THE DEPARTMENT OF TEACHING, LEARNING & CULTURE


Teaching, Learning and Culture (TLAC) encompasses students, faculty and staff whose efforts and interests center on the many different aspects of academics, teaching and classroom education. TLAC’s mission is to create experiences that advance teaching, research and service through the application of knowledge in the preparation and development of quality educators; placing high value on collaboration, diversity, critical thinking, creativity, democratic governance and global leadership.

FROM OUR FORMER STUDENTS


“One of the things that set this program apart is that it is located within the Teaching, Learning & Culture Department at Texas A&M. There’s more to teaching than just delivering a curriculum or instructional strategy; we have to consider the influence that culture has one what we do.”

Dr. Byron William

Online Ed.D in Curriculum & Instruction

TLAC PROGRAMS

Former TLAC student teaching middlegrades

UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES

TLAC offers a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Interdisciplinary Studies, with one of three focuses.

Former TLAC student teaching middlegrades

Graduate Programs

The Culture and Curriculum program offers students the opportunity to learn and grow in many areas.

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GLOBAL ONLINE EDUCATION

Providing greater opportunities and flexibility for students, TLAC offers online degree programs, in addition to many individual Web-based classes.

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Certificates

TLAC offers several types of certificates for students as well as Texas Teacher Certifications

Teaching, Learning & Culture

Academic Programs

Bachelor’s Programs


Middle Grades 4-8 Math/Science

Bachelor’s of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies with a certification in Middle Grades 4-8 Math/Science Studies

Middle Grades 4-8 Language Arts/Social Studies

Bachelor’s of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies with a certification in Middle Grades 4-8 Language Arts/Social Studies

EC-6 Core Subjects/ Generalist

Bachelor’s of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies with a certification in EC-6 Core Subjects/ Generalist

Master’s Programs


Multicultural Education

M.Ed./M.S. in Curriculum & Instruction with an emphasis in Multicultural Education

Science Education

M.Ed./M.S. in Curriculum & Instruction with an emphasis in Science Education

Mathematics Education

M.Ed./M.S. in Curriculum & Instruction with an emphasis in Culture & Curriculum

English as a Second Language

M.Ed./M.S. in Curriculum & Instruction with an emphasis in English as a Second Language

Reading and Literacy

M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Reading and Literacy.

Urban Education Online

Online M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) Online

Online M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction, emphasis in STEM

Online M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction

Online M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction prepares leaders in P–12

Reading Specialist Certification

Reading Specialist Certification

Master Reading Teacher Certification (MRT)

Master Reading Teacher Certification (MRT)

Graduate Teacher Certification Program

This Program offers an M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction and State Teacher Certification.

Doctoral Programs


Technology and Teacher Education

Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction with an emphasis in Technology and Teacher Education

Multicultural Education

Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction with an emphasis in Multicultural Education

Science Education

Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction with an emphasis in Science Education

Urban Education

Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction with an emphasis in Urban Education

Reading and Literacy

Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction with an emphasis in Reading in Literacy

Mathematics Education

Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction with an emphasis in Mathematics Education

English as a Second Language

Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction with an emphasis in English as a Second Language (ESL)

Online Ed.D. in Curriculum & Instruction

Online Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction prepares leaders in P–12

Online Programs


Reading and Literacy

M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Reading and Literacy.

Urban Education Online

Online M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) Online

Online M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction, emphasis in STEM

Online Ed.D. in Curriculum & Instruction

Online Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction prepares leaders in P–12

Certificates


Reading Specialist Certification

Reading Specialist Certification

STEM Certificate

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Certificate for graduate students

Master Reading Teacher Certification (MRT)

Master Reading Teacher Certification (MRT)

Accelerate Online

Teacher certification for students who already hold a bachelor’s degree or are currently enrolled in their final semester of college coursework. Offered to all College of Education & Human Development students.

Graduate Teacher Certification Program

This Program offers an M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction and State Teacher Certification.

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