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Program Description

The Social Studies Program is rooted in a diverse set of humanities and social sciences, from history and political science to geography and sociology, with a particular focus on making this subject matter resonant in the lives of young people. The program examines the many contexts in which social studies education is enacted and relies upon deep theorizing and engaged practice in the realms of curriculum and pedagogy. We recognize the importance of the urban context in which we are situated and work to serve this vibrant city, particularly historically marginalized students within it, as we recognize the globally interdependent nature of education.

Social studies educators must have a deep understanding of various fields and be thoughtfully engaged in teaching, cognizant of the diverse and fluid needs of students, and alive to the interplay of various contexts that shape and inform social studies education. The program prepares students for professional lives in schools, universities, and allied institutions. The faculty’s experience as teachers and engagement as scholars in fields like history, civics, economics, geography, and social studies are well suited to that purpose. These strengths, along with the resources of Teachers College and Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, are available to every student.

Degrees

  • Master of Arts

    • Points/Credits: 38

      Entry Terms: Summer/Fall

      Certification:

      • NY State Initial: Social Studies 7-12

      Degree Requirements

      This program requires a minimum of 38 points and an integrative project. It is designed for those with little or no experience teaching secondary social studies. Successful completion of this program of study leads to the M.A. degree and recommendation for New York State Initial Certification (grades 7-12). Student teaching is undertaken in cooperating middle and high schools, in the New York Metropolitan area. A committee of social studies faculty and cooperating professionals from the schools to which students are assigned to supervise and evaluate the student teacher’s work. 

      In order to complete all degree requirements successfully, this program typically demands two terms of the academic year and two summer sessions, which can be taken in the same summer.

       The 38 points should be distributed as follows:

      Social Studies Core Courses (9 points):

      Required courses:

      • A&HW 4036 The teaching of social studies
      • A&HW 5037 Advanced methods of social studies curriculum
      • A&HW 5030 Diversity and the social studies curriculum

      Social Studies Content Courses (10-12 points):

      In consultation with an advisor, students should select courses to round out their knowledge of the subject matters taught in secondary schools. Content courses taken at Teachers College include attention to both content and pedagogy. Courses can also be taken at Columbia University. 

      Professional Development Courses (6-9 points):

      To satisfy the college’s breadth requirement students must take three Teachers College courses (for this purpose a course is defined as one in which 2 or 3 points are earned) outside the major program. For the purposes of certification, students must take a course in psychology with an adolescent focus, a three-point literacy course, and a course in inclusive or special education. Selected with advisor approval.

       Student Teaching (10 points):

      • A&HW 4530 Seminar for student teachers in social studies*
      • A&HW 4729 Observation in the social studies
      • A&HW 4730 Supervised student teaching in social studies**

      *Students enroll for 2 points in both the fall and spring.

      ** Students enroll for 3 points in both the fall and spring.

       Further Requirements:

      Students must complete an integrative master’s project. They must also satisfy the New York State certification requirement for study of a language other than English. (For additional requirements, please refer to the Teacher Education area of the Academic Resources section of this bulletin.)

    • Points/Credits: 32

      Entry Terms: Summer/Fall

      Certification:

      • Non-Certification Track

      Degree Requirements

      This program is designed for experienced teachers who need an MA for professional certification and non-certified teachers engaged in private school teaching. It requires a minimum of 32 points and a master’s integrative project. This degree program focuses on social studies teaching in middle and high schools and fulfills the requirements for New York State Professional Certification. Points are distributed as follows:

      Social Studies Core Courses (11 points):

      Required courses:

      • A&HW 5031 Teacher education in social studies
      • A&HW 5232 Fieldwork: Social studies teacher education
      • A&HW 6530 Curriculum development, research, and supervision

      Students should also take one of the following courses:

      • A&HW 5011 Contemporary Literature in Social Studies Research and Education I
      • A&HW 5021 Contemporary Literature in Social Studies Research and Education II
      • A&HW 6011 The Citizen and Society
      • A&HW 6521 History Of Inequality and Social Justice.

      Social Studies Content Courses (12-15 points):

      In consultation with an advisor, students should select courses to round out their knowledge of the subject matters taught in secondary schools. Courses taken at Teachers College include attention to both content and pedagogy. Courses can also be taken at Columbia University.

      Professional Development Courses (6-9 points):

      Three Teachers College courses (2-3 points each) outside the Social Studies Program, chosen with advisor approval.

