BA in Liberal Studies, Integrated CA Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential

This degree program prepares students to teach all subjects in elementary school classrooms using an integrated approach which combines undergraduate and graduate coursework along with field experience. 

Liberal Studies with a Credential Program Overview

The Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies with the Integrated California Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential is a unique program combining undergraduate and graduate level coursework with field experience. It prepares you to teach all subjects in a K-12 classroom, to students including English Language Learners. This credential is only available to California residents. The program aligns with CCTC Teacher Performance Expectations, Common Core and other state standards.

As a student, you will:

  • Develop and utilize classroom management strategies to support student learning and encourage positive social interaction.
  • Create learning experiences that make subject matter accessible and comprehensible to students.
  • Assess the need for differentiated instruction based on the needs of the students
  • Complete Student Teaching, the California Teaching Performance Assessment (CalTPA), and the state Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA)


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Next Session

Summer I (Apr 30, 2018)

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Available Campuses

Antelope Valley Campus
39115 Trade Center Drive, Suite 203, Palmdale, CA 93551
Fairfield Campus
2450 Martin Road, Fairfield, CA 94534
Hanford Campus
325 Mall Drive, Hanford, CA 93230
Irvine Campus
16355 Laguna Canyon Road, 1st Floor, Irvine, CA 92618
Modesto Campus
5222 Pirrone Court, Salida, CA 95368
Menifee Campus
28237 La Piedra Rd, Bldg. 3000, Menifee, CA 92584
Monterey Campus
99 Pacific Street, Suite 375-B, Monterey, CA 93940
Ontario Campus
3990 Concours Street, Suite 100, Ontario, CA 91764
Palm Desert Campus
75-105 Merle Dr, Suite 800, Bldg. B, Palm Desert, CA 92211
Riverside Campus
3550 Vine Street, Suite 200, Riverside, CA 92507
Roseville Campus
400 Sunrise Avenue, Suite 200, Roseville, CA 95661
San Diego Campus
7460 Mission Valley Road, San Diego, CA 92108
Santa Maria Campus
1300 E. Cypress Street, Building A-1, Santa Maria, CA 93454
Travis AFB Campus
530 Hickam Avenue, Bldg 249, Suite 10, Travis AFB, CA 94535
Visalia Campus
649 South County Center Drive, Visalia, CA 93277
Victorville Campus
13911 Park Avenue, Suite 100, Victorville, CA 92392
Walnut Creek Campus
2950 Buskirk Avenue, Suite 200, Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Yuba City Campus
3301 East Onstott Road, Yuba City, CA 95991

Admission Requirements

Applicants for this program must complete the formal application process with all required documents, which include:

  • Completed application
  • A minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
  • 12 or more transferable baccalaureate level credits or the equivalent
  • Official transcripts from ALL colleges and universities attended

Only credits from regionally accredited institutions may be accepted in transfer. Failure to report any previous academic work at another college or university may be considered a violation of academic integrity.

California Residency

This program is only available to California residents

Transfer Credits

Brandman offers several options to help you earn the 12 credits required to enter into a bachelor’s program.

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Alternative Credits & Equivalencies

Brandman Track

Program Curriculum

  • Education Foundations


    LBSU 250 Education and Society in the 21st Century


    EDUU 551 Educational Applications of Computers Level I


    LBSU 403 Liberal Studies Multiple Subjects Capstone


    Education Foundations Subtotal


    Subject Matter Courses


    English/Language Arts:


    ENGU 420 Language Development and Acquisition


    ENGU 450 Literature of Children and Young Adults


    Natural Science:


    NSCU 302 Life Science


    NSCU 304 Earth and Physical Science




    MATU 206 Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers I


    MATU 207 Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers II


    Visual & Performing Arts:


    ARTU 450 Creativity and the Visual Arts


    LBSU 310 Music, Movement and Drama: The Human Expression


    History and Social Science:


    HISU 358 United States History and Democracy


    HISU 360 World History and Geography


    HISU 372 California History


    Child Development/Health and PE:


    PSYU 323 Child Development


    EDUU 350 Teaching and Learning


    EDUU 513 Student Health and Safety *


    EDUU 514 Physical Education for Elementary Teachers *


    Subject Matter Courses Subtotal


  • EDUU 510 Introduction to Teaching *


    EDUU 511 Collaboration For Inclusive Schooling *


    EDUU 512 The Art & Craft of Teaching *


    EDMU 520 Literacy and Language in K-8 Classrooms I *


    EDMU 521 Literacy and Language in K-8 Classrooms II *


    EDMU 523 History, Social Science and Visual/Performing Arts in K-8 Classrooms *


    EDMU 524 Teaching and Learning Mathematics in K-8 Classrooms *


    EDMU 525 Teaching and Learning Science in K-8 Classrooms


    EDMU 582 Directed Teaching I: Elementary School *


    EDUU 544 Student Teaching Seminar I *


    EDMU 583 Directed Teaching II: Elementary School *


    EDUU 545 Student Teaching Seminar II *


    Credential Courses Subtotal


    Total Credits


    * Students in the BA Liberal Studies program, regardless of class level, are allowed to enroll in required 500 graduate level courses without Dean approval.

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