View count: 17795

CI PH. D.

Requirements of Doctoral Program of CICT specialized in Curriculum and Instruction

1Course Structure
The doctoral program consists of two main categories of courses: foundational courses (including fundamental principles and research methodology) and specialized field courses (divided into Curriculum and Instructional Research, and Instructional Communications Technology).

2Course Requirements
2-1.Foundational courses are shared among students from both groups, while specialized field courses are determined based on the expertise of the two groups, with one field chosen as the major. Students in the “Curriculum and Instructional Group” major in the “Curriculum and Instructional Research” field, and they are required to complete a minimum of 15 credits in their major field.


  Foundational Courses Specialized Field
Course Category Group Fundamental Principles Research Methodology Curriculum and Instructional Research Instructional Communications Technology
Curriculum and Instructional Group 3 credits 6 credits Compulsory: 2 credits; At least 12 credits of electives (total: 14 credits) Electives

2-2.The maximum number of credits for doctoral students per semester is 9 credits for working professionals and 12 credits for regular students.

2-3.Doctoral students may take courses from the master's program of the department, but the credits earned from these courses will not be counted towards graduation:

(1)For students from unrelated disciplines who have enrolled in the doctoral program, they may take at least two courses (totaling at least 6 credits) from the master's program, focusing on foundational courses related to education. However, the credits earned from these courses will not be counted towards graduation.
(2)Foreign students from unrelated disciplines applying for the doctoral program in the department must take at least three courses (totaling at least 9 credits) from the master's program, focusing on foundational courses related to education. However, the credits earned from these courses will not be counted towards graduation.
2-4.Credits for courses taken across different programs or departments, or from other institutions, must receive approval from the department head before they can be taken. After approval, the credits earned from such courses can be counted towards graduation.
 

Ph.D. Program Courses for the Academic Year 2023-2024 
Ph.D. Program Courses for the Academic Year 2022-2023