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Liberal Studies, B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Oakland, CA, United States
The Pathways to Teaching program in Liberal Studies at HNU is a subject matter program approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) for students preparing to get a multiple subject elementary school teaching credential . 
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Overview

They must demonstrate subject matter competence in each of 10 areas: language, literature, mathematics, science, social science, history, humanities, the arts, physical education, and human development. They also complete a concentration in one of these areas.

The programme

A career internship or equivalent experience in a classroom setting provides an opportunity to observe and make connections to their own subject matter learning. Several courses in the curriculum include concepts and methods students can apply directly in the classroom. Highly motivated and well-prepared students may begin some coursework for the Multiple Subject Credential in the School of Education while still completing their undergraduate degree.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Essentials of Interpersonal Comm and Effective Speaking
  • Critical Reading and Writing 
  • Using Computers in the K-12 Classroom, Level 1
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Logic

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    57

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    490

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Submit the completed application form and personal essay online.
  • Request an official transcript from your high school showing at least six semesters.
  • Take the SAT I or ACT test and be sure to include Holy Names University as a recipient of the scores
  • Ask a teacher or counselor who knows you personally and academically to complete the Undergraduate Academic Recommendation Form or write a letter and return it directly to the Office of Undergraduate Admission. 1 recommendation minimum, 3 maximum.
  • All applicants are strongly encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40368 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40368 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    40368 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40368 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Oakland

  • 1690 - 3100 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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