The sequence of courses will vary, depending
on whether students attend full-time or part-time and in what semester they enter the program. Below is a typical sequence for full-time students beginning in the
Students should meet with the program coordinator to develop a suitable sequence of courses.
LTCY 600 Foundations of LiteracyLTCY 644 Recent Trends in the Language ArtsLTCY 635 Literacy in Inclusive Classrooms
LTCY 607 Instruction and Learning with LiteratureLTCY 698 Analysis of Research in LiteracyLTCY 701 Assessment and Acceleration
LTCY 648 Creativity and the Elementary School Child
LTCY 702 Reading and Writing in the Content AreaLTCY 705 Organization and Administration of Reading and Writing Programs
LTCY 770 Practicum for Reading Specialists ILTCY 771 Practicum for Reading Specialists II
GSR 615 Elements of ResearchElective in LTCY or EDEX, depending on initial certification
The MEd in Literacy requires 36
credits. Students may also receive a Reading Specialist Certification by
completion of 27 credits within the master’s program from
categories A-C and successfully passing the Praxis exam. Students may
pursue a thesis option, enrolling for a six-credit thesis, LTCY 795, LTCY 698, and the elective.
* With special permission from advisor
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