Literacy Studies Concentration Degree Plan

Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, Literacy Studies Concentration

Core: 6 semester hours

  • CUIN 6332 Education in a Diverse Society
  • FEDU 6321 Foundations of Educational Research

Major Concentration: 24 semester hours

  • LITY 6331 Instruction for Students with Literacy Difficulties*
  • EDUC 6310 Integration of Curriculum and Technology in Education
  • LITY 6333 Foundations of Writing for 21st Century Learning
  • LITY 6334 Foundations of Developmental Reading*
  • LITY 6340 Professional Literacy Research
  • LITY 6360 Framework for Literacies Learning
  • LITY 6362 Assessment of Multi-Literacies Learning*
  • LITY 6363 New and Traditional Literacies Across the Content Areas

For additional requirements for the Reading Specialist Certification, see Certification and Professional Development.

* Courses that focus on dyslexia. Go to Dyslexia Graduate Education Certificate to learn how you can earn this new UHV certificate.

Total: 30 semester hours

Additional Requirements:

  • Master’s Comprehension exam

Official degree plan will need to be completed with your Faculty Advisor and Educator Preparation Office (EPO) staff. All required signatures must be recorded before it is official.

Students are required to take comprehensive exams the semester before they intend to graduate or the semester they intend to graduate. Students may have to make arrangements to come to a testing site in Victoria or Katy to complete this requirement (depending on degree).

For more information about the program, or questions contact us:
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Phone: (361) 570-4371 or toll free (877) 970-4848 x4371

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