Language, Literacy and Culture

Mission
boy reading bookThe Language, Literacy and Culture Program prepares educational leaders and scholars who understand in complex and diverse ways reading, language and literacy education, particularly as these relate to all issues of social justice and equity. This program emphasizes the development of critical and expansive perspectives on language and multiculturalism with a focus on the relevance of these for K-12 students from diverse ethno-linguistic backgrounds. Participants are encouraged to engage in leadership and research activities in a variety of settings at local, state and federal levels.

Undergraduate Program

Undergraduate students are advised by NMSU’s Center for Academic Advising and Student Support located in Garcia Annex. See the catalog for degree plans. See also the Undergraduate Programs – Teacher Education.

Masters Programs

For more information about the Master of Arts in Curriculum & Instruction with a specialization in Reading/Literacy,Language & Culture (application process, admission requirements, etc.), please visit the MA Programs web page. See also the MA/MAT Handbook

Doctoral Programs

For more information about the Doctorate in Curriculum & Instruction with a specialization in Literacy, Language & Culture (application process, admission requirements, etc.), please visit the C & I Doctoral Program web page.