B.A. On Campus

Liberal Studies

Holy Names University

48 months
40368 USD/year
40368 USD/year
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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 . 


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.

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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

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

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  • International

    40368 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 40368 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    40368 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 40368 USD per year during 48 months.

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.


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