Childhood & Exceptional Student Education


Department of Childhood and
Exceptional Student Education

University Hall 269

Greg Dziuban
Graduate Admissions Coordinator

University Hall 271

Fax 912.344.3436

Courses & Requirements
Master of Education (M. Ed.) in Reading Specialist Education

Program Foundation Courses (12 credit hours)

FOUN7060 Education Research 3
RDEN7070 Understanding Readers and the Reading Process 3
RDEN7071 Linking Literacy Assessment to Instruction 3
RDEN7072 Instructional Strategies in the Content Areas 3

Support Courses (6 credit hours)

RDEN7185 Teaching Writers and Writing 3
Select one of the following two courses:  
ECEG7060 Multimedia Approach to Children’s Literature and Writing 3
SCED7000 Adolescent Literature 3

Specialized Content Courses (16 credit hours)

RDEN7170 Issues in Vocabulary, Structural Analysis and Word Study 3
RDEN7172 Comprehension, Cognition, and Content Area Reading 3
ECEG7190 Diagnosis and Correction of Reading Difficulties 3
RDEN7210 Instruction for Struggling Readers 3
RDEN7880 Capstone Project 4

Foundation courses must be completed prior to support and specialized courses. 

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