Administered by the Department of Curriculum and Instruction within the College of Education. The Reading Minor allows the student to develop his or her knowledge of the complex processes involved in learning to read and write. The Reading minor is appropriate for prospective teachers seeking to strengthen their background preparation in this critical area. The courses offer students opportunities to work in a variety of contexts with readers at different developmental levels, from diverse linguistic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds. To consult with a faculty advisor, call (432) 552-2120.
The total semester credit hours required for a minor in Reading is 18. At least 12 of the credit hours must be at the upper level.
A student must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program before enrolling in the courses designated with an asterisk (*).