Dec 05, 2022  
2017-18 Catalog 
    
2017-18 Catalog FINAL VERSION - Closed for Revisions

Reading Certification in English, M.S.T.


This graduate program is administered by the Department of English - Graduate Program .

 

Take at least half of your English credits at the 700 level.

Requirements


  1. Complete 15-18 credits in reading courses (up to 6 at undergraduate level) including: EDUC 746 , EDUC 747 , EDUC 748 ; other courses approved by graduate coordinator to total 15-18 credits.
  2. Complete 18-21 credits selected with graduate coordinator approval.

Culminating Experience


Before you complete 21 credits, select one of the four options below and notify the department chair.

  1. Portfolio of papers, publications, and professional presentations submitted to and approved by a committee of graduate faculty appointed by the department chair, 2-4 credits.
  2. Project that is an outgrowth of ENGL 712  or ENGL 755 , 1 credit.
  3. Thesis in literature or some aspect of teaching English, 2-6 credits.
  4. Written comprehensive examination based on two areas of specialization from your English coursework.

Requirements for all Master of Science in Teaching (MST) Degrees


In addition to the general requirements of all master’s degrees, the MST degree has the following requirements:

  • Be eligible for teacher certification in your area of specialization (biology, English, history) in Wisconsin or another state.
  • Complete a minimum of 30 graduate credits distributed among:
    Group I: Major area of specialization, 18-24 credits. These courses provide additional depth in your teaching field and increase familiarity with new knowledge, problems, and trends.
    Group II: Professional education, 6-9 credits. These courses enhance your understanding of education and improve performance in the art of teaching.
    Group III: Liberal studies, 0-6 credits. These courses are taken outside the content area of your specialization and broaden your knowledge and outlook.
  • Complete, at minimum, the equivalent of a major in your area of specialization at the completion of the graduate program.
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.00 in your area of specialization at the time of graduation.