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CSU, Chico

Liberal Studies

The Liberal Studies Program educates high-quality professionals to have a strong knowledge base of multiple disciplines and the experiential background in order to teach in the following school settings: elementary, bilingual Spanish elementary, self-contained classrooms, and special education K-12. It is designed to provide students with a broadly based interdisciplinary degree which includes coursework in English, history, science, math, visual and performing arts, human development, and social sciences.

The program is built upon four cornerstones of social and eco-justice, scientific thinking and integrative reasoning skills, best practices in teaching, and field experiences.

Program Degrees and Certificates

The Liberal Studies Department at Chico State offers the following certificates and degrees:

  • The Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies
  • The Minor in Child Development
  • The Minor in English
  • The Minor in History
  • The Minor in Latin American Studies
  • The Minor in Physical Education
  • The Minor in Psychology
  • The Minor in Spanish
  • The Minor in Special Education
  • The Minor in Theatre Arts
  • The Minor in Career and Life Planning Elementary Subject Matter (Liberal Studies)
Liberal Studies Department

Location & Contact Info
Tehama, Room 211

Course Catalog

Department Website