2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Reading Specializations

Emergent Literacy 12 Credits

This specialization is open to students majoring or minoring in Early Childhood Education who wish to gain more in-depth knowledge about young children's oral language development and their interactions with reading and writing.

Requirements

I. Required Core:

CEDUC 3395Literature for Children

3

CEDUC 3420Language Arts, Social Studies and Technology

3

CEDUC 3702Junior Practicum and Seminar in Early Childhood Education

3

EECLD 6002Essential Linguistics: What Every Teacher Needs to Know about Language

3

Teaching Reading 12 Credits

This specialization provides in-depth training in the teaching of reading. Graduates in this area are well qualified to assume instructional responsibilities for the teaching of reading and language arts in self-contained classrooms or in team teaching situations. Students must achieve a grade of B or higher in all coursework taken for this specialization.

Requirements

I. Required Core:

CEDUC 2401Literacy Learning

3

CSPED 3300Developing Accessible Instruction for Struggling Readers and Writers

3

Choose ONE (3 Credits):
CEDUC 2402Content Area Reading in Grades 5-12

3

EEDUC 6101Content Literacy

3

EEDUC 6402Clay's Observation Survey of Early Literacy Achievement

2-3

Choose ONE (3 Credits):
CEDUC 3395Literature for Children

3

CEDUC 3415Teaching Language Arts and Literature

3