Literacy (Reading)

 

Literacy Office
108B Recitation Hall
West Chester, PA 19383
Call: 610-436-2877
FAX: 610-436-3102


Undergraduate Courses

Reading Minor

Literacy Department Recognition

Required Courses: 

EDR 307  Foundations in Reading K-4 (3)      Prerequisite EGP 210
or
EDR 308  Foundations in Reading  4-8 (3)      Prerequisite EDP 201

EDR 317  Reading Instruction and Practicum K-4 (6) Prerequisites EGP 210, EGP 220, EDR 304, EDR 307 and FATE
or

EDR 318  Reading Instruction and Practicum 4-8 (6) Prerequisites EDP 201, MGP 220, EDR 306 and EDR 308 and FATE

EDR 321  Assessment and Instructional Interventions in Reading and Language Arts (3)

  • Prerequisites EGP 220(W) or MGP 220(W) and EDR 307 or EDR 308

EDR 420                Content Area Reading (3)

  • Prerequisites EGP 220(W) or MGP 220(W) and EDR 307 or EDR 308

EDR 422                Seminar in Reading (3)

  • Prerequisites EGP 220(W) or MGP 220(W) and EDR 307 or EDR 308

or

EDR 425                Multimodal Literacies (3)

  • Prerequisites EGP 220(W) or MGP 220(W) and EDR 307 or EDR 308 and EDR 317 or EDR 318

 Reading Minor for the Early Grades Preparation Program

EDR 307 Foundations in Reading K-4
EDR 317 Reading Instruction and Practicum K-4
EDR 321 Assessment and Instructional Interventions in Reading and Language Arts
EDR 420 Content Area Reading
EDR 422   Seminar in Reading Or EDR 425 Multimodal Literacies

Reading Minor for the Middle Grades Preparation Program

EDR 308 Foundations in Reading 4-8
EDR 318 Reading Instruction and Practicum 4-8
EDR 321 Assessment and Instructional Interventions in Reading and Language Arts
EDR 420 Content Area Reading
EDR 422   Seminar in Reading Or EDR 425 Multimodal Literacies  

GPA Requirements:

  •               2.80 for students with 48 or more earned WCU credit
  •              Transfer Students: 48 credits including a minimum of 12-18 credits earned at WCU with a                                 cumulative GPA of 2.80.

Please attach a current grade display from myWCU to the minor application.

For further information about the Reading Minor, contact: 

The Department of Literacy

Dr. Sunita Mayor, Chairperson
108B Recitation Hall
(610)436-2877