PACE by Major

We offer Bachelor of Arts degrees in either Human Development or Liberal Studies at both the Hayward and Concord campuses. For Concord students, Human Development courses are ;ONLY available online.

Human Development

Human Development is an interdisciplinary program addressing mental,physical, emotional, and cultural development across the lifers. This program can be completed in as little as seven quarters, with many of the classes being offered online.

Curriculum Maps

Potential Career Pathways

  • Teaching
  • Educational leadership
  • Social work
  • Health care
  • Counseling
  • Law
  • Law enforcement
  • Human resources
  • Also excellent preparation for graduate studies

Liberal Studies

The Liberal Studies major is interdisciplinary in nature, utilizing classes from across the university to provide a rich educational experience. This program can be completed in as little as eight quarters, with a mixture of online and on campus classes.

For a major roadmap, please contact the CLASS Student Service Center to meet with a Liberal Studies advisor. The PACE Office will support you in using this major roadmap to make sure you meet all GE and university requirements for graduation. 

Potential Career Pathways

  • Administrator
  • Business Executive
  • Civil Servant
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Human Resources
  • Law
  • Management
  • Sales
  • Teacher
  • Also excellent preparation for graduate studies