The undergraduate major in Education and Social Transformation prepares students to analyze current issues in education through a social justice lens and to emerge as effective advocates for positive change. Students interested in pursuing the major in Education and Social Transformation must complete the required lower- and upper-division courses. The major includes 10 lower-division units and a minimum of 40 upper-division units (approximately 9–10 upper-division courses).


PLEASE NOTE: Effective Fall 2021, Education undergraduate courses will be renumbered. Please see Course Renumbering for new course numbers.



Vice Chair for Undergraduate Education:

Rashmita Mistry

Academic Director for Undergraduate Programs:

Mitsue Yokota

Undergraduate Advisors (Please contact via MyUCLA Messaging Center. See “Contact” section below): Elaine Dolalas, Vanessa Hermoso & Martin Quiroz


Program Learning Outcomes



Application for Major or Pre-Major (Next process will open in Fall for Winter 2022 admission.)

Community Engagement Courses


How to use Messenger to Contact Undergraduate Advisors:

Current Students and those with a UCLA logon ID: Ask Your Question Here!

UCLA Students may also access the Message Center via MyUCLA.

Potential Applicants and those without a UCLA Logon ID: Ask Your Question Here! [Please specify Education Major in Subject Line]