Doctor of Philosophy

Program of Study

Recommended Course Sequence:

Note: Mathematics Education courses are only offered once every two years. Courses taken by students in multiple programs are offered more frequently.

Time Limit to Complete Program: 7 Years
Year Fall (even year) Spring (odd year) Summer (odd year)
I

Math Education Core

MAE 7796: Research Issues in Mathematics Education (3)

MAE 7XXX: Learning Theories in mathematics Education (3)

(Taken Concurrently)

Math Education Core

MAE 7XXX: Curriculum History and Policy (3)

MAE 7XXX: Curriculum Design and Research (3

(Taken Concurrently)

Research Core or Cognate
  Secondary Education Core* Secondary Education Core* Research Core or Cognate
  Research Core or Cognate Research Core or Cognate Research Core or Cognate
II Fall (odd year) Spring (even year)  
  Math Education Core Math Education Core  
 

MAE 7794: Preparing Teachers of Mathematics, Grades K-12

MAE 7945: Practicum or MAE 7910: Directed Research (Required once only)

MAE 7138: Assessment Issues In Mathematics Education

MAE 7945: Practicum or MAE 7910: Directed Research (Required once only)

MAE 7655: Technology Issues in Mathematics Education
 

Secondary Education Core

ESE 7XXX: Collegiate Teaching (offered every Fall)

Secondary Education Core

ESE 7415: Teaching and Learning in the Content Area

ESE 7937: Advanced Seminar (offered every semester -- different topics)

Research Core or Cognate

 

Research Core or Cognate

Research Core or Cognate

 
III

Qualifying Exam Directed Research

Dissertation Dissertation
IV Dissertation Dissertation  

Secondary Core Course Requirements (9 credit hours)

ESE 7XXX: Collegiate Teaching (offered every Fall) (3 credit hours) – Offered in Fall Semester Only
ESE 7415: Teaching and Learning in the Content Area (3 credit hours) – Offered in Spring Semesters Only
ESE 7937: Advanced Seminar (3 credit hours) – to be offered every semester, different topics

Research Core Course Requirements (16 credit hours)

EDF 7408: Statistical Analysis in Education Research (4 credit hours)
EDF 7410: Design of Systematic Study in Education (4 credit hours)
EDF 7477: Qualitative Research in Education I (4 credit hours)

Cognate (9 credit hours)

These courses are selected in consultation with the advisor/doctoral committee and will support the students’ academic and research agendas.