The Department of Curriculum and Instruction offers initial teacher preparation programs that prepare graduates to be certified teachers...

Mission

The mission of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction is to use rigorous research, innovative teaching, and engaged PreK-12 school partnerships to enhance the development of culturally responsive educators who will resolve 21st century problems using the most advanced theoretical knowledge and pedagogical practices accessible. The Department’s mission is consistent with the overall mission of the College of Education—to prepare caring, committed, competent, culturally responsive urban professionals who are equipped to provide effective service in schools, agencies, and other entities.

 

Programs Offered

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction offers initial teacher preparation programs that prepare graduates to be certified teachers, and advanced educational degree programs that prepare graduates to be curriculum specialist, educational leaders and consultants.

The Curriculum and Instruction offers the bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary which prepares students for the initial teaching credential. The department also offers the masters and doctoral degrees.

B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies

  • EC – 6 Generalist (Dr. Jacqueline D. Smith – smithjd@tsu.edu)
  • EC – 6 Bilingual Generalist (Dr. Jacqueline D. Smith – smithjd@tsu.edu)
  • 4 – 8 Mathematics (Dr. Reginald Todd – reginald.todd@tsu.edu)
  • 4 – 8 Science (Dr. Reginald Todd – reginald.todd@tsu.edu)
  • 4 – 8 Math/Science (Dr. Reginald Todd – reginald.todd@tsu.edu)
  • 4 – 8 Social Studies (Dr. Viveca Grant – grantve@tsu.edu)
  • 4 – 8 ELA/Reading (Dr. Ingrid Haynes-Mays – haynesmaysi@tsu.edu)
  • 4 – 8 ELA/Reading/Social Studies (Dr. Ingrid Haynes-Mays – haynesmaysi@tsu.edu)
  • Special Education All Levels/EC – 6 (Dr. Nina Saha-Gupta – saha_sn@tsu.edu)

Educator Preparation Program

M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction

  • Early Childhood Education (Dr. Bobbie Henderson – )
  • Bilingual Education (Dr. Ingrid Haynes-Mays – haynesmaysi@tsu.edu)
  • Instructional Technology (Dr. Holim Song – hsong@tsu.edu)
  • Reading Education (Dr. Ingrid Haynes-Mays – haynesmaysi@tsu.edu)
  • Special Education (Dr. Nina Saha-Gupta – saha_sn@tsu.edu)
  • Secondary Education (Dr. Jacqueline D. Smith – smithjd@tsu.edu)

Ed.D. in Curriculum & Instruction

  • Dr. Jacqueline D. Smith – smithjd@tsu.edu, Dr. Amber Adams – adamsam@tsu.edu

Contact

Dr. Ingrid Haynes-Mays, Chair
Curriculum & Instruction
Tel: 713-313-7267 Fax: 713-313-4449

B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies

  • ID: 2130

The seven specialty areas for the B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies represent seven tracks that students may follow toward completion of the degree and the earning of Teacher Certification.

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M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction

  • ID: 2129

The Master of Education (M.Ed.) Degree is offered in the following areas: Early Childhood Education, Bilingual Education, Instructional Technology, Reading Education, Special Education and Secondary Education.

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Ed.D. in Curriculum & Instruction

  • ID: 2128

The Department of Curriculum & Instruction offers a program leading to the Doctor of Education Degree in Curriculum & Instruction.

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