Minor in Reading

College of Education and Social Work

Students who wish to minor in reading must have the following: 48 credits earned at WCU with a cumulative GPA of 2.80. Transfer students must have 48 credits including a minimum of 12-18 credits earned at WCU with a cumulative GPA of 2.80. Students who fall below the minimum cumulative GPA required are permitted to retake, in accordance with University policy, course work in the minor that contributed to their fall below the required minimum cumulative GPA. Such students will not be permitted to take additional course work in the minor until they achieve the required minimum cumulative GPA.

Required Courses
EDR 307Foundation in Reading PreK-43
or EDR 308 Foundations in Reading 4-8
EDR 317Reading Instruction and Practicum PreK-46
or EDR 318 Reading Instruction and Practicum 4-8
EDR 321Assessment and Instructional Interventions in Reading and Language Arts3
EDR 420Reading in the Content Areas3
EDR 422Seminar in Reading3
or EDR 425 Teaching Multimodal Literacies
Total Credits18