Reading MS

The Reading Master's degree program for individuals without a teaching certificate.

Master of Science in Reading - Option II Non-Thesis

The curriculum for the Master of Science in Reading involves a minimum of 36 semester hours of study.  The outline of study is as follows:

Research (3 semester hours)
EDCI 595Research Lit Tech (3 semester hours required)3
Required Reading Courses (24 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 560Literacy Assessment3
RDG 562Critical Issues in Lit Edu3
RDG 567Practicum in Organizing for Effective Literacy Instruction in Elementary, Middle, and High School3
Support Courses (9 semester hours)
9 semester hours from any content area studied by or valuable to K-12 schools 9
Total Hours36

Note:  Successful completion of the Comprehensive Exam is required of all students.

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