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Any activities course from Physical Education and/or any intercollegiate sports team units

Any course from Education (ED prefix)

Any remedial course (course number often begins with 0)

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).

All general education requirements apply per the catalog regarding Scripture Set, Worldview Set, and Skills Set.

Courses used to fulfill G.E. requirements may count as major units in their respective subject area.

Students pursuing the B.A. in Liberal Studies/Teacher Education must complete a total of 84 semester units distributed

among the following four areas:

English/Communication (18-24 units), including:

E322

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

ESL351 Language Acquisition..................................................3

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

ART330 Art Components & Techniques for Elem.

Teachers........................................................................3

HU312

Disciplinary Connections...........................................3

MU431

Music Components & Tech. for Elem. Teachers....3

P321

History and Philosophies of Education◊**..............3

Mathematics/Science/Computer and Information

Sciences (18-24 units), including:

MA201 Mathematical Systems for Elem. Teachers I............3

PS242

Earth Science................................................................3

PS261

Physical Science...........................................................3

Social Science (18-24 units), including:

H332

California: Past & Present...........................................3

SS381

Cultural Geography.....................................................3

*Meets general education requirement for literature elective ONLY for

Liberal Studies: Teacher Education majors.

**Meets general education requirement for P311 ONLY for Liberal

Studies: Teacher Education majors.

Prerequisite for TMU’s Teaching 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:

ED101 Introduction to Teaching & Learning◊.....................3

ED202 Curriculum Instruction & Learning Theory◊...........3

ED301 Cultural & Linguistic Diversity in Teaching◊...........3

ED410 Technology Uses in Education..................................3

KPE415 Elementary P.E. Components & Techniques..........2

ED402 LS Senior Capstone Seminar......................................3

Prerequisites for TMU’s Teaching Credential Program, in lieu of

ED400 Foundations of Education (all three courses must be taken).

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

which 40 must be upper division.

Minor in Education

The department offers an Education Minor, open to students

in other majors.

ED101 Introduction to Teaching & Learning.......................3

ED202 Curriculum Instruction & Learning Theory ............3

ED301 Cultural & Linguistic Diversity in Teaching.............3

P321

History and Philosophies of Education....................3

Two of the following...............................................................................6

ED410 Technology Uses in Education (3)

ESL351 Language Acquisition (3)

HU312 Disciplinary Connections (3)

ED332 Exploring Disabilities & Special Needs Through

Literature (3)

Total units required for minor..............................................................18

Minimum Grade for Courses in Major

The University policies for minimum course grades apply.

Note: TMU’s Teaching Credential Program admissions

requirements specify minimum course grades for certain

courses and a minimum grade point average requirement. See

the Admissions portion of the Teaching Credential Program

section of this catalog.