Literacy (Birth - Grade 6) M.S. Ed. (30 Credits)
Prerequisite: Prior certification
Tier I: Core Courses (9 credits)
||Introduction to Students with Disabilities
||Language and Literacy
Tier II: Methods Courses (21 credits)
||Teaching Literacy and Language Arts 1-6
||Assessing Students with Literacy & Learning Problems
||Interventions in Reading
||Phonological Awareness & Beginning Reading
||Methods in Teaching Writing
||Practicum in Literacy for Students with Learning Problems 1-6
Total 30 Credits
Students must pass the Content Specialty Test (CST) in Literacy.
• Initial portfolio should be submitted after 12 credits
• Final portfolios should be submitted one semester prior to the final semester in the program. Portfolios need to be judged as satisfactory or better before the degree will be granted.