Educational Psychology & Counseling Department

Curriculum Requirements

Learning Environments & Educational Studies

Concentration Core (16 Credit Hours)
EDPY  601     Professional Seminar (offered fall semesters; 1 credit hour)
LEES 640      Doctoral Seminar in Learning Environments and Educational Studies (offered spring semesters; 3 credit hours)
LEES 640      Doctoral Seminar in Learning Environments and Educational Studies (or) LEES 602      Directed Research (or) CSE 694      Supervised Readings (3 credit hours)
CSE    592     Social Justice and Education
Prerequisite: CSE 591
LEES  604     Special Topics (Design Thinking and Theory)
LEES  671     Advanced Seminar in Theories of Learning
Prerequisite: EDPY 572

Core Electives (9 Credit Hours)
Select three courses from the following:
LEES 604      Special Topics (Principles of Motivation)
LEES  604     Special Topics (Cultural Historical Activity Theory and Methods)
IT 679     Trends and Issues in Instructional Technology
IT 681     Designing Problem-Based Learning Environments
CSE 609     Feminist Theories and Education
EDPY 631    Discourse Analysis of Educational Environments

Electives (12 Credit Hours)
Courses should be selected in consultation with your advisor. Prerequisite requirements may fit for this section.

Research Methods (15 Credit Hours)
LEEDS strongly encourages students to consider obtaining a graduate certificate in qualitative research methods or evaluation, statistics and measurement during their doctoral study.
EDPY  506     Introduction to Educational Research (or) EDPY  682     Educational Research Methods
EDPY  559     Introduction to Qualitative Research in Education
EDPY  577     Statistics in Applied Fields I

Other suggested courses include:
CSE 607     Advanced Seminar in Educational Studies
Advisor-Approved Research Course

Cognate (6 Credit Hours)
Courses should be chosen outside of the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences and selected in consultation with your advisor.

Dissertation (24 Credit Hours)
LEES 600     Doctoral Research and Dissertation

Total Credit Hours: 82

NOTE: For the most recent course descriptions please check the Graduate Catalog.


Updated 11/03/2016

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