Liberal Studies Programs
The Liberal Studies major is the broadest major in the university curriculum. Students take a wide range of courses in all academic divisions of the university. The Liberal Studies major includes foundation and advanced courses in the traditional liberal arts fields: humanities, fine and performing arts, mathematics and science, and the social sciences. In addition, students choose a twelve-unit Concentration for depth in one field of study.
Some possible areas of Concentration in the Adult Baccalaureate Program are Language Arts, Social Science, Humanities in World Cultures, and Psychology. Students may also choose to design their own disciplinary or multi-disciplinary concentration.
The Liberal Studies program at Holy Names offers small classes and frequent interactions with advisors and professors. In their final year of study, students present an integrative portfolio of their college work and meet with advisors to assess their preparation for future work and study. Students interested in teaching in elementary classrooms in California can use this major to acquire the subject matter preparation required before entering the HNU (or any other) credential program, where they will complete the teaching training required for a California Credential.
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