B.A. in Liberal Studies

The Liberal Studies Major aims to provide a rich educational experience through coursework in a broad range of academic disciplines. The student is guaranteed a breadth of academic experience, as well as depth in a single field. The Bachelors Plus Early Pathway (BPEP) Liberal Studies/Credential Program offers selected students interested in a teaching career an opportunity for concurrent subject matter and professional preparation. See the "Bachelors Plus Early Pathway Liberal Studies/Credential Program" section later in this chapter.

The broad-based, interdisciplinary nature of Liberal Studies provides a knowledge base and the communication and analytical skills appropriate to many careers and occupations. Hence, the Liberal Studies major is excellent preparation not only for teaching, but for graduate work, for law school, and for employment in business and government.

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Program Accomplishments
  • Sixteen Liberal Studies majors started the credential program in June 2014 as part of the Bachelor's Plus Early Pathway (BPEP) program, which allows highly qualified students to earn their BA and Teaching Credential at the same time.
  • Isabel Macasieb was awarded the Showeshi Strickland Scholarship for BPEP students in their final year of study. 
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