The 316 licensure program consists of four courses which can be completed in any order, and a final practicum requirement consisting of an internship to be completed in one or more of Stritch’s Literacy Centers.
- RL 560 - Early Childhood Language, Literacy, and Learning (4 credits)
- RL 561 - Disciplinary Language, Literacy and Learning in Content Areas (4 credits)
- RL 564 - Assessment & Instruction of Readers & Writers (2 credits)
- RL 565 - Comprehension Development in Readers & Writers (4 credits)
- RL 570 - Practicum (4 credits)
In addition, each course requires Literacy Center observation and practical application. These learning opportunities will be completed outside of scheduled class time. Scheduling and locations are flexible – Guidelines will be provided, but student will be responsible for making their own arrangements.
Students may take 2 courses during the same time.
No outside study team hours are required.
A current course schedule may be requested from Grad Admissions.
Once students complete the 316 license they can opt to complete the Master's of Arts Degree in Language & Literacy by completing the following:
- HESA 550 Fundamentals of Research in Teaching
- EDM 624 Action Research Methodology
- EDM 634 Action Research Application