Master of Science in Education (M.S. Ed)
Literacy Education Grade 5 - 12

1. A minimum of 30 s.h. of planned and approved course work as follows:
Theoretical and Knowledge Base I: 12 s.h.
  EDUC 623 Foundations of Literacy Development 3.s.h.
  EDUC 631 Writing Process in Literacy Programs 3.s.h.
  EDUC 546 Reading and Writing to Learn in the Content Areas 3.s.h.
  ENED 536 Literature for the Secondary Student 3.s.h.
Theoretical and Knowledge Base II: 6 s.h.
  EDUC 634 Trends and Issues in Literacy 3.s.h.
  One elective (select from the following):
  EDUC 577 Issues in Diversity and Education 3.s.h.
  EDUC 637 Adaptive Instructional Strategies and Materials for Secondary Education 3.s.h.
  EPSY 525 Measurement and Appraisal for Teachers 3.s.h.
  EPSY 537 Learning Disabilities and Adolescents 3.s.h.
  EPSY 551 Advanced Adolescent Growth and Development 3.s.h.
  EPSY 590 Educating Children with Special Needs 3.s.h.
  CNED 602 Consultation in Educational Settings 3.s.h.
Assessment and Research I: 6 s.h.
  EDUC 636 Literacy Assessment 3.s.h.
  EDUC 655 Seminar in Graduate Study: Project Proposal 3.s.h.
Assessment and Research II: 6 s.h.
  EDUC 645 Seminar in Graduate Study: Project Proposal 3.s.h.
  EDUC 695 Seminar in Graduate Study: Master's Project and Practicum 3.s.h.
Total 30 s.h.
2. Minimum GPA of 3.0
3. Students must successfully complete an action-based research project as specified in EDUC 695.
4. Students must fulfill all degree requirements within six years and finish a minimum of 21 s.h. in residence.