Liberal Studies (Elementary Education)

Liberal Studies Major

The Liberal Studies major is a pre-credential major designed for students who desire a teaching career in Elementary Education. Focuses in the Liberal Studies program include the arts, sciences, language and grammar, mathematics, literature and social sciences.

We also offer a convenient 12-month liberal studies ASPIRE degree-completion program available for working adults.


Learning Outcomes

  • Liberal Studies students will develop knowledge of the California Academic Content Standards and Common Core State Standards in subject areas taught by multiple subjects teachers.
  • Liberal Studies students will synthesize and demonstrate subject knowledge and pedagogical skills needed to teach Kindergarten through eighth grades.
  • Liberal Studies students will be prepared to enter the Teacher Credentialing program.

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