Course Requirements

The course requirements listed below apply to those students admitted on or after Fall 2014. 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.

Required Foundation Courses
Number Name Hours
EDFD 504 Action Research 3
READ 500 Literacy Foundations 3
Required Core Courses
Number Name Hours
READ 501 Techniques of Reading Improvement in the Secondary School 3
READ 502 Administration and Supervision of Reading Programs 3
READ 503 Literature for Adolescents or 524 3
READ 505 Research Seminar in Reading 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
MEDI 503 Critical Basics of Media and Technology Production 3
MEDI 506 Evaluation and Selection of Educational Media 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
Culminating Activity
  • Supervised clinical experience within the framework of required courses (in particular, within READ 513/514 and READ 505)

  • Final research project within READ 505.
PROGRAM TOTAL: 33 credits
+ These Prerequisites may be waived if equivalent coursework has been completed at your undergraduate institution.