What is Liberal Studies (Elementary Education)?
The Liberal Studies (Elementary Education) program of Loyola Marymount University enables students to earn a bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies together with a California preliminary multiple subjects teaching credential within four years. The Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts (BCLA) works closely with LMU’s School of Education to offer students a program that meets both LMU degree requirements and the credential requirements established by the state of California, while promoting the LMU mission of the encouragement of learning, the education of men and women for and with others, the service of faith, and the promotion of justice. The program is approved by and meets all the standards of the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
What do Liberal Studies (Elementary Education) majors do?
Majors learn to synthesize subject content in the liberal arts, apply professional content to classroom teaching, and review and analyze educational policies. They learn to apply reading, writing, and research skills, develop pedagogical skills, analyze academic theories, and apply theory to practice. Students also learn to understand and reflect on the complex, rich, and diverse needs of students. Liberal Studies majors develop dispositions for sustained success in teaching and learning across diverse contexts.
Is this major right for you?
You might be a Liberal Studies (Elementary Education) major if you:
- Want to be an elementary grades educator
- Are passionate about helping children to learn
- Want to play a vital role in shaping society
- Have diverse intellectual interests
About our Faculty & Staff
Liberal Studies students take courses across various disciplines and colleges within the university including Education, Math, Science, English, History, Psychology and the Arts. All courses are taught by accomplished faculty who are experts in their fields. Students are encouraged, when planning their program of study, to meet with their Liberal Studies advisor for assistance and expert advice regarding completing the Liberal Studies program requirements.
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- Music & Dance: Multiple Ways of Knowing and Showing
- World Geography
- Children's Literature
- Art in the Elementary Classroom
- World Civilizations
- U.S. History
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesEducation Early Childhood Education View 3332 other Masters in Education in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Common Application and LMU Supplement
- International students are not required to submit the SAT or ACT to complete their application to LMU
- Provide Proof of English Proficiency
- Submit Transcripts
- Submit a letter of recommendation with your application
International52553 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 52553 USD per year during 48 months.
National52553 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 52553 USD per year during 48 months.
Living costs for Los Angeles
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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