Program Requirements

Hours: 60-75

Reading Science Core-Prerequisites - 15 hours

RDG 505 Psychology of Reading (3)
RDG 530 Phonics/Linguistics (3)
RDG 538 Diagnosis & Remediation of Reading Problems (3)
RDG 540 Fluency and Comprehension Development in Reading (3)
RDG 591 Practicum in Evidence-Based Reading Instruction I (3)

Leadership and Systems Change - 6 hours

EDU 710 Developing a Deeper Understanding of Leadership and Systems Change (3)
RDG 760 Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (3)

Research and Statistics - 12 hours

EDU 700 Introduction to Research Design and Statistics (3)
EDU 701 Intermediate Research Design and Statistics (3)
EDU 702 Behavioral Research and Accountability Methods (3)
EDU 703 Program Evaluation (3)

Language Reading - 30 hours

RDG 740 Cognitive and Neuro Psych's Contributions to Understanding Reading and Learning (3)
RDG 745 Linguistics (3)
RDG 750 Language Development: Research and Practice (3)
RDG 755 Learning Disabilities (3)
RDG 762 Testing, Evaluation, and Intervention Design- Reading Clinic (3)
RDG 765 Teaching and Evaluating PreK-12 Writing (3)
RDG 770 Special Topics-Foundations of the Science of Reading Seminar (3)
RDG 771 Special Topics-Advancing the Science of Reading in Educational Practice Seminar (3)
RDG 772 Special Topics-Preparing for Teaching and Supervision in Higher Education Seminar (3)
RDG 775 Clinical Practice I: Supervision and Teaching (3)

Dissertation Guidance - 12 hours

EDU 801 Dissertation Seminar (3)
EDU 805 Dissertation Guidance (3-6) [EDU 805 may be repeated to obtain 9 credit hours]