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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:

Reading MA 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 Reading3
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

Reading MA 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 Reading3
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 .