Reading Education Sample Curriculum

Core Courses (leading to a Masters in Reading Education, when combined with Reading Specialist Certification Courses) (9 credits):

  • Research Theory

  • Multidisciplinary Foundations of Education

  • Contemporary Learning Theories

  • Professional Contribution

Concentration Courses (24 credits):

  • Creative Teaching of the Language Arts

  • Content Area Reading

  • Reading Disability and Diagnosis

  • Remedial Techniques

  • Practicum/Seminar

  • Organization of a School Reading Program

  • Children’s Literature

  • Reading Specialist Internship (for those who have earned a teaching certificate)

  • Reading Specialist Student Teaching (for those who wish to earn a first teaching certificate)