Reading (K-12) Minor

I. Minor/Professional Education Program Requirements

Required classes:

ED 228Children's Literature

3

ED 318Content Area Reading & Secondary Methods

3.00 - 4.00

ED 323Teaching the Communication Arts I

2

ED 324/SPED 324Diagnostic-Based Interventions

3

ED 325Teaching Communication Arts II

3

ED 407Organization & Admin of the Reading Prog

2

ED 412Measurement and Assessment in Teaching

3

II. Other Program Requirements

Required classes:

ED 365/ENLT 365Young Adult Literature

3

SPED 304Students W/ High Incidence Disabilities

3

Recommended:

LL 400Theories/Methods Lrng/Tch Lang

3

III. Teacher Licensure

To obtain teacher licensure in Reading K-12, a student must complete:

ED 408Student Teaching in the Minor Area

5

or

ED 410Student Teaching

12

IV. Acceptance into the Teacher Education Program and Student Teaching

Teacher Education Program: Students pursuing academic programs that lead to teacher licensure must seek admission to the Teacher Education Program by the end of their sophomore year.

Student Teaching: In the spring semester of the junior year, all students must seek admission to student teaching.

Note:

  1. See Secondary Education Requirements and Professional Education Requirements for Secondary Education.
  2. All Reading K-12 students must meet the following requirements: 1) earn a grade of “C-” or better in all Professional Education Requirements, Minor Program Requirements, and Other Program Requirements; 2) earn a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average, and 3) earn a minimum 2.65 grade point average in Minor Program Requirements, Other Program Requirements, and Professional Education Requirements.