The Associate of Arts Degree in Liberal Studies - Elementary Teacher Preparation is
designed to provide students who intend to enroll in a baccalaureate teacher preparation
program with a pattern of coursework necessary to transition into upper division course
requirements. The program develops competencies in critical thinking and communication,
both spoken and written, and incorporates the elementary subject matter requirements
established by the California Commission on Teaching Credentialing.
The graduate of the Associate in Arts in Liberal Studies: Elementary Teacher Preparation will:
Complete the major core requirements (29 units).
Complete the prescribed pattern of general education courses (23 units).
Complete a total of 60 associate degree applicable units.
Elementary Teacher Preparation Major Requirements
Required core courses (29 units):
General education requirements are groups of courses required of all degree candidates regardless of their major in addition to the program requirement courses listed above. To see what other requirements you need to fulfill, visit myHancock and click on the DegreeWorks icon.