Reading Program Course of Study

Curriculum Guide: Masters Degree & Reading Specialist Certification

Curriculum Guide: Reading Specialist Endorsement

 

Course of Study for Reading Concentration

Required Courses (ELRL formerly known as CIRL):

Semester

Credits

ELRL 6010 Theoretical Foundations of Literacy

Fall

3

ELRL 6170 Children's Literacy in the 21st Century*

Fall, Spring

3

ELRL 6200 Diagnosis of Reading Difficulties

Fall or Summer

3

ELRL 6210 Remediation of Reading Difficulties

Spring or Summer

3

ELRL 6230 Practicum in Reading

Fall

3

ELRL 6240 Administration and Supervision of Reading Programs and Personnel*

Summer or Spring

3

ELRL 6250 Adolescent and Adult Literacy in the 21st Century*

Spring

3

ELRL 6270 Research in Reading

Spring

3

ELRL 6330 Socio-Psycholinguistics and Reading

Spring

3

 

 

 

At least one of the following:

 

 

ELRL 6040 Recent Trends in Children's Literature

Fall

3

ELRL 6050 Advanced Inquiry into Literature for Children and Youth*

Winter or Spring

3

ELRL 6260 Literature for Adolescents

Summer

3

 

 

 

Choose one approved elective from below OR another literature elective from the previous list: (3 Credits)

 

 

ELRL 6030 Literacy and Content Area Instruction for English Language Learners Spring 3

ELEC 6180 Language Development and Emergent Literacy

 

3

ELCL 6040 Writing in the Elementary School

Fall

3

ELRL 6220 Educating the Adult: Basic Reading

 

3

ELRL 6310 Written Expression with Technology*

Summer

3

ELRL 6340 Teaching Critical Reading in the Content Areas

 

3

SOC 6300 The Ethnic Experience

 

3

SPC 5550 Educational Foundation in a Diverse Society

 

3

(Others by advisement)

 

 

*online courses