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College of Education and Health Professions

Ph.D. Degree Program of Study


Curriculum and Instruction
102 hours minimum beyond the Baccalaureate
(These 102 hours includes all previous allowable graduate and 18 dissertation credits.
Typically a student will take approximately 48 credits in coursework UA to earn the PhD.)

Name __________________________________________________UA ID # ______________________________


Address ________________________________________________Program Area __________________________
________________________________________________Major Advisor __________________________
Telephone Numbers _________________________Email Address ______________________________________
PRIOR GRADUATE COURSES ALLOWED (At the discretion of the Advisor):
Course #

Hour
s

Course Title

Grad
e

Term

University

Yea
r

TOTAL
HOURS
All credit hours indicated must be semester hours (or the semester hour equivalent).

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS
Curriculum and Instruction Core (15 hours):
Course ID

Course Title

Hours

Semester
Offered

Foundations Courses Required


CIED 6013

Curriculum Theory, Development, and Evaluation (Principal


Instructor: Mears)

Spring Even
(online)

CIED 6023

Instructional Theory (Principal Instructor: Collet)

Spring Even

Choose 3 hours from the following Cultural, Political, and


Social Contexts in Education courses (substitutions at the
discretion of advisor and doctoral candidate)
CIED 6603

Multicultural Education (Principal Instructor: Johnson)

Spring Odd

CIED 6043

Analysis of Teacher Education (Principal Instructor: Gist)

Summer
Even
(online)

CIED 6133

Issues and Trends in Education (Principal Instructor: Endacott)

Fall Even

Internship Courses Required


CIED 674V

PhD Research Internship

CIED 684V

PhD Teaching Internship

Inquiry Core (15 hours):


Course ID

Course Title

Hours

Semester
Offered

Research Foundations Courses Required


CIED 599V

Statistics in Educational Settings (or other equivalent introductory


statistics course) (Principal instructor: Smith)
(OR ESRM 6403 Educational Statistics)

Summer
Odd
(online)

CIED 5313

Qualitative Methods in Curriculum and Instruction (Principal


instructor: Endacott)

Fall Odd

ESRM 6453

Applied Multivariate Statistics

Spring

CIED 6623

Research Methods and Scholarship in Curriculum and Instruction


(pre-requisite: Advanced standing) (Principal instructor: McComas)
(OR ESRM 6623: Techniques of Research in Education)

Fall Odd

Choose 3 hours from the following Inquiry courses (this is by no


means an exhaustive list)
CIED 6443

Mixed Methods Research Design (Principal instructor: Collins)

Spring Odd

CIED 599V

Survey Design Methods (Principal Instructor: Smith)

Fall Even

ESRM 6413

Experimental Design in Education

Spring

ESRM 6653

Measurement and Evaluation (Not required but highly


recommended by faculty)

Fall

Other inquiry courses from ESRM or AGED as determined by


student and advisor
AREA OF STUDY (9 hours minimum):
English Education

TESOL

Gifted Education

Science Education

Math Education

Educational
Social Studies
Technology
Education
Contact the advisor for the proposed area of study for more information
Literacy

Dep
t

Special Education

Course
#

Hour
s

Course Title

Grad
e

Term

Instructor

Year

COGNATE COURSES (9 hours minimum) (The cognate is typically represented by 9-12 credits in an
allied area):
Dep Course
Hour Grad
t
#
Course Title
s
e
Term Instructor Year

DISSERTATION COURSE (18 hours minimum):


Dept

Course #

Course Title

CIED

700V

Dissertation

Hours

Grade

Term

Instructor

Year

Note: Add lines as appropriate to show when you have taken dissertation hours. You must remain registered for at least one dissertation hour each
semester once you have passed the candidacy exam including the semester during which you defend your dissertation.

CANDIDACY EXAM COMPLETION DATE:_________________________________________


Note: One typically takes the candidacy exam with 6-9 credits of coursework remaining.

PROPOSAL DEFENSE COMPLETION DATE: ______________________________________


DISSERTATION TITLE: Note: your dissertation title must be filed with graduate school one year before you graduate.
ACCEPTANCE and APPROVAL SIGNATURES:
Student
Major Advisor
Committee:

Dept. Head

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