CCT participants should successfully complete two credit-bearing courses in college teaching. This can include any combination of Graduate School or discipline-specific pedagogy courses offered by a department or program.

You can complete the coursework requirement at any time before graduation. Ideally, you would take the courses immediately before or in conjunction with your teaching experience. Each semester, students can request permission numbers for GS classes in the following term using an online form (via the CCT listserv) that helps program administrators prioritize and distribute them. There are limited number of permission numbers for each class, and when they are all given out, the class is full. Duke Hub may not reflect this, and there may appear to be open seats in classes that are, in fact, full with a waitlist. Most classes typically fill up, so the best way to get a class is to reply promptly to the CCT listserv announcement that provides the link to request permission numbers. This announcement usually goes out in March (for the following fall) and October (for the following spring.)

Graduate Studies Courses

Departmental Pedagogy Courses

  • BIO 705S Seminar in Teaching College Biology
  • BME 729S Teaching Seminar for Repeat Teaching Assistants
  • DANCE 703S Pedagogies of Dance
  • ENG 996 Practicum in Teaching College English
  • ENV 865SA Teaching and Course Design (DUML)
  • ETHICS 890S Teaching on Purpose
  • GERMAN 700S Foreign Language Pedagogy Theories and Practices
  • GSF 780S Teaching Race, Teaching Gender (crosslisted in WOMENST, HIST, LIT)
  • HIST 703S Focusing on Teaching and Pedagogy
  • ISS 640 History and Future of Higher Education
  • MATH 772S Teaching College Mathematics 2
  • NURSING 741 Facilitating Student Learning and Teaching Innovation
  • PHILOSOPHY 795S Teaching Philosophy
  • POLISCI 790S Seminar for Teaching Politics Certificate Program
  • PSY 601S Psychology Teaching Seminar
  • PSY 603S Teachers as Scientists Research in the Classroom
  • RELIGION 885 The Study of Asian Religions (UNC)
  • RELIGION 996S Teaching in Religion
  • ROMST 700 Theories and Techniques of Teaching Foreign Languages
  • RUSSIAN 714 Methods in Teaching Russian
  • STA 771S Teaching Statistics
  • STA 772S Mentoring Undergraduate STEM Research
  • WRITING 808 Certificate in Writing in the Disciplines