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 fall semester.
Students should meet with the program coordinator to develop a suitable sequence of courses.
LTCY 600 Foundations of Literacy
LTCY 644 Recent Trends in the Language Arts
LTCY 635 Literacy in Inclusive Classrooms
LTCY 607 Instruction and Learning with Literature
LTCY 698 Analysis of Research in Literacy
LTCY 701 Assessment and Acceleration
currently none listed
LTCY 648 Creativity and the Elementary School Child
LTCY 702 Reading and Writing in the Content Area
LTCY 705 Organization and Administration of Reading and Writing Programs
LTCY 770 Practicum for Reading Specialists I
LTCY 771 Practicum for Reading Specialists II
GSR 615 Elements of Research
Elective 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
Graduate course catalog
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