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Master of Arts in Education

California Reading/Literacy Added Authorization

The California Reading/Literacy Added Authorization (15 units) is for those individuals wanting to advance their ability to teach all students to read and understand the challenges of developing literacy among California’s diverse populations.work with students and teachers at various school sites. The mission of the Reading/Literacy Added Authorization is to prepare teachers to be fluid in making curricular decisions about teaching reading and how to meet the needs of students with varying language communication backgrounds. In addition to the admission requirements for the master’s degree, applicants must possess a California basic teaching credential.

curriculum
Semester Course Number Course Title Units
Semester 1 - Fall LEE 278 Literacy Processes and Practices 3 units
Semester 1 - Fall LEE 213 Teaching the Language Arts K-12 3 units
Semester 2 - Spring LEE 215 Language Issues in Reading 3 units
Semester 2 - Spring LEE 224 Assessment and Development of Reading Abilities 3 units
Semester 3 - Fall LEE 230 Supervised Teaching in Reading/Language Arts 3 units

Note: If approved, a maximum of 3 graduate level  transfer units "outside" of  California State University, Fresno may be used for the RDG-AA program. (Fresno State's Extension and/or Open University units are not eligible.) Please contact the Reading/Language Arts Program Coordinator for specifics

Visit the Fresno State Catalog for course descriptions.