Graduate Literacy Education

Graduate Literacy Education

On Campus Literacy Grades 5 to 12 Plus Initial Adolescence Certification Curriculum

Candidates in this track will initially be assigned to the Adolescence Education program.  Once certification requirements are complete, the candidate may complete the additional coursework needed for Literacy certification.

Required Courses for Initial Certification in Adolescence 7-12

EDAD 502

Foundations of Literacy Instruction (3 credits)

EDAD 534

Teaching Strategies & Assessment: Adolescence (3 credits)

EDU 505

Foundations of Education (3 credits)

EDAD 562-566

Methods of Teaching:  Choose one (3 credits)

EDAD 562 English, EDAD 563 Mathematics, EDAD 564 Modern

Languages, EDAD 565 Science, EDAD 566 Social Studies 

EDAD 535

Learning and Human Development (3 credits)

EDAD 503

Literacy in Secondary Education (3 credits)

EDAD 536

Differentiated Instruction for Diverse Learners

EDAD 537

Advanced Methods: Adolescence

EDAD 572

Seminar in Teaching & Assessment:  Adolescence (3 credits)

EDAD 593

Student Teaching:  Adolescence (9 credits)*

EDU 595

Child Abuse Seminar (0 credits)*

EDU 596

Prevention of School Violence Seminar (0 credits)*

*These three courses must be registered together during the student teaching term

 

33 credits

 

Additional Courses Required for Masters Degree and Initial Certification in Literacy Grade 5 - Grade 12: 

Required Courses for Master's in Adolescence Education (6 credits)

EDAD 538

Contemporary Issues (3 credits)

EDAD 616

Research Methods (3 credits)

Additional Courses Required for Masters Degree and Initial Certification in Literacy Grade 5 - Grade 12 (21 credits)

EDR 509

Teaching Literacy with Diverse Populations (3 credits)

EDR 510  

Creating a Literate Environment (3 credits)

EDR 600

Literacy Curriculum & Role of Reading Teacher (3 credits)

EDR 504

Adolescent Literacy (3 credits)

The practicum sequence is 9 credit hours and must be completed as a block.

EDR 602

Diagnosis and Diagnostic Teaching Practicum:  Grade 5 - Grade 12 (6 credits) Prerequisites:  EDAD 502 & 503, EDR 504 & 509

EDR 604

Advanced Practicum:  Grade 5 - Grade 12

Prerequisite:  EDR 602 (3 credits)

OR

 

EDR 611

Grades 5-12 Diagnosis & Diagnostic Teaching Practicum (3 credits); Prerequisites: EDAD 502 & 503, EDR 504 & 509

EDR 613

Clinical Practicum I; Prerequisite: EDR 611 (3 credits)

EDR 604

Advanced Practicum; Prerequisite: EDR 613 (3 credits)

 

21 credits

Total

60 credits

 Click here for degree requirement summary (DRS) sheet.