Doctoral Degrees

Teaching, Learning & Sociocultural Studies

Language, Reading & Culture, Ph.D.

The Language, Reading & Culture, Ph.D., program prepares students to pursue research and scholarly careers in language, literacy, biliteracy, and multicultural education. Students will examine how disciplines like psychology, linguistics, and anthropology relate to literacy, particularly in educational settings.

The program includes a strong interdisciplinary emphasis and students have considerable flexibility in designing their own major areas of focus in consultation with their advisors. The program requires a minimum of 72 credits of coursework, which includes major core courses, 15 credits of research experience, six credits of research.

Study and examine field research in communities and schools with an emphasis on the use of language and literacy
Learn about the impact that becoming literate has on consciousness, language use, and the way people think and behave
Gain experience developing and exchanging scholarly information in a small group setting

Courses

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Careers

The Language, Reading, & Culture, Ph.D., program prepares students to pursue research and scholarly careers in literacy studies in conjunction with disciplines like psychology, linguistics, and anthropology.

Contact Us

For more information about the program, contact Program Coordinator Adriana Miramontez at agaribay@email.arizona.edu.