
Spring Semester
First Specialization Elective
Second Research Elective
Second Specialization Elective
General Elective
General Elective
     
Third Specialization Elective
Year 3
Fall Semester
Third Specialization Elective
Third Research Elective
Fourth Specialization Elective
Fourth Specialization Elective
Fifth Specialization Elective
     
Fifth Specialization Elective
Year 3
Spring Semester
Sixth Specialization Elective
Elective as needed (e.g., CI 7386)
Seventh Specialization Elective
 
Elective as needed
     
Dissertation - DE 7199 / 7299 / 7399 / 7599 / 7699 / 7999 
Year 4
Fall Semester
Dissertation - DE 7199 / 7299 / 7399 / 7599 / 7699 / 7999
     
Dissertation - DE 7199 / 7299 / 7399 / 7599 / 7699 / 7999
Year 4
Spring Semester
Dissertation - DE 7199 / 7299 / 7399 / 7599 / 7699 / 7999

Research Elective Courses

CI 7353  Intermediate Quantitative Research Design and Analysis (3 credits)
CI 7354  Intermediate Qualitative Design and Analysis (3 credits)
CI 7355  Mixed Methods Research and Evaluation (3 credits)
CI 7358  Theoretical and Conceptual Frameworks in Qualitative Research (3 credits)
CI 7359  Seminar in Quantitative Research (3 credits)

Specialization Elective Courses
(Will vary from year to year; check course schedule and with your advisor.)

 

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 New Literacy Studies (3 credits)
RDG 7307B Community Literacy (3 credits)
RDG 7307C 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)