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Texas State University

College of Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
ASBN 401
601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666


Degree Offered

M.A., Ed.M., M.S., Ed.D., Ph.D.

Program Emphasis

The graduate program in developmental education within the Department of Curriculum and Instruction prepares future scholars, researchers, leaders, administrators, instructors, and practitioners in the field of developmental education. Both rigorous and supportive, the program aims to advance theory, research, and practice in multiple areas of developmental education‚ including developmental literacy, learning support, and developmental mathematics‚ actively engaging students in teaching, scholarship, and professional service. As a multidisciplinary program, the faculty, staff, and students work collaboratively across various academic disciplines, diverse communities, and geographic boundaries.

Courses with Community College Emphasis

DE 7321 The Community College
DE 7322 Learning Support Centers in Postsecondary Settings
DE 7303 Teaching and Learning in Developmental Education
RDG 7302 Theory and Research of College Basic Literacy
RDG 7303 Theory and Research of College Academic Literacy
RDG 7371 Theory and Research of Postsecondary Integrated Reading and Writing

For More Information

Department phone number: 512-245-6839

Sonya L. Armstrong, Director: