University of Texas At San Antonio

College of Education and Human Development

Reading and Literacy

Address:

One UTSA Circle

One UTSA Circle

San Antonio, TX 78249

United States

Phone:

1-210-458-6619

Fax:

1-210-458-4332

Program Information

Degree Offered:

M.A.-Reading and Literacy

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This concentration is designed to provide theory, research, knowledge, and field experiences for students who plan to teach reading and writing. Reading is presented as a linguistic, cognitive, and sociocultural process in relation to other language arts processes such as listening and speaking, with particular emphasis on writing and the writing process. Students select one of two program emphases: instruction or research. The instruction emphasis is designed for teachers and can lead to completion of the requirements for certification as a reading specialist. The research emphasis is designed for students who want to pursue research in reading and writing; students in this emphasis normally pursue the thesis option.

Accreditation:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999