      Further Requirements:

      Students must also complete a master’s integrative project, selected with advisor approval. 

       

    • Points/Credits: 32

      Entry Terms: Summer/Fall

      Certification:

      • NY State Professional: Social Studies 7-12

      Degree Requirements

      The Master of Arts offers the following three tracks:

      Master of Arts

      This program leads only to New York State professional certification for those teachers already holding New York State initial certification. Program faculty cannot advise students about certification in other states or alternative New York State pathways to certification.

      The program is designed for experienced teachers and those engaged in private school teaching. It requires a minimum of 32 points and a master’s integrative project. This degree program focuses on social studies teaching in middle and high schools and fulfills the requirements for New York State Professional Certification. 

      Master of Arts in Social Studies with Initial Teacher Certification

      This program leads only to New York State initial certification. Program faculty cannot advise students about certification in other states or alternative New York State pathways to certification.

      This program requires a minimum of 38 points and an integrative portfolio project. It is designed for those with little or no experience teaching secondary social studies. Successful completion of this program of study leads to the M.A. degree and recommendation for New York State Initial Certification (grades 7-12). Student teaching is undertaken in cooperating middle and high schools, in the New York Metropolitan area. A committee of social studies faculty and cooperating professionals from the schools to which students are assigned supervise and evaluate the student teacher’s work.

      In order to complete all degree requirements successfully, this program typically demands two terms of the academic year and two summer sessions, which can be taken in the same summer.

      Master of Arts (Intensive Summer Master's Program)

      This program leads only to New York State professional certification for those teachers already holding New York State initial certification. Program faculty cannot advise students about certification in other states or alternative New York State pathways to certification.

      InStep is a three-year, summer Master of Arts degree. It requires 32 points and a master’s thesis.  It is designed for teachers from both public and private schools. 

       

      For all programs leading to teacher certification, New York State Education Department (NYSED) has teacher certification requirements that are needed for program completion and graduation which are listed in the Office of Teacher Education section of the catalog.  

    • Points/Credits: 32

      Entry Terms: Summer Only

      Certification:

      • NY State Professional: Social Studies 7-12

      Degree Requirements

      This program is designed for teachers from both public and private schools seeking further education. Most of the 32 points are taken during a three-week intensive summer program over three years. During the intensive residency each summer, students are embedded in integrated courses in teaching and social studies that take advantage of NYC and the diverse experiences of students. During the academic years, most students take 2-3 additional courses and work on their thesis to complete their degree.

      Please note that all students must take a minimum of 12 points in content/pedagogy and three out-of-program courses in professional development for a minimum of 2 credits each.

       Typical curriculum for INSTEP includes: Summer #1:

      • Advanced methods of social studies curriculum (A&HW 5037)
      • Social Studies Content w/Pedagogy Course
      • Guided Investigations (A&HW 5931)
      • Out-of-Program Course

        Summer #2:

      • Curriculum development, research, and supervision (A&HW 6530) or Out-of-Program Course
      • Social Studies Content w/Pedagogy Course
      • Guided Investigations (A&HW 5931)

       January Weekend Between Summers #2 and #3:

      • Action Research Mid-Year Seminar (A&HW 5232)

       Summer #3:

      • Diversity and Social Studies Curriculum (A&HW 5030)
      • Out-of-Program Course
      • Guided Investigations (A&HW 5931)
      • Social Studies Content w/Pedagogy Course

      Graduation Requirement:

      Master’s Project in Action Research

    • Points/Credits: 32

      Entry Terms: Spring/Summer

      Certification:

      • NY State Transitional B: Social Studies 7-12

      Degree Requirements

      This program requires a minimum of 32 points and an integrative project. The program is designed for Returned Peace Corps Fellows to transition into public school classrooms. Successful completion of this program of study leads to the M.A. degree and recommendation for New York State Initial Certification (grades 7-12). Students in this program balance full-time teaching in a NYCDOE school and graduate school coursework.  They are supported in their program and teaching by the Program in Social Studies and the Peace Corps Fellows Program.

