Teaching, Learning and Leadership: Reading and Literacy, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2019-2020. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Total Hours: 36 Hours

Common Core
CIED 5053Curriculum Issues3
CIED 5813Educational Advocacy and Leadership3
Hours Subtotal6
Research and Inquiry
Select 3 hours from the following:3
Introduction to Qualitative Inquiry
Research Design and Methodology
Pedagogical Research
Hours Subtotal3
Area of Emphasis (Reading Specialist Certification Program)
CIED 5143Language Arts in the Curriculum3
CIED 5153Advanced Studies in Children’s Literature3
CIED 5423Literacy Instruction in Primary Grades3
CIED 5433Reading and Writing in the Content Areas3
CIED 5463Reading Assessment and Instruction3
CIED 5523Practicum in Reading Instruction3
CIED 5553Literacy Leadership and Coaching3
Hours Subtotal21
Electives or Thesis
Select 6 hours6
Hours Subtotal6
Total Hours36

General Graduate College Requirements

  • A minimum Grade-Point-Average of 3.00 is required
  • A minimum Grade of "C" is required in all degree applicable courses
  • No courses utilizing the Pass-No Pass grading system are permitted
  • GRAD 5082 or GRAD 5092 may not be used to meet degree requirements

Additional Graduate College Masters Degree Requirements

Plan I (coursework with thesis)

  • A minimum of 30 credit hours
    • A minimum of 24 coursework credit hours comprised of:
      • 6 research or creative component credit hours
      • 21 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer hours with "B" or better)
      • 21 credit hours at 5000- or 6000-level

Plan II (coursework without thesis)

  • A minimum of 32 credit hours
    • A maximum of 3 credit hours of research or creative component
    • A minimum of 23 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer credit hours with "B" or better)
    • A minimum of 21 credit hours at the 5000- or 6000-level