Program: Cultural Foundations
Degree Level: Graduate
Delivered by: World Wide Web
Percent of program offered at a distance: 75%
Dr. Averil McClelland
Foundations, Leadership & Administration
405 White Hall
P.O. Box 5190
Kent, OH 44242-0001
The Cultural Foundations master degree programs are concerned with the study of educational policies and practices from social, philosophical, historical, and comparative perspectives. The individualized programs are designed to provide educators in school and nonschool settings with the skills necessary to interpret educational policies and analyze educational activities in various situations.
The Graduate School of Education admits students to master's programs on a selective basis. Minimum requirements for admission the M.Ed./M.A. programs include an overall undergraduate GPA of 2.75 from a 4.0 scale. Postbaccalaureate or prior graduate study will be taken into consideration when interpreting grade-point averages. Applicants who do not meet the GPA standard may, in special cases, be considered for conditional admission upon the recommendation of the program area.
Total of 32 hours of graduate coursework including at least 16 semester hours at the 6000 level or above. Students must select one course (3 cr) from the Research category. They may substitute a UPR approved program area research course. Students must select one course (3 cr) from the Psychological Foundations or Social and Cultural Foundations categories.
NOTE: Courses with ehhslogo are currently online.Research:
EVAL 65511 Research in Educational Services 3 hrs. ehhslogo
EPSY 65524 Learning Theories 3 hrs. ehhslogo
Social and Cultural Foundations:
CULT 65530 Foundations of Education and Human Services 3 hrs. ehhslogo
CULT 65531 Professional Practice in a Multicultural Society 3 hrs. ehhslogo
CULT 65532 Ethics in Education and Human Services 3 hrs. ehhslogo
CULT 69564 History of American Education 3 hrs. ehhslogo
CULT 69568 Great Ideas in Education 3 hrs. ehhslogo
EDPF 69572 Social Contexts of Education 3 hrs. ehhslogo
CULT 69591 Capstone Seminar 3 hrs.
CULT 69591 The History of School Reform 3 hrs.
CULT 69595 ST: Democracy in Education 3 hrs.
CULT 69595 ST: Action Research in Education 3 hrs. ehhslogo