History and Education
Teachers College, Columbia University
Teachers College
Columbia University

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Course Listing

Please check the Class Schedule or contact the program for specific course availability for each semester:

A&HH4070 History of Education in the United States

Professors Waite, Erickson, or Weneck. Considers the development of American education in the context of American social and intellectual history.


Instructor: Ansley Erickson

A&HH4074 Historical visions of teachers and teaching

Professor Waite. A critical examination of popular representations of teachers during the 20th century.


Instructor: Cally Waite

A&HH4076 History of urban education

Professors Weneck or Erickson. Understanding the development of urban education as it relates to social, economic, and spatial changes in the metropolitan environment.


Instructor: Bette Weneck

A&HH4901 Research and independent study

Faculty. Permission of instructor required.


Instructor: Ansley Erickson

A&HH5070 History and theory of higher education

Professor Waite. Fundamental ideas that have shaped liberal education in the United States and basic issues that arise in the formulation of purposes, policies, and educational programs in colleges and universities.


Instructor: Cally Waite

A&HH5076 History of African-American education

Professor Waite. An exploration of informal and formal education from slavery to the present.


Instructor: Cally Waite

A&HH5670 Colloquium in history and education

Professor Waite. Discussion of research and teaching topics in history and education.


Instructor: Cally Waite

A&HH6041 Historical method

Faculty. Permission of instructor required. Methods, principles, and problems of historical research and interpretation. Designed for students throughout the College undertaking systematic inquiries on historical topics.


Instructor: Cally Waite

A&HH6901 Research and independent study

Faculty. Permission of instructor required.

A&HH6970 Advanced doctoral seminar

Presentation of dissertation proposals and drafts and explorations of the employment prospects of specialists in history and education.


Instructor: Cally Waite

A&HH7501 Dissertation seminar in history and education

Faculty. Permission of instructor required. Required of doctoral students in the semester following successful completion of certification examinations.

A&HH8901 Dissertation advisement in history and education

Faculty. Individual advisement on doctoral dissertations. Fee to equal 3 points at current tuition rate for each term. For requirements, see section in catalog on Continuous Registration for Ed.D./Ph.D. degrees


Instructor: Cally Waite