Program Requirements

Reading Teacher Licensure


The following courses are required for the 316 License:

  • RL 560 Early Childhood Language, Literacy, and Learning
  • RL 561 Disciplinary Language, Literacy, and Learning in Content Areas
  • RL 564 Assessment & Instruction of Readers & Writers 
  • RL 565 Comprehension Development in Readers & Writers
  • RL 570 Practicum

The following courses are required for the Master of Arts in Literacy degree:

  • 316 license
  • HESA 550 Fundamentals of Research in Teaching
  • EDM 624 Action Research Methodology
  • EDM 634 Action Research Application

The following courses are required for the 17 license:

  • 316 license
  • MA degree
  • RL 516 Supervision of K-12 Literacy Programs