A degree in Transformative Educational Studies from Boston College is one of a kind. You will study the fundamental educational questions arising during this moment of social and educational transformation.
You will learn how to reflect on the direction and purposes of your own education. You will also learn how to make authentic contributions to improve the quality of human experience and to making society more just.
Our Transformative Educational Studies program features coursework that covers leading theories and strategies in Curriculum, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Global Perspectives, and Formative Education.
In this major, you will focus on:
- What does it mean to be an educated person?
- Is schooling primarily a force for social reproduction or social change?
- How will education evolve in light of paradigmatic shifts in the nature of technology and media, literacy and work?
- What type of learning leads to personal and social transformation?
- How will education respond to contemporary social, environmental, and health crises?
- What does it mean to be an educator?
- How to serve diverse and increasingly globalized student populations?
This major also provides opportunities for student to pursue their own interests through a variety of elective courses.