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Many options exist for teachers who would like to strengthen their teaching of literacy.  Teachers can obtain their Master’s Degree and/or prepare themselves for the Professional Reading Certificate obtained through the state of Texas.  UHV also offers the Master Reading Teacher certificate.  The choice is yours!

Master's Degree in Curriculum & Instruction (Literacy Studies)

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Degree Requirements:

Core: (12 hours)

  • CUIN 6321 or CUIN 6322 Curriculum Development or Organization
  • CUIN 6332 Educ. In Multicultural Society
  • FEDU 6321 Foundations of Educational Research
  • FEDU 6331 or 6333 Human Growth or Human Learning

Major: (24 hours)

  • LITY 6360 Theoretical Found. Of Literacies Learning
  • LITY 6362 Assessment of Multi-Literacies Learning
  • LANG 6310 Linguistics and Reading
  • LITY 6333 Theory and Writing for Global Learning
  • LITY 6363 New & Traditional Literacies Across the Content Areas
  • LITY 6340 Professional Literacies Research
  • LITY 6331 Instruction for Students with Literacy Difficulties
  • LITY 6332  Teacher Literacy Leadership & Critical Policy Action

Additional Requirement:  Master’s Comprehensive Exam
Master’s Comprehensive Exam information

Reading Specialist Degree Plan

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Degree Requirements:

Core: (12 hours)

  • CUIN 6321 or CUIN 6322 Curriculum Development or Organization
  • CUIN 6332 Educ. In Multicultural Society
  • FEDU 6321 Foundations of Educational Research
  • FEDU 6331 or 6333 Human Growth or Human Learning

Major: (24 hours)

  • LITY 6360 Theoretical Found. Of Literacies Learning
  • LITY 6362 Assessment of Multi-Literacies Learning
  • LANG 6310 Linguistics and Reading
  • LITY 6333 Theory and Writing for Global Learning
  • LITY 6363 New & Traditional Literacies Across the Content Areas
  • LITY 6340 Professional Literacies Research
  • LITY 6331 Instruction for Students with Literacy Difficulties
  • LITY 6304 Practicum in Literacy

Additional Requirement:  Master’s Comprehensive Exam
Master’s Comprehensive Exam information

Professional Reading Specialist Certification ONLY

(Student needs to hold a Master’s degree to pursue this certification.)
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Degree Requirements:

Reading Concentration: (12 hours)

  • LITY 6360 Theoretical Found. Of Literacies Learning
  • LITY 6362 Assessment of Multi-Literacies Learning
  • LITY 6333 Theory and Writing for Global Learning
  • LITY 6304 Practicum in Literacy

Academic Preparation in Resource Area: (6 hours)

  • LANG 6310 Linguistics and Reading
  • CUIN 6332 Educ. In Multicultural Society

Professional Education:  (6 hours)

  • LITY 6363 New & Traditional Literacies Across the Content Areas
  • LITY 6331 Instruction for Students with Literacy Difficulties

Master Reading Teacher Certificate ONLY

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Degree Requirements:

Courses: (15 hours)

  • LITY 6360 Theoretical Found. Of Literacies Learning
  • LITY 6362 Assessment of Multi-Literacies Learning
  • LITY 6304 Practicum in Literacy
  • LANG 6310 Linguistics and Reading
  • LITY 6332 Literacy Leadership and Critical Policy Action

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