Quick Admit Applicants: Current Aggies graduating in spring or summer of 2020 are eligible to apply for the TLAC Quick Admissions process. Each program area will have unique essay question(s) that will need to be uploaded to the application and can be found on the program area’s web page. Please find the necessary Quick Admit essay questions in the drop down box below.
- Provide a statement describing how this program and specific area of emphasis meets the objectives of your educational and professional career.
- Explain a critical problem and a possible solution in education related to teaching, learning or culture. (Sample problem areas: Teaching, learning, culture, administration, funding, policy, standards, technology, teacher preparation, student achievement, urban education, motivation, school violence, assessment, 21st Century Skills, subject area curriculum, tablet technology, social networking, international education, middle school and secondary education, etc.). Following APA formatting guidelines, construct a response of at least 400-600 words, and upload your response here.
Reading and Literacy
Reading & Literacy offers Master of Science (M.S.), Master of Education (M.Ed.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees in Curriculum and Instruction. The M.Ed. is offered online or on-campus. In addition to taking a core curriculum shared with all students of Curriculum and Instruction, students will complete courses specific to the Reading and Literacy program. Students also have the option to pursue a Reading Specialist Certification.
The online program offering of the Reading Specialist certification includes both asynchronous and synchronous online classes for students. six courses are offered synchronously, which means the classes occur on set schedules and time frames in conjunction with the face to face section of the course. Students enrolled in those classes will join the face to face class via video conference.
The M.S. degree requires 32 credit hours
|REQUIRED COURSES||COURSE TITLE||CREDIT HOURS|
|EDCI 602||Cultural Foundations of Education||3|
|EDCI 644||Curriculum Development||3|
|EDCI 673||Analysis of Teaching Behavior||3|
|REQUIRED ELECTIVES||COURSE TITLE||CREDIT HOURS|
|RDNG 602 (674)||Teaching Reading in the Elementary Grades||3|
|RDNG 603 (649)||Using Advanced Literacy to Teach and Learn across Disciplines||3|
|RDNG 604||Assessment for Literacy Intervention||3|
|RDNG 616||Organization and Leadership of Reading Programs||3|
Degrees Offered: Master of Education (M.Ed.), Master of Science (M.S.)
Program Emphasis: Reading & Literacy
Program Delivery: M.Ed. Online or On-Campus, M.S. On-Campus
Credit Hours: M.Ed. 36 (non-thesis), M.S. 32 (thesis)
Frequently Asked Questions
Can you guide me through the application process?
Completed Application: A completed Apply Texas application. Apply online at www.applytexas.org. The name on your application must match your name as it appears in your passport. Application Fee: A non-refundable $65 application fee for domestic applicants and $90 application fee for international applicants. The application fee may be paid by check, money order or approved credit card. Applicants who wish to pay by credit card may do so as part of the online application. If you are unable to pay the fee online, you may call the Graduate Admissions Office at 979-845-1060. Official Transcripts and Records: Submit official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended. NOTE: You do not need to submit an official transcript from Texas A&M University. For information on submitting official transcripts to Texas A&M University, please visit their website. * If you are currently a graduate student at Texas A&M University, please contact our office at 979-862-8032 for information on applying to the TLAC department. TLAC Departmental Admissions In addition to the Texas A&M University admission requirements, the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture requires the following information: The departmental application will be submitted electronically. You will be required to upload a copy of your professional resume, three professional references, and writing samples.
I still have further questions—who can I contact to help me answer those?
Please feel free to contact the Graduate Advising Office in 211 Harrington Tower. Our office hours are Monday-Friday 8:00a.m. to 5:00 p.m. We can be reached at (979) 862-8032. (This is our front desk phone.) You can e-mail us at email@example.com. Our mailing address is 4232 TAMU; College Station, TX 77843-4232. Office fax number: (979) 862-4352. Please make sure to include a cover sheet when faxing.