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Reading Concentration (Graduate)

Certification/Endorsement Code: BT
Michigan Subject Areas Test Code: 05

AQ Program Contact Person: Julia Reynolds, Ph.D.
Programs:

M.A.T. with Elementary Reading (BT) Endorsement
Elementary Reading (BT) Endorsement only
M.A.T. with Secondary Reading (BT) Endorsement
Secondary Reading (BT) Endorsement only
This endorsement is also available to undergraduate and M.Ed. certification candidates as an academic minor. See the undergraduate Reading (BT) minor page for more information.
 
M.A.T with Elementary Reading (BT) Endorsement (minimum of 36 credit hours)
 
Foundational Core Courses:
EN 596 School and Culture in the 21st Century (3 credits)
EN 544 Language Acquisition and Teaching (3 credits)
EN 510 Research Methods, Design, and Analysis (2nd to last class) (3 credits)
EN 690 Master Teaching Project (last class) (3 credits)
 
Emphasis Areas and Practicum Experiences
EN 520 Literacy I (if not previously taken in initial prep) (3 credits)
EN 541 Literacy II (if not previously taken in initial prep) (3 credits)
EN 588 Youth Literature (3 credits)
EN 682 Children’s Literature (3 credits)
EN 540 Literacy III (3 credits)
EN 543 Linguistically and Culturally Responsive Teaching Practice (3 credits)
EN 610 Inquiry-Based Literacy and Differentiated Instruction (3 credits)*
EN 641 Advanced Literacy Assessment and Intervention (3 credits)
EN 655 Adolescent Literacy (3 credits)
EN 643 Reading Internship (3 credits)
 
Electives (only if needed - must be approved in advance)
EN 500 Teaching Writing (3 credits)
EN 530 Creative Experiences in Language Arts (3 credits)
EN 554 Content Area Literacy (3 credits)
EN 631 EdTech: Web Authoring & Online Learning (3 credits)
EN 633 EdTech: Digital Multimedia (3 credits)
EN 695 Teaching Creative Writing (3 credits)
EN 696 Topics in Teaching with Literature (3 credits)
 
NOTE: A passing score on the State subject area test for Reading (BT) is required prior to adding the endorsement.
*EN610 should be taken as part of the first 18 hours of this planned program in order to qualify for professional certification.
 
Elementary Reading (BT) Endorsement (minimum of 24 credits)
 
Emphasis Areas and Practicum Experiences
EN 520 Literacy I (if not previously taken in initial prep) (3 credits)
EN 588 Youth Literature (3 credits)
EN 682
Children’s Literature (3 credits)
EN 541 Literacy II (if not previously taken in initial prep) (3 credits)
EN 540 Literacy III (3 credits)
EN 543 Linguistically and Culturally Responsive Teaching Practice (3 credits)
EN 610 Inquiry-Based Literacy and Differentiated Instruction (3 credits)*
EN 641 Advanced Literacy Assessment and Intervention (3 credits)
EN 655 Adolescent Literacy (3 credits)
EN 643 Reading Internship (3 credits)
 
Electives (only if needed - must be approved in advance)
EN 500 Teaching Writing (3 credits)
EN 530
Creative Experiences in Language Arts (3 credits)
EN 554 Content Area Literacy (3 credits)
EN 631
EdTech: Web Authoring & Online Learning (3 credits)
EN 633 EdTech: Digital Multimedia (3 credits)
EN 695
Teaching Creative Writing (3 credits)
EN 696 Topics in Teaching with Literature (3 credits)
 
NOTE: A passing score on the State subject area test for Reading (BT) is required prior to adding the endorsement.
*EN610 should be taken as part of the first 18 hours of this planned program in order to qualify for professional certification.
 
M.A.T. with Secondary Reading (BT) Endorsement (minimum of 36 credit hours)
 
Foundational Core Courses:
EN 596
School and Culture in the 21st Century (3 credits)
EN 544
Language Acquisition and Teaching (3 credits)
EN 510 Research Methods, Design, and Analysis (2nd to last class) (3 credits)
EN 690 Master Teaching Project (last class) (3 credits)
 
Emphasis Areas and Practicum Experiences
EN 500 Teaching Writing (3 credits)
EN 520
Literacy I (if not previously taken in initial prep) (3 credits)
EN 541 Literacy II (if not previously taken in initial prep) (3 credits)
EN 554
Content Area Literacy (if not previously taken in initial prep) (3 credits)
EN 543 Linguistically and Culturally Responsive Teaching Practice (3 credits)
EN 610 Inquiry-Based Literacy and Differentiated Instruction (3 credits)*
EN 588 Youth Literature (3 credits)
EN 641 Advanced Literacy Assessment and Intervention (3 credits)
EN 655
Adolescent Literacy (3 credits)
EN 643
Reading Internship (3 credits)
 
Electives (only if needed - must be approved in advance)
EN 530 Creative Experiences in Language Arts (3 credits)
EN 631
EdTech: Web Authoring & Online Learning (3 credits)
EN 633 EdTech: Digital Multimedia (3 credits)
EN 695
Teaching Creative Writing (3 credits)
EN 696
Topics in Teaching with Literature (3 credits)
 
NOTE: A passing score on the State subject area test for Reading (BT) is required prior to adding the endorsement. 
*EN610 should be taken as part of the first 18 hours of this planned program in order to qualify for professional certification.
 
Secondary Reading (BT) Endorsement (minimum of 24 credits)
 
Emphasis Areas and Practicum Experiences
EN 520
Literacy I (if not previously taken in initial prep) (3 credits)
EN 500 Teaching Writing (3 credits)
EN 588
Youth Literature (3 credits)
EN 554
Content Area Literacy (if not previously taken in initial prep) (3 credits)
EN 541 Literacy II (if not previously taken in initial prep) (3 credits)
EN 543 Linguistically and Culturally Responsive Teaching Practice (3 credits)
EN 610 Inquiry-Based Literacy and Differentiated Instruction (3 credits)*
EN 641
Advanced Literacy Assessment and Intervention (3 credits)
EN 655
Adolescent Literacy (3 credits)
EN 643 Reading Internship (3 credits)
 
Electives (only if needed - must be approved in advance)
EN 530
Creative Experiences in Language Arts (3 credits)
EN 631 EdTech: Web Authoring & Online Learning (3 credits)
EN 633 EdTech: Digital Multimedia (3 credits)
EN 695 Teaching Creative Writing (3 credits)
EN 696 Topics in Teaching with Literature (3 credits)
 
NOTE: A passing score on the State subject area test for Reading (BT) is required prior to adding the endorsement.
*EN610 should be taken as part of the first 18 hours of this planned program in order to qualify for professional certification.
 
This endorsement is also available to undergraduate and M.Ed. certification candidates as an academic minor. See the undergraduate Reading (BT) minor page for more information.