Reading MA

The curriculum for the Master of Arts in Reading involves a minimum of 36 semester hours of study, 18 of which must be in RDG.  The study of a foreign language is required to receive a Master of Arts degree.  For more information please refer to requirements for the Master's/Specialist Degree.  The outline of study is as follows:

Master of Arts in Reading - Option I Thesis

Option I Thesis
EDCI 518Thesis (6 semester hours required)6
Only 6 semester hours of credit for 518 per degree will be given upon satisfactory completion of the requirement
Required Reading Courses (18 semester hours)
RDG 520Literacy and Instruction I3
RDG 521Literacy & Instruction II3
RDG 523Promoting Literacy Through Language Acquisition and Development3
RDG 528Integrating Writing3
RDG 540Content Area Reading 3
RDG 562Critical Issues in Lit Edu3
Support Courses (12 semester hours)
The remaining 12 semester hours must be approved by a Reading Advisor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction12
Total Hours36

Master of Arts in Reading - Option II Non-Thesis

Required Reading Courses (18 semester hours)
RDG 520Literacy and Instruction I3
RDG 521Literacy & Instruction II3
RDG 523Promoting Literacy Through Language Acquisition and Development3
RDG 528Integrating Writing3
RDG 540Content Area Reading 3
RDG 562Critical Issues in Lit Edu3
Research
EDCI 595Research Lit Tech (3 semester hours required)3
Support Courses (15 semester hours)
The remaining 15 semester hours must be approved by a Reading Advisor in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction.15
Total Hours36

Note: The study of a foreign language is required to receive a Master of Arts degree.  For more information please refer to requirements for the Master's/Specialist Degree.