Reading Endorsement Requirements

 

 

ENDORSEMENT REQUIREMENTS – GRADUATE STUDIES 

 

There are four different types of endorsements that can be obtained at the graduate level. :  Reading K-8,  Reading 5-12,  English/Language Arts K-8,  and Reading Specialist K-12. The requirements for each of these endorsements is provided below.

 

Reading K-8

 

From the Elementary Teaching Degree:

·          LITED 1044       Children’s Literature  (3 hrs)

·         LITED 3115       Methods of Teaching Early Literacy (3 hrs)

·         LITED 3116       Methods of Teaching Literacy in the Intermediate Grades (3 hrs)

·         TEACHING 3134 Elementary Teaching (4-12 hrs)

 

From the Literacy Education MAE Program of Study:

·         LITED 6238      Advanced Assessment & Evaluation of Literacy Development (3 hrs)

·         LITED 6240       Language Development & Variability (3 hrs)

·         LITED 6245       Ideological, Cultural, and Sociopolitical Issues in Children’s Literature (3 hrs)

 

From Other Sources:

·         LITED 6247       Remedial  Reading (3 hrs)

·         LITED 6292       Experience in Reading: Tutoring (3 hrs)

 

 

Reading 5-12

 

From Middle Level/Secondary Teaching Degree:

 ·         LITED 4117/5117 Methods of Teaching Content Literacy at the Middle and Secondary Levels (3 hrs)

 ·         TEACHING 3137 Middle School/Junior High Teaching OR TEACHING 3138 Secondary School Teaching

 

From the Literacy Education MAE Program of Study

·         LITED 6238       Advanced Assessment & Evaluation of Literacy Development (3 hrs)

·         LITED 6240       Language Development & Variability (3 hrs)

·         LITED 6245     Ideological, Cultural, and Sociopolitical Issues in Children’s Literature (3 hrs)

 ·         LITED 6212       Methods and Materials in Literacy Education (3 hrs) [for individuals whose teaching degree did not include methods of teaching literacy course]

From Other Sources:

·         LITED 6247       Remedial  Reading (3 hrs)

·         LITED 6292       Experience in Reading: Tutoring (3 hrs)

AND

·         TESOL 4120/5120      Introduction to Linguistics (3 hrs)OR

·         TESOL 4110/5110       The Structure of English (3 hrs) OR

·         ENGLISH 4920/5920 Teaching of Writing (3 hrs)

AND

·         ENGLISH 2520       Multicultural Literature (3 hrs) OR

·         ENGLISH 2420       Survey of American Literature (3 hrs)


English/Language Arts K-8

 

From the Elementary Teaching Degree:

·         LITED 1044       Children’s Literature (3 hrs)

·         LITED 3115       Methods of Teaching Early Literacy (3 hrs)

·         LITED 3116       Methods of Teaching Literacy in the Intermediate Grades (3 hrs)

 

From the Literacy Education MAE Program of Study:

·         LITED 6238       Advanced Assessment & Evaluation of Literacy Development (3 hrs)

·         LITED 6240       Language Development & Variability (3 hrs)

·         LITED 6245       Ideological, Cultural, and Sociopolitical Issues in Children’s Literature (3 hrs)

 

From Other Sources:

·         THEATER 1100                Creative Drama (3 hrs) OR

·         ELEMECML 4123/5123   Teaching Expressive Arts in the Elementary School (3 hrs)

AND

·         ENGLISH 2520     Multicultural Literature (3 hrs) OR

·         620:053      Major American Writers (3 hrs) OR

·         620:055     Native American and Chicano Literature (3 hrs)OR

·         620:165g   Literature for Young Adults (3 hrs)

 

 

Reading Specialist K-12

 

Requires:

1.    Master’s degree

2.    Standard license and a teaching endorsement

3.    At least one year of experience which included the teaching of reading as a significant part of the responsibility.

 

From the Literacy Education MAE Program of Study:

 ·         200:214      Foundations of Instructional Psychology (3 hrs)

 ·         210:201      Issues and Trends in Curriculum (3 hrs)

·         230:212      Methods and Materials in Literacy Education (3 hrs)

·         230:238      Advanced Assessment and Evaluation of Literacy Development (3 hrs)

·         230:239      Advanced Literacy Studies (3 hrs)

·         230:240      Language Development and Variability (3 hrs)

·         230:245     Ideological, Cultural, and Sociopolitical Issues in Children’s Literature (3 hrs)

·         230:260     Roles of the Reading Specialist (3 hrs)

·         230:299     Research (3-6 hrs)

·         240:232     Selection and Integration of Materials (3 hrs)

·         250:205     Educational Research (3 hrs)

 

From Other Sources:

·         230:247     Remedial Reading (3 hrs)

·         230:290      Practicum

·         230:292      Experience in Reading: Tutoring (3 hrs)