Course Requirements

The course requirements listed below apply to those students admitted on or after Fall 2011. Anyone admitted prior to this term should refer to their Analysis of Academic Progress on WESS and see your academic advisor for your official program of study.

  1. A standard New Jersey - or state-recognized equivalent - certificate in any instructional area
  2. 2 years of succesful teaching experience
  3. Masters degree

Required Foundations Courses
Number Name Hours
READ 500 Literacy Foundations 3
 
Required Core Courses
Number Name Hours
READ 501 Techniques of Reading Improvement in the Secondary Schools 3
READ 502 Administration and Supervision of Reading Programs 3
READ 503 Literature for Adolescents OR READ 524 Teaching Multiethnic Literature in P-8 Classrooms 3
READ 508 Critical Thinking and Literacy 3
READ 511 Case Studies of Reading Difficulties 3
READ 513 Supervised Clinical Practicum, Part I 3
READ 514 Supervised Clinical Practicum, Part II 3
 
Elective Course in Reading (select one)
Number Name Hours
READ 503  Literature for Adolescents 3
READ 504 Literacy Needs of Adult Learners 3
READ 507 Understanding Reading Comprehension 3
READ 510 Field Experience in Reading 3
READ 519 Language and Early Literacy Development 3
READ 522 History of Literacy and Media 3
READ 524 Teaching Multiethnic Literature in P-8 Classrooms 3
READ 525 Literacies, Digital Technology and Learning 3
READ 600 Workshop in Contemporary Issues in Reading 3
MEDI 503 Critical Basics of Media and Technology Production 3
MEDI 506 Evaluation and Selection of Educational Media 3
 
Elective Course in Reading (select one)
Number Name Hours
   One additional READ elective course 3
   OR  
   One of the following:  
     
   Linguistics  
 APLN 500  Language and Linguistics 3
 APLN 502  Sociolinguistics 3
 APLN 510  Discourse Analysis 3
 APLN 505  Semantics and Pragmatics 3
 APLN 512  Cross-Cultural Discourse Analysis 3
    3
   Measurement  
 PSYC 578  Psychological Tests and Measurements 3
     
   Psychology  
 PSYC 506  Professional Issues in Multicultural School Psychology 3
 PSYC 560  Advanced Educational Psychology 3
     
   Organization of Programs  
 ELAD 531  Program Planning and Development 3
 CURR 599  Curricular and Social Dynamics of Schooling 3
 CURR 532  Middle School Curriculum and Organization 3
     
   Supervison  
 ELAD 513  Secondary School Administration 3
 ELAD 521  Education Law 3
 ELAD 540  Supervison I 3
 
PROGRAM TOTAL: 30 credits