      In order to complete all degree requirements successfully, this program typically demands two years.  The first summer in the program is intensive coursework and fieldwork to prepare students for their first year of teaching  

      The 32 points should be distributed as follows:

      Social Studies Core Courses (9 points):

      Required courses:

       

      • A&HW 4036 The teaching of social studies
      • A&HW 5037 Advanced methods of social studies curriculum
      • C&T 4501 Teaching and Learning in a Multicultural, Multilingual Classroom
      • A&HW 4530 Student Teaching Seminar - Fall
      • A&HW 4530 Student Teaching Seminar - Spring

       

      Social Studies Content Courses (10+ points):

      In consultation with an advisor, students should select courses to round out their knowledge of the subject matters taught in secondary schools. Content courses taken at Teachers College include attention to both content and pedagogy. Courses can also be taken at Columbia University.

      Professional Development Courses (7+ points):

      To satisfy the college’s breadth requirement students must take three Teachers College courses (for this purpose a course is defined as one in which 2 or 3 points are earned) outside the major program. For the purposes of certification, students must take a course in psychology with an adolescent focus, a three-point literacy course, and a course in inclusive or special education. Selected with advisor approval.

      Further Requirements:

      Students must complete an integrative master’s project. They must also satisfy the New York State certification requirement for study of a language other than English and social studies content. (For additional requirements, please refer to the Teacher Education area of the Academic Resources section of this bulletin.)

  • Master of Education

    • Points/Credits: 60

      Entry Terms: Spring/Summer/Fall

      Degree Requirements

      This program requires a minimum of 60 points including an independent integrative research project.  The degree is intended for experienced educators; it is aimed at developing leaders in social studies education for settings such as community colleges, high schools, curriculum agencies, publishing companies, foundations and museums. Emphasis is on specialized work in curriculum development and the subject matters, methods, and materials of instruction. This degree program is also suitable for students contemplating future doctoral study. The program is flexible in nature and can be tailored to the student’s specific career goals.

      Social Studies Foundations, Methods and Professional Content (27 points minimum):

      The courses in this area are intended to familiarize students with the historical development and current state of social studies education and to provide experience in research on educational practices. Students should consult with an advisor to determine what additional research courses outside the program will be needed in their individual programs of study; these out-of-program courses may be used to satisfy requirements in this area.

      Courses in the major field (15 points minimum):

      Required courses:

      • A&HW 5011 Contemporary Literature in Social Studies Research and Education I
      • A&HW 5021 Contemporary Literature in Social Studies Research and Education II
      • A&HW 6011 The Citizen and Society
      • A&HW 6521 History Of Inequality and Social Justice.

       

      Electives:

      • A&HW 5530 History of American social thought
      • A&HH 4070 History of education in the United States
      • A&HW 5037 Advanced methods of social studies curriculum
      • A&HW 6935 Studies in history and in the teaching of history and social studies
      • A&HW 5232 Fieldwork: Social studies teacher education

       

      Curriculum Study (12 points):

      Required courses:

       

      • A&HW 6530 Curriculum development, research, and supervision
      • A&HW 5030 Diversity and the social studies curriculum (or a comparable course in diversity)
      • One course in media and technology
      • One additional course in curriculum

       

      Social Studies Content Electives (12 points minimum):

      A wide variety of courses combining content and pedagogy is offered in the program. Content courses are also available at Columbia University but should be approved by a program advisor before registration.

      Broad and Basic Areas of Professional Scholarship (15 points):

      All students at Teachers College must take at least three out-of-program courses. (For this requirement, a course is defined as one in which at least 2 points is earned).  These courses should support students’ interests and professional growth but should include at least one course on the nature of education, one on the nature of persons and learning, and one on methods of evaluation.  Selected with advisor’s approval.

      Independent Study for the Master’s Integrative Project (6 points):

       

      • A&HW 5931 Guided investigations in the teaching of social studies
      • A&HW 6030 Research in social studies education

       

      Master’s Project: The master’s integrative project will develop out of each student’s particular program of study. A student will work with an advisor to conceptualize, prepare, and write the integrative project. Students will enroll in the two courses above (A&HW 5931, A&HW 6030) in sequence across two semesters in order to plan and write the Ed.M. integrative project in close consultation with the advisor

  • Doctor of Education

    • Points/Credits: 90

      Entry Terms: Fall Only

      Degree Requirements

      The Doctor of Education in Social Studies requires 90 points of graduate study and a dissertation. The Ed.D. program in Social Studies leads to a professional degree designed to meet the needs of individuals preparing for careers of leadership and applied research in schools, universities, and community educational programs.

