Students wishing to complete the approved multiple subjects waiver major must complete the requirements within each of the following AREAS. These requirements can be satisfied with CSUB courses, transfer courses or, as appropriate, waiver examinations. A course used to satisfy one requirement cannot be used to satisfy a second requirement in a different area or be counted as part of the Upper Division Concentration.
The credential-track major in Liberal Studies, approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC), satisfies all of the following University requirements:
- General Education
- Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement
- Gender, Race, and Ethnic Studies
- American Institutions
- Multiple Subject Credential Program prerequisites
- The Liberal Studies program includes appropriate foundational courses in culture, minority culture, foreign language, and bilingual education:
- Area One: Language
- Area Two: Mathematics
- Area Three: Sciences
- Area Four: Social Sciences
- Area Five: Humanities
- Area Six: Visual and Performing Arts
- Area Seven: Health and Physical Education
- Area Eight: Human Development
- Area Nine: Ethnic, Gender, Cultural and Handicapped Perspectives
- Area Ten: Technology
- Area Eleven: Cross-Cultural Studies
- Area Twelve: Field Experience
- Area Thirteen: Subject Matter Competency
- Area Fourteen: Concentration
- The Concentration requires the completion of four related courses. The minimum number of units required for the Concentration is 19 quarter units. No course used to meet one of the requirements above may be double counted in a Concentration. Upper division courses taken at other institutions may be substituted for above requirements, but only with the approval of the advisor and the program coordinator.
- The Liberal Studies program is subject to change based upon direction from CCTC. Contact Regional Programs for additional information.