Teaching and Learning Emphasis

The Liberal Studies Teaching and Learning Emphasis is designed to provide the required multiple-subject content preparation for students to be admitted to the Multiple Subject Teaching Credential for teaching Kindergarten through 8th grade, or the Education Specialist Teaching Credential for becoming a Special Education Teacher. 

The Teaching and Learning Emphasis meets the Elementary Subject Matter (ESM) requirement specified by the California Commission on Teaching Credentialing (CTC).

Students in the Liberal Studies must declare a concentration (9 additional units in one area of study) in one of the following areas:

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For undergraduate advising contact:

Andrea Cruz
Academic Advisor, Liberal Studies

To schedule an advising appointment with Andrea Cruz, please log into your myCI portal to access Dolphin Navigate or use the following link:https://csuci.campus.eab.com/ 

For Credential inquiries or advising contact:

Arlene Pendleton
Multiple Subject Credential Counselor 
Schedule an appointment with Arlene

Dr. Michelle Dean
Liberal Studies Program Coordinator

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