      Courses in the major field (15 points minimum):

      Required courses:

      • A&HW 5011 Contemporary Literature in Social Studies Research and Education I
      • A&HW 5021 Contemporary Literature in Social Studies Research and Education II
      • A&HW 6011 The Citizen and Society
      • A&HW 6521 History Of Inequality and Social Justice.
      • A course from Philosophy and Education

       

      Research courses, seminars, and individual work (23 points minimum):

      Required courses:

      • A&HW 5503 Research paper in social studies (done in conjunction with the fourth round of doctoral seminar)
      • A&HW 6503 Doctoral seminar in social studies (taken four times consecutively during the first two years of the program)
      • A&HW 7503 Dissertation seminar in social studies (taken at the time of presentation of the doctoral proposal)

      Other offerings:

      • A&HW 6030 Research in social studies education
      • A&HW 6203 Advanced fieldwork in social studies
      • A&HW 6903 Research and independent study in social studies

       Students are encouraged to take courses in both qualitative and quantitative research methodologies selected in consultation with an advisor.

      Broad and basic areas of professional scholarship (15 points minimum):

      In consultation with an advisor, students will select at least one course in each of the following areas: the nature of education; the nature of persons and the learning process; curriculum, schooling, and leadership; and methods of evaluation. Other coursework in this area should be tailored to the individual student’s needs; consult an advisor.

      Content courses in the major field (21 points minimum):

      Soon after beginning this program, students should select an area of emphasis. These courses should be selected for their applicability to the student’s area of dissertation research. Coursework in the area of emphasis normally includes attention to the subject matters themselves as well as to questions related to educational programs in those subject matters.

      Further requirements:

      In addition to the dissertation, there are other requirements. Students should consult an advisor in the Program and read the Doctoral Students Handbook for Social Studies.

  • Doctor of Philosophy

    • Points/Credits: 75

      Entry Terms: Fall Only

      Degree Requirements

      The Doctor of Philosophy in Social Studies requires 75 points of graduate study and a dissertation. The Ph.D. degree program in Social Studies leads to a strongly research-oriented degree designed for individuals preparing for a career in teaching, conducting research, and working in teacher education in a university setting or a private or public policy organization.

      Courses in the major field (15 points minimum):

      • A&HW 5011 Contemporary Literature in Social Studies Research and Education I
      • A&HW 5021 Contemporary Literature in Social Studies Research and Education II
      • A&HW 6011 The Citizen and Society
      • A&HW 6521 History of Inequality and Social Justice.
      • A course from Philosophy and Education

      Content courses in the major field (21 points minimum):

      Soon after beginning the program, students must select an area of specialization. Students should select courses with an advisor, taking care to include courses relevant to the area of dissertation research. These courses may be taken at either Teachers College or the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Columbia University.

      Research Courses (23 points minimum):

      Required Courses:

      • A&HW 5503 Research paper in social studies (done in conjunction with the fourth round of doctoral seminar)
      • A&HW 6503 Doctoral seminar in social studies (taken four times consecutively during the first two years of the program)
      • A&HW 7503 Dissertation seminar in social studies (taken at the time of presentation of the doctoral proposal)
      • A&HW 8903 Dissertation advisement in the teaching of social studies

       Other offerings:

      • A&HW 6030 Research in social studies education
      • A&HW 6203 Advanced fieldwork in social studies
      • A&HW 6903 Research and independent study in social studies
      • A&HW 6935 Studies in history and in the teaching of history and social studies

      Broad and basic areas of professional scholarship (15 points minimum):

      All students must pursue work in broad and basic areas of professional scholarship outside of the Program in Social Studies in order to help inform and contextualize their more specialized work in social studies. The selection of non-major courses will depend on the student’s research interests and plans, as well as previous academic work in various areas of the education field.  In consultation with advisors, students will select courses that contribute to their professional development by filling gaps in some areas and by securing greater depth in others (this may require additional study beyond the minimum point requirement).

      Further requirements:

      In addition to the dissertation, students must satisfy the foreign language requirements equivalent to those of the department of the Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences with which their work is most closely identified. For Ph.D. students in Social Studies, the usual cognate department in the Graduate School is History or Political Science, though courses should be selected that support the student’s scholarly interest and in close consultation with an academic advisor. Students should read the Requirements for Doctor of Philosophy obtainable from the Office of Doctoral Studies at Teachers College.

