Literacy, Culture, and Language Education

Certificate in Children's and Young Adult Literature

Certificate Requirements (12 cr.)

  • L631 Multicultural and International Literature for Children and Young Adults (3 cr.). Offered in Fall in odd numbered years
  • L641 Contemporary Issues in Children’s and Young Adult Literature (3 cr.). Offered in Fall in even numbered years

Choose two of the following courses:

  • L508 Teaching Young Adult Literature in a Diverse Society for Graduate Level Pre-service English Teachers (3 cr.) OR L535 Teaching Adolescent/Young Adult Literature (3 cr.)
  • L559 Trade Books in Elementary Classrooms (3 cr.)
  • L651 Topics in Children’s and Young Adult Literature (3 cr.)
  • L661 Latino/a Children and Young Adult Literature (3 cr.)
  • L630 Topics in Literacy, Culture, and Language Education/L750 Research Seminar in Literacy, Culture and Language Education (offered occasionally with a specific emphasis in children’s and young adult literature), if applicable (3 cr.).


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