Liberal Studies (California State University - Long Beach)
Future elementary school teachers seeking a path to obtaining a multiple subject teaching credential in concert with their bachelor’s degrees, as well as those wishing to enter a separate post-baccalaureate credential program, may wish to consider a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies. The latter contingent of students can benefit from the Liberal Studies program within the major, while the former can achieve their objectives through the Integrated Teacher Education program.
Most degrees at California State University, Long Beach require students to complete a certain number of general education units in addition to coursework in their chosen discipline. The Liberal Studies major is different in that students complete their general education requirements concurrently with the major coursework.
In addition to the total 120 units of classroom hours attained over at least four years, students also gain firsthand knowledge of promoting individual civic responsibility, addressing current problems in public schools and understanding cultural diversity in the community by completing 85 hours of approved service learning. These hours may be completed in either a middle school or elementary school setting.
California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) is an affordable university with great prospects for its graduates. The University is nationally known as The Beach.
CSULB is part of the California State University (CSU) System - a network of 23 campuses. The Beach however receives the most applications as compared...Read more About this school