Faculty

  • Faculty

    • Sandra Schmidt Associate Professor of Social Studies Education
  • Visiting Faculty

    • James Miles FT Visiting Professor - Social Studies Program
  • Lecturers

    • Elizabeth Jean Craig Lecturer of Social Studies & Education
  • Adjunct Faculty

    • Thomas E. Chandler Adjunct Associate Professor
    • Bradley Charles Siegel Adjunct Assistant Professor
  • Instructors

    • Martha Yianella Blanco FT Instructor in the Social Studies Program

Courses

  • A&HW 4005 - Sustainability and the Social Studies
    This course examines the ways in which such scientific issues can be incorporated into school curricula as issues of civic education. Particular attention will be paid to mitigation and adaptation efforts that are currently underway in classrooms across the U.S. as well as the interdisciplinary nature of sustainability education.
  • A&HW 4010 - Social Inquiry
    Engaging students in inquiry is the gold standard for content-based learning, yet one rarely achieved or regularly practiced. One reason for its relative absence in classrooms is the lack of experience teachers themselves have either doing or generating inquiries. This course invites all current Masters and Doctoral students to engage in a series of inquiries about Teachers College, exploring the question—What does Teachers College teach?—as a physical place, as an historical place, aesthetic space, as a narrative space, and finally, as an educational and pedagogical space.
  • A&HW 4032 - The Study of World History and Geography
    Particular attention to problems of conceptualization and interpretation involved in organizing and teaching world history with an emphasis in geography at both the middle and high school levels. Satisfies the New York State requirement for world history and geography.
  • A&HW 4033 - History and Geography of Europe Since 1914: Selected Topics
    Main themes in teaching recent European history within the geographic context of changing political boundaries. Selected topics may include the balance of power among nation states, imperialism, demographic and social change, fascism, Communism, European integration, and globalization. Satisfies the New York State requirement for U.S. history and geography.
  • A&HW 4035 - New York City as a Learning Laboratory
    New York City's cultural, social, governmental, business and financial institutions, neighborhoods, community associations and ethnic groups, as studied within the context of New York State history and geography through field experiences. Emphasis on analyzing conditions affecting economic and civic decision-making. Satisfies the New York State requirement for New York State history and geography.
  • A&HW 4036 - The Teaching of Social Studies
    Basic classroom methods for teaching social studies in secondary schools; teaching resources and aids; assessment and testing; classroom management.
  • A&HW 4037 - East Asia: Geographic Perspectives
    An overview of central themes in the modern history, geography, and culture of China, Japan, and Korea. Satisfies the New York State requirement for world history and geography.
  • A&HW 4038 - The Study of American History and Geography
    Illustrative themes in American history and geography for middle and high school. Satisfies the New York State requirement for American history and geography as well as for New York State history and geography.
  • A&HW 4039 - The United States Constitution: Civic Decision Making
    Major philosophical foundations, problems preceding and during the convention, the struggle for ratification, detailed examination of the document, important court cases, non-written constitutional traditions, and unresolved constitutional issues. Emphasis on past and present struggles to enact democracy in a pluralistic society. Satisfies the New York State requirement for civics, government, and political science.
  • A&HW 4040 - Women of the World: Issues in Teaching
    Women's lives viewed through history, geography, literature, human rights, demography, and economics provide the subject matter. Reconceptualizing the school curriculum is a dominant theme. Satisfies the New York State requirement for world history and geography.
  • A&HW 4041 - Economic Decision Making in Citizenship Education
    Study of the economic decisions made by individuals, groups, governments, and societies; investigation of economic thought, issues, structures, and associated examples of instructional practice in classroom settings. Satisfies the New York State requirement for economics.
  • A&HW 4043 - Controversial Issues and the Secondary Classroom
    This course is about the inclusion of discussions of controversial public issues in secondary school classrooms. Satisfies the New York State requirement for political science.
  • A&HW 4530 - Seminar for Student Teachers in Social Studies
    Addendum: Restricted to majors. Discussion of contextual issues related to student teaching in New York City and support for developing teachers.
  • A&HW 4729 - Observation in the Social Studies
    Restricted to majors. Preliminary experience in middle and high school social studies classrooms.
  • A&HW 4730 - Supervised Student Teaching in Social Studies
    Addendum: Restricted to majors. Student teaching placement in middle and high school social studies classrooms.
  • A&HW 4903 - Research and Independent Study in Social Studies
