Literacy Endorsement Program of Study

Both the undergraduate and graduate programs lead to State of Montana Reading Specialist K-12 Endorsement.

Undergraduate

  • EDU 331 Literature and Literacy for Children
  • EDU 432 Literature and Literacy for Young Adults
  • EDU 339 Methods: Teaching & Assessing PK-8 Language Arts
  • EDU 397 Methods: PK-3 Early Literacy
  • EDU 497 Methods: Teaching & Assessing 4-8 Reading
  • EDU 481 Content Area Literacy
  • EDU 438 Literacy Assessment, Diagnosis, and Instruction
  • EDU 456 Application of Literacy Models K-12

27 total required course credits

Graduate

  • C&I 527 Disciplinary Literacy Strategies for Adolescent Learners
  • C&I 530 Trends and Research in Reading and Writing
  • C&I 540 Language Arts Pedagogy and Practice
  • C&I 541 Genre Studies
  • C&I 533 Diagnosis and Instruction for Exceptional Learners
  • C&I 557 Literacy Practicum

21 total required course credits  

*All candidates must take and pass the Praxis II Content Knowledge Test: Reading (test number 0204, minimum passing score 159). See the Licensure Specialist for details.