2022-2023 Catalog 
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2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

International and Multicultural Education, MA

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The International and Multicultural Education (IME) department  is committed to understanding inequalities based on race, class, gender, and nationality as a way of promoting educational scholarship and research based on principles of equity and social justice. The programs are dedicated to understanding formal and informal education within social, cultural, and linguistic contexts in both the United States and abroad.

While the programs address the realities of urban schooling in the United States, we maintain a global focus by carefully examining the impact of globalization and immigration on education and human rights worldwide.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the MA program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a nuanced and integrative knowledge of human rights education & activism; race and ethnic studies; and language and culture
  • Identify, describe, and critique critical social theory; critical & decolonizing pedagogies; theories of race, gender, and intersectionality
  • Identify diverse methodological tools and application skills for community-engaged praxis in a range of contexts such as classroom teaching, community organizing, and curriculum development
  • Synthesize contextual understandings, reflective analysis, theoretical frameworks, and methodological training to produce academic research demonstrated through either a thesis or research-based field project

Major Requirements (30 units)

The Master of Arts in International and Multicultural Education requires the completion of 30 units. These units should include:

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