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Subject Area Specializations
Full transfer credit will be awarded for courses in the following specializations based upon comparable prior credits earned.
- Biology (7-12)
- Communication (7-12)
- English (7-12)
- General Science (7-12)
- Mathematics (7-12)
- Social Studies (7-12)
The following endorsements are intended to improve a teacher's skills in a specialized area and can be added to existing Level I or Level II certificates.
Teachers, are you passionate about literacy? Do you have a desire to help those who have difficulty reading?
If so, our Reading Specialist Certification Program may be right for you. If you wish to concentrate in the field of reading but do not want to pursue a master's degree (or you already hold a master's degree), you may obtain a Reading Specialist Certification by completing the 24 credits of concentration courses in reading.
24 semester hours
|R ED 524A||Creative Teaching of Language Arts||4|
|R ED 526||Teaching Content Area Reading||3|
|R ED 530||Reading Disabilities and Diagnosis||3|
|R ED 533||Remedial Techniques||3|
|R ED 540||Practicum/Seminar in Reading||3|
|R ED 542||Organization of School Reading Programs||3|
|EDUC 511||Children’s Literature||2|
|R ED 546||Reading Specialist Internship||3|
Program prerequisites: Initial PA teacher certification, Psy 514, EDUC 523, S ED 507, S ED 511, S ED 539, EDUC 561