Reading (M.Ed.) Required Courses

Reading (M.Ed.) Required Courses


Required Courses for Reading Specialist Certification (24 credits)

  • READING.540 Introduction to the Teaching of Reading
  • READING.541 Reading Assessment and Intervention
  • READING.545 Organization and Administration of Reading Programs
  • READING.546 Reading in the Content Areas
  • READING.550 Literature, Literacy, and Culture
  • READING.551 Early Literacy Learning: Guided Reading and Writing
  • READING.553 Practicum in Reading, Writing, and Word Study (6 credits)

Required Courses for M.Ed. in Reading (36 credits)

All of the above courses plus:

  • EDFOUND.584 Curriculum and Instructional Theory, Design, and Development
  • Either READING.547 Seminar in Reading or PROFSTUD.591 Research in Education (Departmental Paper to be submitted)

Two Electives: Students may either choose the following electives in the reading program, or courses from a related field if approved by the faculty advisor.

  • READING.548 Reading Instruction for the At-Risk Learner
  • READING.552 Reading and Writing across the Curriculum
  • READING.559 Writing Process in the Classroom