Master of Science in Education w/Literacy Concentration

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GRADUATE PROGRAM CHECK SHEET

 

Program Requirements:
  • 36 graded credit hours are required for the Master of Science in Education – Literacy Concentration.
  • A minimum grade of “C-” and a cumulative GPA of 2.00 (or better) is required in all courses counting toward the degree.
  • Upon approval of the program coordinator a maximum of 15 credits may be transferred from another institution into the Master of Science program and counted toward either a focus area or electives.
  • Admission into the MS in Education program is required for this concentration.

 

TEACHER RESEARCH CORE REQUIRED COURSES: 15 credits
Course # Title Credit(s) Prerequisite(s)
ED 520 Research Methods in Education 4 6 credits from concentration
ED 521 Literature Review I 3 ED 520
ED 522 Literature Review II 3 ED 520, 521
ED 523 MS Research Project 5 ED 520, 521 & 522

 
 

LITERACY CONCENTRATION COURSES:

Complete the following 15 credits required for the Literacy Concentration

Course # Title [and course information] Credit(s)
ED 560 Foundations of Literacy Learning 3
ED 561 Emergent Literacy 3
ED 562 Literacy in the Elementary Grades 3
ED 564 Literature in the Literacy Program 3
ED 581 Adolescent Literacy 3

 

ELECTIVE COURSES: 6 credits

Elective credits can come from any other MS concentration (except Special Education) or from the following courses:

ED 567 Spelling Matters 3
ED 568 Literacy Leadership 3 6 cr in ED 560/561/562/564/581
ED 582 Literacy Assessment 3 6 cr in ED 560/561/562/564/581

 
 

Total credits required for major: 36

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Last update November 2019