Southwestern College

Program Overview

The Liberal Studies major is a complex program of interdisciplinary study, designed primarily for students who intend to become teachers in elementary education. Learning provides fundamental knowledge in a wide range of departments within the core of language and literature, mathematics, natural sciences, social science, humanities, human development, foreign languages, physical education, and the visual and performing arts.

Degrees & Certificates

Associate in Arts Degree: Transfer Preparation

  • Liberal Studies-Elementary Education

Career Options

The Liberal Studies major is interdepartmental and is designed primarily for students who intend to become teachers in elementary schools. Students will need to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete the requisite baccalaureate degree and achieve a teaching credential prior to employment. For students who do not desire to teach, this major provides a breadth of critical thinking and knowledge for a variety of career fields in business, industry, and government.

Contact Us

Leslie Yoder, M.A., C. Phil.

Department Chair

Email: lyoder@swccd.edu

Phone: (619) 421-6700 x5806

Last updated: 8/8/2016 4:29:54 PM