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Master of Arts in 
Literacy Education

Required Courses

This coursework is designed for teachers who wish to pursue a Master of Arts in Literacy Education and Pre-K-Adult Reading Specialist certification in West Virginia.

RDNG 620 Specialized Literacy professional (new course) 3hrs.
RDNG 621 Reading and Writing Instruction in Elementary Schools 3 hrs.
RDNG 622 Content Area Literacy Instruction
3 hrs.
RDNG 624 Foundations of Literacy
3 hrs. 
RDNG 627 Developing Reading Interests
3 hrs.
RDNG 640 Instructing Students Who Have Reading Difficulties
3 hrs.
RDNG 682 Assessment of Reading Ability 3 hrs.
RDNG 689 Intervention for Struggling Readers (new course) 3 hrs.
RDNG 726 Literacy Leadership 
3 hrs.

 Elective Course
3 hrs.


Total: 30 hours

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West Virginia State Certification Requirements:  Praxis II #5301 Reading Specialty Area Test [NOTE: Successful completion of this assessment is required prior to completing the program.]

Disclaimer: Curriculum summary sheets and checklists are subject to change due to program changes and changes made in state certification requirements.