Curriculum

Year One

Fall (9 credits)

  • CCPA 602: Qualitative Analysis (3 credits)
  • CCPA 603: Quantitative Analysis (3 credits)
  • CCPA 610: Positionality, Social Justice, and the Politics of Knowledge Production (3 credits) or equivalent course from approved list. 

Spring (9 credits)

  • CCPA 600: Research Design (3 credits)
  • CCPA 605: Quantitative Methods 2: Multivariate (3 credits)
  • CCPA 611: Conceptualizing and Researching Community (3 credits)

Complete Program of Study Meeting

Year Two

Fall (9 credits)

  • CCPA 612: Power and Policy for Social Change (3 credits)
  • Advanced research course (3 credits)
  • Elective (3 credits; must be 500 level or above)

Spring (6 credits of coursework + 3 credits of pre-dissertation work)

  • Elective (3 credits; must be 500 level or above)
  • Elective (3 credits; must be 500 level or above)
  • Comprehensive Exams (registered for 3 credits)

Year Three

Fall (1 credit)

  • CCPA 699: Dissertation Seminar (1 credit)
  • Dissertation Proposal

Spring (1 credit)

  • CCPA 699: Dissertation Seminar (1 credit)

Year Three/Year Four

  • Dissertation Defense