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Literacy Minor

The literacy minor, with campus and field experiences, is designed to prepare reading teachers and strengthen background preparation of elementary teachers. *EDLT 308 and EDLT 309 are prerequisites for admittance to the minor. The minor should be commenced in the junior year.

*EDLT 493 requires permission of the department (designated as the instructor of EDLT 493). Permission will not be granted until six required courses in the literacy minor, excluding prerequisite courses, are completed or will be completed the quarter prior to enrollment.


Required Courses

  • EDLT 308 - Literacy I - Credits: (3)
    *EDLT 308 is a prerequisite for the minor.
  • EDLT 309 - Literacy II - Credits: (5)
    *EDLT 309 is a prerequisite for the minor.
  • EDLT 410 - Teaching Word Recognition Skills - Credits: (3)
  • EDLT 411 - Teaching Comprehension - Credits: (3)
  • EDLT 412 - Assessment of Literacy Skills and Processes - Credits: (3)
  • EDLT 413 - Methods and Materials for Literacy Instruction - Credits: (3)
  • EDLT 414 - Teaching Literacy in a Multi-cultural, Multi-lingual Setting - Credits: (3)
  • EDLT 418 - Literacy and Linguistics - Credits: (3)
  • EDLT 424 - Literacy Across the Curriculum - Credits: (3)
  • EDLT 493 - Literacy Practicum - Credits: (6)

Elective Courses - Credits (3)

  • EDBL 440 - Development of Literacy with Linguistically Diverse Students - Credits: (3)
  • EDLT 415 - Literacy Strategies for Struggling and Advanced Learners - Credits: (3)
  • EDLT 417 - Early Literacy - Credits: (3)
  • EDLT 419 - Storytelling Techniques - Credits: (3)


Core Total Credits: 38



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