Literacy Studies Concentration, Children’s and Young Adult Literature Specialization
The doctoral specialization in children’s and young adult literature (CYAL) is designed for students to explore the history and evolution of the genres—including past and current trends; reader engagement; theories about reading and literacy development; reading pedagogies; and literary criticism.
|PhD in Education, Literacy Studies Concentration, Children’s and Young Adult Literature Specialization||Credit Hours|
|Research Area (must include TPTE 640)||15|
|One seminar in each of the three primary concentrations: TPTE 617, REED 602, SPED 601 or EDDE 601. Or other course from each of the three departmental PhD concentrations as selected in consultation with and approved by doctoral committee||9|
|TPTE 612||1 minimum|
|Concentration: CYAL related courses||15|
Minimum 72 graduate credit hours (minimum 48 graduate coursework credit hours plus minimum 24 credit hours of dissertation)