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Master of Arts in Education

Master of Arts in Education, option in Reading/Language Arts


Students have the option of choosing a project, a thesis, or a comprehensive exam for their culminating experience. However, students seeking the credential must choose the comprehensive exam. 

Curriculum table
Semester Course Number Course Title Units
Semester 1 - Fall LEE 278 Literacy Processes and Practices 3 units
LEE 213 Teaching the Language Arts K-12 3 units
Semester 2 - Spring LEE 215 Language Issues in Reading 3 units
LEE 224 Assessment and Development of Reading Abilities 3 units
ERE 153* Educational Statistics 3 units
Semester 3 - Fall LEE 230 Supervised Teaching in Reading/Language Arts 3 units
ERE 220 Research in Education 3 units
Semester 4 - Spring LEE 244 Research for Reading Professionals 3 units
ERE 288 Educational Measurement and Program Evaluation 3 units
Semester 5 - Fall LEE 254 Supervised Field Experiences in Reading 3 units

LEE 234: Clinical Experiences in Reading Assessment and Instruction - 3 units
and Comprehensive Exam - 0 units


LEE 298A: Project Literacy - 3 units


LEE 299: Thesis - 3 units

*Prerequisite to ERE 220. ERE 153 Substitution Request Form.

Visit the Fresno State Catalog for course descriptions.

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