Educational Foundations - Social Philosophical Foundations of Education


This interdisciplinary graduate program is designed to facilitate professional educators’ developing critical, interpretative, and normative perspectives of the interrelations between educational institutions and society. This program includes the academic disciplines of anthropology of education, comparative/ international education, cultural studies in education, history of education, philosophy of education, and sociology of education. Students collaborate with their advisers in selecting one or more of the above disciplines to create a graduate program tailored to their needs, interests, and professional aspirations. Students may be either encouraged or required to study with faculty in other departments or institutions to develop interdisciplinary programs and perspectives.