Education (Language, Literature & Culture) - Master of Arts
The program with a concentration in Language, Literacy and Culture (Reading, without licensure) prepares educational leaders and scholars who understand reading, language and literacy education in complex and diverse ways; particularly as these relate to issues of social justice and equity. This program emphasizes the development of critical and expansive perspectives on language and multiculturalism with a focus on the relevance of these for PreK-12 public school students from diverse ethno-linguistic backgrounds. Participants are encouraged to engage in leadership and research activities in a variety of settings at local, state and federal levels.
- To add a Reading Endorsement to a New Mexico Teaching license, students need 24 credits in reading or related area. Please see specific requirements set forth by New Mexico Public Education Department
- Courses with RDG prefix are not offered every semester. Please check with your faculty advisor to plan accordingly
- For additional information about the LLC program visit the program website
|TPAL Core Courses|
|EDUC 515||Multicultural Education||3|
|EDUC 516||Curriculum and Pedagogy I||3|
|EDUC 519||Research in Curriculum and Pedagogy||3|
|EDUC 520||Action Research Projects 2||3|
|Language, Literacy & Culture Courses 1|
|RDG 510||Adult and Family Literacy||3|
|RDG 511||Literacy Assessment and Evaluation||3|
|RDG 518||Digital Literacies||3|
|RDG 522||Language and Literacy Acquisition||3|
|RDG 525||Theory and Pedagogy of Literature for Children and Adolescents||3|
|RDG 530||Sociopsycholinguistics of Reading||3|
|RDG 590||Theory and Pedagogy of Writing||3|
Students seeking a Reading Endorsement can use an upper level reading course from their undergraduate degree as part of the required 24 reading credits. Please check with your faculty advisor to plan accordingly.
This course is the final core course that students are required to take. EDUC 515 Multicultural Education, EDUC 516 Curriculum and Pedagogy I, and EDUC 519 Research in Curriculum and Pedagogy are prerequisites to taking EDUC 520 Action Research Projects.