Bachelor's Degrees

Teaching, Learning & Sociocultural Studies

Literacy, Learning & Leadership, B.S.

Are you interested in pursuing a leadership role in an educational setting outside of the traditional school classroom? As a student in the Literacy, Learning & Leadership, B.S., program, you will study coursework that prepares you for a career that impacts diverse learning communities through transformative leadership, educational policy, and innovative practice. You will examine policies that promote equity and educational access for all children and adults. Learn more.

Empower learners from diverse educational environments and promote educational access for all students
Prepare to inform educational policy at the national, state, and community levels
Gain experience leading and facilitating learning opportunities outside of traditional classroom settings


Take courses from top scholars in a variety of subjects, including:

  • EDL 322: Organizational Leadership
  • EDP 314: Learning in Informal Settings
  • TLS 306: Youth in Diverse Communities
  • SERP 400: Survey of Exceptional Students
  • TLS 412: Educating Culturally Diverse Students in a Pluralistic Society


Explore career paths, receive academic credit, and build your resume through an internship with a variety of organizations, including:

  • Higher Ground
  • Make Way for Books
  • International Rescue Committee
  • Literacy Connects
  • Pima Air and Space Museum
  • Saguaro National Park

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This major prepares you for a wide variety of careers, including roles as a:

  • Social worker
  • After-school program designer
  • Community outreach coordinator
  • Youth program coordinator
  • Volunteer coordinator
  • In-home health provider
  • Academic advisor
  • Lobbyist
  • Corporate trainer
  • Human resources representative

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