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College of Education and Liberal Arts

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The College of Education and Liberal Arts welcomes you to Texas A&M University-Texarkana!

Our hope is that your experience here is positive and that you will achieve your educational goals.

The College of Education and Liberal Arts is the largest college in the University and includes programs in liberal arts and education. Currently, students may choose from undergraduate degrees in English, history, political science, mass communications, applied arts and sciences, general studies or interdisciplinary studies. Graduate degrees include adult education, curriculum and instruction, instructional technology, and education administration. CELA also boasts the first cooperative doctoral program in education administration with Texas A&M University-Commerce. In addition, several minors and a variety of teacher certification programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and post graduate levels are available. The recent addition of the lower division core curriculum includes 42 hours, 65% of which is housed in CELA.

Mission Statement for the College of Education and Liberal Arts  

The mission of the College of Arts & Sciences and Education is to prepare lifelong learners who embrace diversity, think critically, communicate clearly, and lead effectively in a global society.  To support this mission, the college faculty selected ten goals College Goals, all of which focus on quality service and education for the students. The faculty in CELA are committed to providing the students with a strong academic foundation to prepare them for life. We hope that you will consider joining us and taking advantage of the outstanding education opportunities at Texas A&M University-Texarkana!