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Liberal Studies

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UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

English & Communication (18-24 units),

including:

E322 Children’s Literature◊*.........................................3

One of the following

...................................................................3

ESL303 Introduction to Linguistics (3) ESL351 Language Acquisition (3) E346 History of the English Language (3)

Humanities & Fine Arts (18-24 units), including:

ART330 Art Components & Techniques for Elem. Teachers...............................................................3 MU431 Music Components & Tech. for Elem. Teachers..............................................................3 HU312 Disciplinary Connections.................................3 P321 Philosophies of Education (in lieu of P311 Introduction to Philosophy)............................3

Mathematics, Science & Computer (18-24 units),

including:

MA201 Mathematical Systems for Elementary Teachers I...........................................................3 PS231 Physical Science for Elem. Teachers....................3 PS242 Earth Science.........................................................3

Social Science (18-24 units), including:

H332 California: Past & Present................................3 SS381 Cultural Geography...........................................3

Meets general education literature elective requirement ONLY for

Liberal Studies/Teacher Education major.

*Pre-requisite for entering 5th year Teacher Credential Program.

General Education required courses are counted toward

the unit requirement for the appropriate category. In

each category, 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 of the 84 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.

Other Required Courses:

KPE415 Elementary P.E. Components&Techniques....2 ED101 Introduction toTeaching&Learning◊*..............3 ED202 CurriculumInstruction&Learning Theory◊*.3 ED301 Cultural &LinguisticDiversity inTeaching◊*...3 ED410 Technology Uses in Education*.........................3 ED402 LS Senior Capstone Seminar.................................3

Prerequisite for the TMC Teaching Credential program, in lieu

of ED400 Foundations of Education.

*Pre-requisite for entering 5th year Teacher Credential Program.

A total of 122 units must be earned for the B.A. degree,

of which 40 must be upper division.

Liberal Studies & Education

Mrs. Jordan Morton, Chairperson

The Liberal Studies major is designed to offer the

student a broad, interdisciplinary program of study,

the epitome of the liberal arts education. Two

emphases are available to Liberal Studies majors:

General and Teacher Education (Elementary).

B.A. IN LIBERAL STUDIES/GENERAL

EMPHASIS

Students enrolled in the Liberal Studies/General

Emphasis major complete a total of 84 semester units

distributed among the following four areas:

English & Communication

18-24

   Humanities & Fine Arts

18-24

   Mathematics, Science & Computer 18-24

   Social Science

18-24

General Education required courses are counted

toward the unit requirement for the appropriate

category. In each category, 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 of the 84 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.

In addition, students must complete a capstone

project in order to earn the B.A. in Liberal Studies

degree. Thus, the following course is also required

as part of the program: ED402 LS Senior Capstone

Seminar (3 units).

A total of 122 units must be earned for the B.A.

degree, of which 40 must be upper division.

B.A. IN LIBERAL STUDIES/TEACHER

EDUCATION EMPHASIS

Students interested in becoming Elementary

Teachers should enroll in the Liberal Studies/

Teacher Education Emphasis. It has been developed

to prepare students for the California Subject

Examination for Teachers: Multiple Subjects (an

exam required for entrance into credential programs

in California).

Students pursuing the B.A. in Liberal Studies/Teacher

Education must complete a total of 84 semester units

distributed among the following four areas: