Master of Science in Education (M. S. Ed)
Literacy Education
Birth - Grade 6

1. A minimum of 30 s.h. of planned and approved course work as follows:  
     
Theoretical and Knowledge Base I: 12 s.h.
  EDUC 584 Language Acquisition and Emergent Literacy  
  EDUC 631 Writing Process in Literacy Programs  
  EDUC 545 Content Reading and Literacy in the Elementary Classroom  
  EDUC 535 Children's Literature and Reading  
Theoretical and Knowledge Base II: 6 s.h.
  EDUC 634 Trends and Issues in Literacy  
One elective (select from the following):  
 

EDUC 505 Early Childhood Curriculum & Assessment
EDUC 516 Selecting and Designing Enrichment Experiences for Children
EDUC 543 Elementary Mathematics Curriculum & Assessment

 
  EDUC 552 Elementary Social Studies Curriculum & Assessment  
 

EDUC 577 Issues in Diversity and Education
EDUC 580 Integrating Technology in Education

 
  EDUC 592 Expressive Arts in the Elementary Classroom  
  EDUC 660 Elementary Science Curriculum & Assessment  
 

EPSY 530 Human Development Across the Life Span

 
 

FLAN 510 Linguistics for Foreign Language Education
SPED SPED 516 Reading for Exceptional Students

 
Assessment and Research I: 6 s.h.
  EDUC 636 Literacy Assessment  
  EDUC 655 Seminar in Graduate Study: Project Proposal  
Assessment and Research II: 6 s.h.
  EDUC 641 Literacy Assessment Practicum (Birth-Grade 6)  
  EDUC 695 Seminar in Graduate Study: Master's Project and Practicum  
  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.