Global Studies in Regional Ethnographies
(Masters of Education)
The emphasis opens the door for research, internships, and the opportunities for observing the making and implementation of local and international policies affecting the movement and education of peoples from different social and regional backgrounds. It entails observing the production of cultures and their manifestation in different social settings.
It is anticipated that students specializing in this concentration will be able to find employment in both the public and private sectors. They will be able to work with peoples from different backgrounds in educational settings such as schools, hospitals and regulatory institutions.
The suggest program plan involves two years of course work (60 credits) from different departments and programs within Teachers College and the Columbia University system. It is anticipated that students, in consultation with their advisers, will be able todesign their course of study. Though the basic course work will be in anthropology and education and applied anthropology, the student will be expected to take courses related to his/her particular individual, interests. Equal weighting will be given to research projects and internships or a combination of the two.