Literacy Program Requirements


Please Note: The Graduate Catalog contains the most current M.S. in Literacy program information, including requirements and course descriptions.


M.S. in Literacy: Birth - Grade 6 Degree Requirements

  • GRDG 620 - Nature and Acquisition of Literacy (3)
  • GRDG 626 - Language, Literacy, and Diversity (3)
  • GRDG 635 - Assessment-Based Literacy Instruction (3)
  • GRDG 637 - Practicum in Literacy: Birth - Grade 6 (3)
  • GRDG 639 - Emergent Literacy (3)
  • GRDG 640 - Administration and Supervision of Reading and Writing Programs (3)
  • GRDG 650 - Literacy Methods and Materials: Birth - Grade 6 (3)
  • GRDG 658 - Literacy Coaching Practicum (3)
  • GRDG 670 - Theory and Practice of Integrating Literature into the Classroom (3)
  • GRDG 690 - Capstone Project: Action Research in Literacy (3)

Total: 30 credits

M.S. in Literacy: Grades 5-12 Degree Requirements

  • GRDG 620 - Nature and Acquisition of Literacy (3)
  • GRDG 626 - Language, Literacy, and Diversity (3)
  • GRDG 634 - Literacy Instruction in the Content Areas (3)
  • GRDG 635 - Assessment-Based Literacy Instruction (3)
  • GRDG 638 - Practicum in Literacy: Grades 5-12 (3)
  • GRDG 640 - Administration and Supervision of Reading and Writing Programs (3)
  • GRDG 652 - Developing Critical Literacy Skills Through Literature: Grades 5-12 (3)
  • GRDG 658 - Literacy Coaching Practicum (3)
  • GRDG 670 - Theory and Practice of Integrating Literature into the Classroom (3)
  • GRDG 690 - Capstone Project: Action Research in Literacy (3)

Total: 30 credits

M.S. in Literacy: Birth - Grade 6 and Grades 5-12 Degree Requirements

  • GRDG 620 - Nature and Acquisition of Literacy (3)
  • GRDG 626 - Language, Literacy, and Diversity (3)
  • GRDG 634 - Literacy Instruction in the Content Areas (3)
  • GRDG 635 - Assessment-Based Literacy Instruction (3)
  • Choose one:
    • GRDG 637 - Practicum in Literacy: Birth - Grade 6 (3)
    • GRDG 638 - Practicum in Literacy: Grades 5-12 (3)
  • GRDG 639 - Emergent Literacy (3)
  • GRDG 640 - Administration and Supervision of Reading and Writing Programs (3)
  • Choose one:
    • GRDG 650 - Literacy Methods and Materials: Birth-Grade 6 (3)
    • GRDG 652 - Developing Critical Literacy Skills Through Literature: Grades 5-12 (3)
  • GRDG 658 - Literacy Coaching Practicum (3)
  • GRDG 670 - Theory and Practice of Integrating Literature into the Classroom (3)
  • GRDG 690 - Capstone Project: Action Research in Literacy (3)
  • GRDG Elective (3)

Total: 36 credits

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