Plan of Work

English Education Courses

  • EED 6210 - Language, Literacy, and Learning 3 Cr.
  • EED 6310 -Young Adult Literature 3 Cr.
  • EED 6330 - Teaching Literature in Secondary Schools 3 Cr.
  • RLL 7300 - Literacy Across the Curriculum 3 Cr.
  • RLL 7800 - Writing Development and Instruction 3 Cr.
  • RLL 7820 - Responding to Texts: Theory and Practice 3 Cr.

In consultation with their advisor, students must take a minimum of 12 credit hours from the above courses.

Master's Degree Seminar

  • RLL 7500 - Theoretical Foundations of Literacy 3 Cr.
  • ED 7999 - Terminal Master's Seminar: Essay or Project 3 Cr. (Students must register for the English Education section of this course)

General Professional Requirements

One 2 credit course from three different subject areas for a total of 6 credits:

  • EDA 7600 - The Structure of American Education
  • EDP 5450 - Child Psychology Or EDP 5480 - Adolescent Psychology Or EDP 7350 - The Learning Process
  • EDS 7630 - Educational Sociology
  • EER 7610 - Evaluation and Measurement
  • CED 6700 - The Role of the Teacher in Guidance
  • EHP 7600 - Philosophy of Education
  • SED 7050 - Inclusive Teaching

Electives

A minimum of 6 semester hours of graduate coursework in English, English Education, or related areas, such as ESL or Reading. These electives are chosen in consultation with the student's faculty advisor.