Graduate students in the reading/literacy master's program focus on literacy development, foundations of reading, instructional methods, reading research and best practices in the area of reading.

Program Highlights

Career Pathways

  • Reading intervention teacher
  • Reading coach
  • Reading coordinator/literacy facilitator

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Degree Requirements

You may select either a thesis or a non-thesis option. The thesis program consists of 9 hours of Curriculum and Instruction Core Requirements, 21 hours of required emphasis coursework and 6 hours of Master's Thesis. If you select the thesis option, you must complete a thesis (topic to be approved by the graduate advisory committee) and successfully pass an oral defense of the thesis. The non-thesis program consists of 9 hours of Curriculum and Instruction Core Requirements, 21 hours of required emphasis coursework, 6 hours of electives and comprehensive exams.

Thesis option: 9 hours of Curriculum and Instruction Core Requirements, 21 hours of required emphasis coursework and 6 hours of Master's Thesis.

Non-thesis option: 9 hours of Curriculum and Instruction Core Requirements, 21 hours of required emphasis coursework, 6 hours of electives and comprehensive exams.

Reading/Literacy

Core Requirements (9 hours)

CourseCredits
CI 521 Professional Research 3
CI 591 Seminar in Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment 3
CI 531 Critical Pedagogy and Educational Reform 3


Required Emphasis Courses (21 hours)

CourseCredits
RED 510 Literacy Assessment and Evaluation 3
RED 517 Advanced Reading Theory/Philosophical/Historical Foundations of Reading 3
RED 518 Content Area Literacy 3
RED 528 Supporting Writing in the Classroom 3
RED/BLED 538 Language Arts and the Teacher of English as a Second Language 3
RED 526 Adolescent Literacy OR
RED 570 Emergent Literacy
3
RED/ELED 581 Advanced Studies and Instructional Application in Language Arts OR
RED 542 Integrated Technology and Literacy Through Project Based Learning
3


Required Elective Courses (6 hours)

CourseCredits
Candidate must complete 6 hours from the list below.
RED 512 Critical Literacy 3
RED 520 Literacy through Multimodalities 3
RED 524 Children's and Adolescent Literature in the Classroom 3
RED 590 Graduate Project 1-6
Candidates pursuing National Board Certification may use the following courses as electives:
RED 585 Assessment of Educators as Teachers and Leaders I 3
RED 586 Assessment of Educators as Teachers and Leaders II 3

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Graduate Coordinator

Mary Daughrity

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