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San Francisco State University
Liberal Studies B.A.

The Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies requires 120 units for graduation. The 46-unit major has a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary curriculum encompassing all areas of knowledge in the arts and sciences. Many employers and professional schools prefer graduates with the type of richly diversified education that this major provides. A liberal studies program is also recommended as preparation for students who aspire to become elementary school teachers.

The liberal studies major is applicable to a variety of fields. The teacher preparation emphasis provides the broad academic background necessary for teaching in an elementary classroom and as part of a student`s preparation for the CSET Multiple Subjects (California Subject Examinations for Teachers). The major can be planned with a particular career in mind, such as government or public service, management, or work in the arts, humanities, and social sciences, communications, or in multicultural communities. It is appropriate preparation for various professional and graduate programs such as business, counseling, law, librarianship, medicine, and for disciplinary or interdisciplinary graduate programs.

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