Language Arts Required Courses: 24 credit hours*
EN 500 Teaching Writing (3)* Spring; variable hours.
EN 540 Literacy III (3)* Fall and Spring; minimum of 18 hours of field work.
EN 588 Teaching Youth Adult Literature (3)* Spring; 8 hours of field work.
EN 641 Advanced Literacy Assessment and Intervention (3)* Spring; 30 hours of field work.
EN 655 Adolescent Literacy (3)* Fall; 30 hours of field work.
EN 682 Children’s Literature (3)* Fall; variable hours; 2 hours of field work.
EN 695 Teaching Creative Writing (3)* Fall; variable hours.
EN 643 Reading Practicum (3)* Any semester - arranged; 130 hours of field work, prerequisites: EN 540, EN 641 and EN 655.
The Reading Practicum provides experience with the responsibilities of a reading teacher/reading specialist. The practicum will consist of the development and implementation of a literacy-related project (100 hours) at a school (or some other agency) and supervisory experience (30 hours) in either the Elementary Reading Clinic or the Secondary Reading Clinic. Projects and clinic experiences will be arranged individually with the instructor.