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Liberal Studies

Students enrolled in the General Emphasis Liberal Studies major complete a total of 84 semester units distributed among the following four areas:

English and Communication 18-24
Humanities and Fine Arts 18-24
Mathematics and Science 18-24
Social Science 18-24

 

In each of the above divisions, the student must complete at least 18 units and may count no more than 24 units toward the 84 unit requirement. At least 24 units must be at the upper division level. A maximum of 12 units of Bible and 6 units of music performance coursework may be counted in the Humanities/Fine Arts section of the major.

Liberal Studies/Teacher Education Major Core Courses

  • ART330 Art Components & Techniques (3)
  • BE301 Child & Adolescent Development...............2
  • BCW400 Christian World View ....................................3
  • C100 Spoken Communication ...............................3
  • E English/American/World Literature .........3
  • E110 English Composition ....................................3
  • E322 Children’s Literature ......................................3
  • ECN200 Economics & Society ....................................3
  • ED101 Freshman Integration Seminar.....................1
  • ED202 Sophomore Integration Seminar .................2
  • ED301 Junior Integration Seminar ...........................2
  • ED400 Foundations of Education ...........................3
  • ED402 Senior Integration Seminar in LS ................3
  • ED410 Technology Uses in Education ...................3
  • E303 Introduction to Linguistics OR....................3
  • ESL351 Language & Language Acquisition OR
    • E346 History of the English Language
  • H211 World History I or test..................................3
  • H212 World History II or test +UD World..........3
  • H241 U.S. History I ..................................................3
  • H332 California: Past & Present ............................3
  • KPE415 Elementary P.E. Components & Techniques..................................................2
  • LS141 Principles of Biology w/lab ........................4
  • LS200 Foundations of Science ................................3
  • MA201 Mathematical Systems for Elementary Teachers I ..................................3
  • MA202 Mathematical Systems for Elementary Teachers II ................................3
  • MU190 Introduction to Music & Art .......................3
  • MU431 Music Components & Tech. for Elem.Teachers...........................................................3
  • P321W Philosophies of Education ..........................3
  • POL220 U.S. Government ...........................................3
  • PS222 Earth Science for Elem. Teachers................2
  • PS231 Physical Science for Elem. Teachers............2
  • SS381 Cultural Geography .......................................3

Total units required for major: 86