The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

College of Education and P-16 Integration Division of Academic Affairs

Bilingual and Literacy Studies

Welcome, ¡bienvenidos! The Department of Bilingual and Literacy Studies offers graduate programs and undergraduate courses designed to help educators meet the linguistic and literacy needs of preschool through grade 12 students. We support the education of diverse students in monolingual, bilingual and multilingual settings. Our faculty and students are committed to understanding the linguistic and literacy strengths of traditionally underserved populations, examining the educational needs of children in these communities, and designing and implementing curriculum, instruction, and policy that will support their language and literacy achievement.

We offer the following programs:

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