Curriculum and Instruction (C&I) graduate programs focus on teaching and learning in the following curricular areas: Literacy Studies (PhD), STEM Education (PhD, master’s) and Humanities (master’s). Additionally, the MA+ teacher licensure program leads to a Colorado initial teaching license plus a master's degree in C&I. Coursework focuses on foundations of learning, foundations of education and subject matter knowledge and pedagogy. The programs prepare students to understand the complexities of classroom contexts and teaching practice in relation to education goals of equity, democracy and justice.