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:

Part A.
Required Reading Courses (24 semester hours)
RDG 520Literacy and Instruction I: Literacy Foundations In Emergent and Early Readers3
RDG 521Literacy & Instruction II: Comprehension Processes and Strategies in Later Elem., MS, & HS3
RDG 523Promoting Literacy Through Language Acquisition and Development3
RDG 528Centering and Integrating Authentic Writing Experiences in the Literacy Classroom3
RDG 540Content Area Literacy3
RDG 560Literacy Assessment3
RDG 562Critical Issues in Lit Edu3
RDG 567Practicum in Literacy Assessment/Intervention, Coaching, and Campus Leadership in Elem., MS & HS3
Part B.
Research (3 semester hours)
EDCI 595Research Lit Tech (3 semester hours required)3
Part C.
Choose 9 semester hours from the following courses:
RDG 530NWPNET Summer Writing Institute-Teachers Teaching Teachers6
RDG 535 Integrating Multicultural and Social Justice Literature3
EDCI 514Mgmt & Curr Dev for Div Lrnrs3
EDCI 515 Evidence-Based Teaching for Diverse Populations3
EDCI 519Response to Intervention Applied to Exceptional Learners3
EDCI 527Integrating Digital Literacies Into Traditional Instructional Settings3
EDCI 559Diversity & Equity in Edu3
Total Hours36

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

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