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  Nov 18, 2017
 
 
    
Graduate Catalog 2015-16 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Arts in Socio-Cultural Studies of Education


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Advisors: Paul Farber, Dini Metro-Roland, Gerald Pillsbury, Tetyana Koshmanova, Jill Hermann-Wilmarth
Room 4121, Sangren Hall
Telephone: (269) 387-3465

 

Admission Requirements

 

  1. Undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 (4.0 = A); graduate grade point average may be accepted upon review of recent and relevant course work completed at an accredited institution.
  2. A written statement of purpose (1,000 to 1,500 words). The statement of purpose should indicate the candidate’s career expectations and reasons for seeking admission to the program.
  3. Congruence of applicant’s goals and the program concentration.
  4. Two letters of recommendation from persons able to judge the applicant’s potential to succeed in a graduate program.

Program Requirements


1. Teaching, Learning, and Educational Studies Core (9 hours)


2. Socio-Cultural Studies of Education (9 hours)


Select two courses from the following:

3. Curriculum Studies (3 hours)


Choose one course from the following:

4. Electives (6 hours)


Advisor-approved graduate courses, normally from outside the department, which support a particular scholarly interest.

5. Capstone Research Project or Master's Thesis (3 or 6 hours)


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