The Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies – Multiple Subjects Teaching program exposes you to a comprehensive range of academic subjects and disciplines, including those subjects most commonly taught in California elementary schools. Major coursework allows for a personalized selection of emphasis areas to enhance your individual career growth, and is designed to prepare you for a teacher credential or for graduate studies.
This program will enable students to make the most of past college coursework while providing focused preparation for the CSET examination and direct admission into a post-baccalaureate credential program.
Students with a liberal arts, multiple subjects teaching degree go on to credential and graduate programs – to eventually teach in elementary schools.
Admission to the program may be achieved by completing the following requirements:
How to Apply:
Only credit from regionally accredited institutions will be accepted for transfers. International applicants or domestic applicants with transcripts from international institutions must also submit foreign transcripts.
PLEASE DO NOT FAX TRANSCRIPTS OR TEST SCORES.
Please mail all official transcripts to the following address:
Brandman University Office of Admission
16355 Laguna Canyon Road
Irvine, CA 92618
With the exception of transcripts or test scores, you may also fax additional required documents directly to the Office of Admission at (866) 659-1143 or e-mail the documents as attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A. Multiple Subjects core requirements (36 credits):
|ARTU 450||Teaching the Visual Arts||3|
|EDUU 413||Student Health and Safety||2|
|EDUU 414||Physical Education in the Elementary School||1|
|EDUU 451||Educational Applications of Computers||3|
|ENGU 450||Literature of Children and Young Adults||3|
|ENGU 471||Introduction to Linguistics||3|
|HISU 372||California History||3|
|LBSU 310||Music, Movement and Drama||3|
|LBSU 402||Ways and Rhetoric of Knowing||3|
|MATU 206||Math for Elementary School Teachers I||3|
|MATU 207||Math for Elementary School Teachers II||3|
|PSYU 323||Child Development||3|
or POSU 343
or POSU 344
|Introduction to American Politics
B. Depth of Study Concentration (9 credits):
Choose one area of concentration from the following:
1. Language Arts:
|Literature (English or other language) 200 level or higher||3|
|Advanced writing 200 level or higher||3|
|COMU 315 Interculture Communications||3|
2. Social Science:
|SOCU 101 Introduction to Sociology||3|
|Choose one course from the following:
HISU 105, 304, 306, 316, 317, 323, 337, 355, or POSU 324
|Choose one additional upper division United States history or Political Science Course.||3|
3. Early Childhood Education:
|Choose nine credits from Early Childhood Education courses:
ECED 300, ECED 301, ECED 302, ECED 303, ECED 304, EDUU 325, EDUU 326, EDUU 330. (These may be transferred in. ECE courses must be eligible for CSU/US transferability)
Total credits: 45
NOTE: Teacher Credential Programs: A California Multiple Subject, Single Subject or Education Specialist teaching credential requires both proof of subject matter competence — i.e. passing score on the appropriate CSET and CBEST — and completion of an approved credential program. Students seeking one or more of the teaching credentials must make formal application to the teacher credential program. See your program advisor for information about the requirements and procedures for applying to the appropriate teacher credential program.