The Division of Education prepares students to become highly qualified classroom teachers serving diverse educational communities. Students have the opportunity to become involved in two teacher education organizations on campus: the campus chapter of the Association of Childhood Education International (ACEI) and the Pi Lambda Theta Honor Society for those students who qualify. Throughout the academic year, teacher candidates are able to meet and learn from superintendents, principals, and renowned public and private school teachers. Texas College offers the Bachelor of Science degree and the Associate in Arts degree. To earn the associate’s or bachelor’s degree, students must complete the required hours in the general education core, the institutional course requirements, and the content (major program) area requirements.
The Division of Education offers the major Interdisciplinary Studies - Educator Preparation Program leading to teacher certification in the following areas: Core Subjects EC-6 with STR; English Language Arts and Reading 4-8 with STR; Math and Science grades 4-8; English Language Arts and Reading, Math and Science grades 7-12; and Physical Education grades EC-12.
For questions regarding Texas College's Educator Preparation Program, please contact:
The Division of Education:
Phone: (903) 593-8311
The Office of Academic Affairs:
Phone: (903) 593-8311, extension 2704