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International Education


Administrative Unit:School of Education, Curriculum and Instruction
College/School: School of Education
Minors and Certificates:Doctoral Minor

Faculty: Professors Hawkins (Curriculum and Instruction; current contact for the minor), Wang (Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis), Bal (RPSE), Kaplan (Educational Psychology), James (Curriculum and Instruction), Kendall (Educational Policy Studies), Walbarger (Kinesiology), Skog (Dance), Hilyard (Art)

Overview

Graduate students may pursue an Option A minor in international education. Courses are selected from across School of Education departments. Participating School of Education departments offering courses toward this Option A minor are Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, Educational Policy Studies, Counseling Psychology, Dance, and Art.

Doctoral Minor 

Students choosing this Option A minor select, in consultation with the chair of the School of Education Global Education Committee (currently Maggie Hawkins) and an advisor from their home department, education-related courses with significant international content. This Option A minor must be approved in accordance with the student’s home department procedures. Forms for Option A minors are available in students’ home departments.

The 12-credit Option A minor in international education is composed of graduate-level international education courses. These courses comprise a minimum of 50 percent of content devoted to international topics/issues. Coursework for the minor must be distributed as follows: at least one 3-credit course with an emphasis on disciplinary theory or research; three additional courses at the 500 level or above.  Students are expected to achieve a B or better in four international education courses at the 500 level or above in order to qualify for the International Education minor.

For more information: School of Education Global Education Committee Chair, Professor Maggie Hawkins, mhawkins@education.wisc.edu.