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Catalog Year 2014 and Later: Elementary Education Emphasis


See the Liberal Studies Overview for a summary of the major. Use the steps below to guide your progress through the major.

 

Step 1: Students begin as a Liberal Studies pre-major and complete the preparation for the major. By the end of this step, the impaction criteria should be met.

 

Step 2: Students must declare the Liberal Studies major by emailing the Liberal Studies Advising Office that Step 1 is complete and impaction criteria have been met. Moving to the major does not happen automatically.

 

Step 3: Students make some choices. In addition to completing upper division core coursework, students choose and coimplete a focus and an option. For some issues to think about before choosing focus and option areas, see Career Pathways and Course Timing.

 

Step 4: Choose a focus from the list below. After clicking on a focus, the corresponding option choices will be presented. At that point, students will be able to print an advising sheet that lists the required courses based on their choices.

 

Science

 

Mathematics

 

Literacy


 

Step 5: Apply for graduation 4 to 12 months prior to finishing the requirements for the major.