Courses in Education Studies are offered by Yale Faculty whose courses in Yale college are foundational or closely linked to education and by clinical faculty with leadership expertise in the field of education.

The following courses are offered & cross-listed with Education Studies in 2020-2021. For more information about each course, please see 
Introductory Course: EDST 110 Foundations in Ed. Studies (fall)
New Scholar Seminar: EDST 261 Colloquium: Readings in Education Studies (spring)


Social Contexts & Policy

EDST 107 Being Human in STEM (springl)
EDST 130/AFAM 125 The Long Civil Rights Movement (fall)
EDST 135 Philosophy of Education (spring)
EDST 144/SOCY 260 Race, Ethnicity and Immigration (fall)
EDST 162 / SOCY 162 Methods in Quantitative Sociology (spring)
EDST 177b / PHIL 177 Propaganda, Ideology, and Democracy (fall)
EDST 209/AFAM/WGSS Identity, Diversity, and Policy in U.S. Education (fall)
EDST 223 / PSLC 223 Learning Democracy: Civic Education
EDST 225 Child Care, Society, and Public Policy (spring)
EDST 230 American Education and the Law (spring)
EDST 235/AMST/ER&M Education and the Culture Wars (spring)
EDST 238 / PLSC 238 The Education Beat (fall)
EDST 240 / SOCY 396 Cities, Suburbs and School Choice (spring)
EDST 255 Education and Empire (fall)
EDST 270/AMST/ER&M Contemporary Native American K-12 and Postsecondary Educational Policy
EDST 271/ECON/AFAM Urban Inequalities and Educational Inequality (spring)
EDST 282/PSLC Comparative International Education (spring)
EDST 290a Leadership, Change, and Improvement in Education (fall)
EDST 312 Idolizing Education (fall)
EDST 325/PLSC 325 What is Education For? (spring)
EDST 478 / MUSI 452 Music in Service to Society (spring)

Individuals in Society

EDST 065 Education and Life Worth Living (fall)
EDST 125a / PSYC 125a Child Development (fall)
EDST 127 Theory and Practice of Early Childhood Ed (spring)
EDST 128b / PSYC 128b Language, Literacy, and Play  (spring)
EDST 140 / PSYC 140 Developmental Psychology  (fall) 
EDST 160 /PSYC 150 Social Psychology  (spring) 
EDST 180 / PSYC  180 Abnormal Psychology
EDST 191 Clinical Child Development and Assessment of Young Children (spring)
EDST 237 Language and Mind (fall)
EDST 328 /PSYC 328 Learning in the School Age Child (spring)
EDST 350 / PSYC 350 Autism and Related Disorders (spring)
EDST 377b / PSYC 477b Psychopathology and the Family  (spring) 

Senior Capstone

EDST 400 Advanced Topics in Education Studies (fall)
EDST 410 Senior Capstone or EDST 490 Senior Essay Independent Study (spring)

This list of courses eligible for Education Studies elective credit will be reviewed annually by the program’s Director and Advisory Committee.  The Director, in consultation with the Advisory Committee or individual faculty advisors, may approve courses beyond those listed here that meet the objectives of the Education Studies program or the particular interests of a student.