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Courses You Will Take

You are required to take 15 hours to complete the certificate. Because some courses have prerequisites, advisors will assist you in planning your schedule.


  • EDEL 680 Advanced Teaching Methods in Language Arts (3 credit hours)
  • EDRD 627 Teaching Literacy to Diverse Learners (3 credit hours)
  • EDRD 680 Classroom Reading Diagnosis (3 credit hours) 


  • EDRD 545 Using Computers in Reading Instruction (3 credit hours)
  • EDRD 615 Early Literacy Development (3 credit hours)
  • EDRD 620 Content Area Reading (3 credit hours)
  • EDRD 645 History of Reading (3 credit hours)
  • EDRD 650 Organization and Supervision of a School Reading Program (3 credit hours)
Online and Distance Education
David Letterman Communication and Media Building (LB), Room 131
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Eastern time, Monday-Friday. These adjusted summer hours will end August 8.
Phone: 1-800-872-0369 or 765-285-1581
Fax: 765-285-7161
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