Elementary Education with Literacy Option, MA
This program leading to a Master of Arts in Elementary Education is designed for elementary school teachers. Students complete foundations courses in education and in curriculum and instruction and courses for an area of concentration in literacy education.
Applications to the master’s program in Elementary Education with Literacy Option must be completed and submitted at least six weeks (domestic) or six months (international) before the beginning of the term for which admission is sought in order to allow for adequate processing time. Students must have a 2.75 or higher undergraduate cumulative grade point average to be fully admitted.
|5100:600||Philosophies of Education||3|
|5100:624||Seminar in Educational Psychology||3|
|5100:640||Using Research to Inform Practice||3|
|Curricular and Instructional Studies|
|5500:600||Concepts of Curriculum & Instruction||3|
|5500:625||Contemporary Issues in Literacy Instruction and Phonics||3|
|Area of Concentration/Literacy|
|Select 15 credits of the following: 1||15|
|Content Area Literacy|
|Teaching Reading to Culturally Diverse Learners|
|Children's Literature in the Curriculum|
|Assessment of Reading Difficulties|
|Special Topics in Curricular & Instructional Studies|
|Literacy Assessment Practicum|
|Master’s Project/Thesis Options|
|Select one of the following options:||6|
|Educational Inquiry I|
|Educational Inquiry II|
|Masters Project (with advisor's permission)|
|Masters Thesis (with advisor's permission)|
If seeking a reading endorsement, a valid teaching license, completion of 18 credit hours in reading, and a passing score on OAE Test 038/039: Subtests 1 and 2 are required.