    Permission of instructor required. For qualified masters students. Student-proposed course to supplement student’s program plan. Taken under the direction of a faculty member. Students work individually or with others.
  • A&HW 5030 - Diversity and the Social Studies Curriculum
    Study of social, political, spatial, and economic inequity and how these contextualize urban schools and schooling. Explores the integration of curricular and pedagogical orientations into classrooms that promote inclusivity and attend to diversity and equity.
  • A&HW 5031 - Teacher education in social studies
    Permission of instructor required. Introduction to research in teacher education in the social studies; examination of issues related to social studies teacher education.
  • A&HW 5035 - History of the Social Studies since 1880
    A historical investigation of the development of the secondary school history/social studies curriculum, including questions related to objectives, content, and methods of instruction.
  • A&HW 5037 - Advanced Methods of Teaching Social Studies
    Examination of alternatives to conventional curricular arrangements in social studies, including attention to authentic assessment, interdisciplinary strategies, social justice education, and pedagogy in public.
  • A&HW 5040 - Global Citizenship Education
    GCE explores discourses and educational practices related to globalization, citizenship, education.
  • A&HW 5043 - Critical Geography Education: Africa
    This course explores social theory from geography to develop questions and practices for the teaching of geography in the social studies. The unit of inquiry is Africa, a geographic concept we interrogate during the course.
  • A&HW 5203 - Fieldwork in Social Studies
    Permission of instructor required. Opportunity for qualified masters students, individually or in small groups, to develop and pursue projects, in consultation with an advisor, in schools, communities, and other field settings.
  • A&HW 5232 - Fieldwork: Social Studies Teacher Education
    Supervised fieldwork, individual conferences and group seminar related to social studies research.
  • A&HW 5430 - Internship in the Teaching of History and Social Sciences
    Permission of instructor required. Ordinarily in secondary schools, community colleges, teacher training programs or publishing work.
  • A&HW 5503 - Research Paper in Social Studies
    Required for master’s students submitting a final portfolio or thesis; required for doctoral students in fourth semester of doctoral seminar.
  • A&HW 5530 - History of American Social Thought
    History of American social thought as it has influenced and been influenced by theories of education and patterns of educational practice.
  • A&HW 5931 - Guided Investigations in the Teaching of Social Studies
    Permission of instructor required. For advanced students. Individual fieldwork in secondary school or introductory college social studies.
  • A&HW 6030 - Research in Social Studies Education
    Permission of instructor required. Supports advanced students working on a research project. Course explores epistemological frameworks, use of theory, research methods, and/or analysis of data. Emphasis determined by needs of students.
  • A&HW 6203 - Advanced Fieldwork in Social Studies
    Permission of instructor required. Opportunity for qualified doctoral students, individually or in small groups, to develop and pursue projects, in consultation with an advisor, in schools, communities, and other field settings.
  • A&HW 6403 - Internship in College Teaching in Social Studies
    Permission of instructor required. Occasional opportunities in college programs in areas represented by the program.
  • A&HW 6500 - Seminar in the History of the Social Studies
    This course is for doctoral students taking the History of Social Studies since 1880 (A&HW 5035) and runs concurrently with A&HW 5035. Course requirements are designed specifically for doctoral students.
  • A&HW 6503 - Doctoral Seminar in Social Studies
    Seminar focused on doctoral student research and contemporary social studies issues. Beginning doctoral students take the seminar for four consecutive semesters.
  • A&HW 6530 - Curriculum Development, Research, and Supervision
    Aspects of curriculum; teaching and learning processes; attention to problems and techniques of supervision.
  • A&HW 6903 - Research and Independent Study
    Permission of instructor required. For qualified doctoral students. Student-proposed course to supplement student’s program plan. Taken under the direction of a faculty member. Students work individually or with others.
  • A&HW 6935 - Studies in History and in the Teaching of History and Social Studies
    Permission of instructor required. Individual research and advanced historical method ordinarily related to a doctoral dissertation.
  • A&HW 7503 - Dissertation Seminar in Social Studies
    The purpose of the dissertation seminar is to develop and refine specific topics for dissertation research. Students should enroll in the dissertation seminar beginning only in the semester in which they intend to present their dissertation proposal for committee review.
  • A&HW 8903 - Dissertation Advisement in Social Studies
    Individual advisement on doctoral dissertation. Fee to equal 3 points at current tuition rate for each term. See catalog section on continuous registration for Ed.D./Ph.D. degrees.
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