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Literacy Studies Concentration Degree Plan

Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, Literacy Studies Concentration

Core: 6 semester hours

  • CUIN 6332 Education in a Diverse Society
  • FEDU 6321 Foundations of Educational Research

Major Concentration: 24 semester hours

  • LITY 6331 Instruction for Students with Literacy Difficulties**
  • LITY 6332 Teacher Literacy Leadership & Critical Policy Action
  • LITY 6333 Theory and Application of Writing for Globalized Learning
  • LITY 6334 Foundations of Developmental Reading
  • LITY 6340 Professional Literacy Research
  • LITY 6360 Framework for Literacies Learning
  • LITY 6362 Assessment of Multi-Literacies Learning**
  • LITY 6363 New and Traditional Literacies Across the Content Areas

For additional requirements for the Reading Specialist Certification and/or Master Reading Teacher (MRT), see Certification and Professional Development.

** Courses that focus on dyslexia. Go to Dyslexia Graduate Education Certificate to learn how you can earn this new UHV certificate.

Total: 30 semester hours

Additional Requirements:

  • Master’s Comprehension exam

Official degree plan will need to be completed with your Faculty Advisor and Educator Preparation Office (EPO) staff. All required signatures must be recorded before it is official.

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