Education (Language, Literacy, & 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 5120||Multicultural Education||3|
|EDUC 5160||Curriculum and Pedagogy||3|
|EDUC 5140||Research in Curriculum and Pedagogy||3|
|EDUC 5170||Action Research Projects 2||3|
|Language, Literacy & Culture Courses 1|
|READ 5350||Adult and Family Literacy||3|
|READ 5340||Literacy Assessment and Evaluation||3|
|READ 5360||Digital Literacies||3|
|READ 5210||Language and Literacy Acquisition||3|
|READ 5410||Theory and Pedagogy of Literature for Children and Adolescents||3|
|READ 5220||Sociopsycholinguistics of Reading||3|
|READ 5420||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 5120 Multicultural Education, EDUC 5160 Curriculum and Pedagogy, and EDUC 5140 Research in Curriculum and Pedagogy are prerequisites to taking EDUC 5170 Action Research Projects.