Missouri State University

Strengthen your coursework with a minor in literacy

Our department offers a minor in literacy that is designed to strengthen your knowledge for teaching literacy in the classroom. A minor in literacy is also an excellent supplement to any degree program.


A minimum of 23 hours are required from the following courses to complete this program:

Literacy

Bachelor of Science in Education
(Non-Certifiable)

This minor is designed to strengthen classroom teachers’ knowledge for teaching literacy. Minimum of 23 hours required.

  1. RDG 318(3) or 474(2); RDG 420(3), 421(2), 574(3); ENG 334(3)

  2. Select additional electives from the following to bring total to 23 hours: RDG 560(2), 573(3), 580(3)*, 585(2)*; ENG 338(3) or ENG 536(3); PSY 331(3), 441(3)*; SPE 584(3) or CSD 312(3); PSY 508(3)* or SPE 515(3)* or other electives approved by the department.

    *Courses may be applied toward teacher certification in Special Reading (K-12). Additional coursework will be required for the teacher's certificate.

For more information about Literacy Minor, contact Dr. Deanne Camp at 417-836-6983.