For successful completion of the literacy program, you must pass a comprehensive examination. A description of the content and format of this examination is available from the advisor of the graduate literacy program.
|Course Code||Course Title||Credit Hours|
|RDG 640||Analysis and Correction of Difficulties in Literacy||3 hrs|
Diversity Issues in Literacy and Content Area Instruction
Cultural Diversity in Literacy & Instruction: Classrooms & Community
|RDG 680||Successful Classroom Communities to Enhance Student Learning||3 hrs|
|RDG 685||Techniques of Responsive Support in the Literacy Classroom||3 hrs|
|RDG 700||Relationship of Language to Literacy and Intellectual Development||3 hrs|
|RDG 710||Content Area Literacy||3 hrs|
|RDG 740||Issues and Trends in Literacy Education||3 hrs|
|RDG 770||Curriculum Design in Literacy||3 hrs|
|RDG 780||Assessment Procedures for the Literacy Specialist||3 hrs|
|RDG 781||Assessment of Literacy Problems||3 hrs|
|RDG 782||Remediation of Literacy Problems||3 hrs|
|SFR 780||Educational Research Methodology||3 hrs|
|RDG 795*||Research Seminar in Literacy||3 hrs|
* This requirement waived if candidate elects Research Option 1, a thesis.
Research (3-6 hours)
Option I: Completion of a satisfactory thesis, RDG 799, in the candidate's discipline. This credit shall be no more than 6 hours of the minimum 39 required for the degree.
Option II: Completion of one research seminar, RDG 795, which shall require an extensive paper.
A comprehensive examination must be passed by the candidate before a degree will be granted. A description of the content and format of this examination is available from the Coordinator of the Graduate Literacy Program.