Liberal Studies

The Liberal Studies major is designed to prepare individuals who want to become elementary school teachers. This major offers instruction in the content and pedagogy that is required to teach in an elementary classroom.

Liberal Studies majors may also choose to earn a teaching credential (Multiple Subjects or Education Specialist) concurrently with their BA.

The Liberal Studies major offers:

  • Opportunities to work with elementary school children
  • Special content courses designed for future teachers
  • Dedicated instructors from both the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Leadership and Education Sciences
  • Comprehensive advising throughout enrollment in the College of Arts and Sciences from Program Director Margaret Daley, PhD
  • An assigned advisor in the School of Leadership and Education Sciences to assist with credential program requirements
  • The Student Leadership Board, a group that works to serve the intellectual, ethnic, cultural, physical and social needs of the Liberal Studies majors