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M.A. in Education

Reading Specialization

Curriculum

Program Requirements

  • 31 credits minimum
  • A required core of 12 credits
  • Required methods and practica (19 credits)

Required Courses (31 credits)

Developing Knowledge

  • EDC 529: Foundations of Educational Research (3 credits)
  • EDC/PSY 527: Language Study for Teachers (3 credits)
  • EDC 565: Advanced Reading Research Seminar (3 credits)
  • EDC 563 Teaching Literacy to Multicultural Populations (3 credits)

Developing Expertise

  • EDC 562: Methods of Intervention for Struggling Readers (3 credits)
  • EDC 564: Diagnosis of Literacy Difficulties (4 credits)
  • EDC 566: Intervention in Reading and Writing Difficulties (Practicum Fall/Spring) (6 credits)

Developing Professionalism

  • EDC 567: Field Experience in Literacy (3 credits)
  • EDC 594: Organization and Supervision of Literacy Programs (3 credits)

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