Welcome to the Department of Literacy Studies, English Education and History Education! Our department offers an excellent academic experience delivered by outstanding faculty!
Please visit each area on our department website for more information about the programs and opportunities for undergraduate and graduate level students. Included within our website is additional important information related to professional development and outreach.
The Literacy Studies (READ) area of our department offers courses and professional experiences in all areas of literacy and literacy instruction. Reading courses are included within many programs and can lead to completion of a Reading Concentration, eligibility for the North Carolina A-Level Reading License and the M-Level Reading License, as well as the M.A.Ed. in Reading Education degree, which is online.
The English Education (ENED) area provides significant opportunities to acquire knowledge and experience with secondary English education programs in schools. Students may pursue a B.S. in English, Secondary Education degree, and at the graduate level, the M.A.T. in English Education degrees.
The History Education (HIED) area provides important social studies experiences in instructional settings. Students may pursue a B.S. in History, Secondary Education, and at the graduate level, the M.A.T. in History Education.
The MAEd in Curriculum and Instruction Degree Program offers the opportunity for advanced study in curriculum and instruction with specified concentrations and related instructional processes and tools that prepare departmental, school, or district teacher leaders in their chosen field. Current concentrations include English Education (ENED) with eligibility for 9-12 English Education advanced licensure and History/Social Studies Education (HIED) with eligibility for 9-12 Social Studies advanced licensure. The program may be completed on a part- or full-time basis and courses are face-to-face and online.Our department is committed to providing development of a rich knowledge base, exploration of significant issues and topics through research, opportunities for application of knowledge through clinical experiences within instructional settings, and encouragement of life-long professional growth and reflection.We are very proud of our program, our faculty, and we are honored to learn and grow with the learners with whom we serve. Please visit our program and please join us!
Chair, Department of Literacy Studies, English Education, and History Education
Telephone: (252) 328-6128