Degrees & Programs
The Teaching, Learning and Sociocultural Studies Department offers undergraduate programs that lead to teacher certification in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, and Elementary Education with Bilingual endorsement. We also offer an undergraduate program in Literacy, Learning & Leaderships that does not lead to teacher certification.
Bachelor of Arts, B.A.E.-Early Childhood Education
Bachelor of Arts, B.A.E.- Elementary Education
Bachelor of Arts, B.A.E.- Elementary Education with Bilingual Option
Bachelor of Science, B.S.-Literacy, Learning and Leadership
The Teaching, Learning and Sociocultural Studies Department has two graduate programs: Language, Reading & Culture (LRC) and Teaching & Teacher Education (TTE).
Language, Reading & Culture (LRC) Programs
The LRC program is recognized nationally and internationally for its faculty and graduate programs in literacy acquisition and development, sociocultural theory, indigenous education, heritage-language revitalization, study of households and community settings, and expertise in children’s and adolescent literatures and literacy.
Educational Specialist, Ed.S.-Language, Reading & Culture
Doctor of Education, Ed.D.-Language, Reading & Culture
Doctor of Philosophy, Ph.D.-Language, Reading & Culture
Teaching & Teacher Education (TTE) Programs
The TTE program has internationally recognized faculty and concentrations in science and mathematics education, environmental learning and sustainability, teaching Mexican American students, curriculum theory, classroom organization and management, and teacher education and development. One of the programs (M.Ed. Teach Arizona) leads to secondary teacher certification.