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CSUSB Liberal Studies Integrated Track


The CSUSB Liberal Studies Integrated Track lets you earn a liberal studies degree and a credential at the same time.

You are eligible for admission to the CSUSB Multiple Subject Credential Program when you have:

  • reached Junior status (90 units) - and completed all lower division courses
  • a Cumulative GPA of 2.67 or higher
  • completed a health education course - HSCI 1000 or an equivalent course
  • completed a child development course - CD 2240 or EDMS 3010 or an equivalent course
  • completed an English linguistics course - ENG 3110 or an equivalent course
  • completed a course about students with special needs - PSYC 3350 or ESPE 3350 or an equivalent course

And because you have completed EDMS 3010 Introduction to Education, you have met the admission requirements below. The letters, TB test results, and certificate of clearance must be included in your application.

  • 30 hours in K-12 classrooms (The other 15 hours of the required 45 hours may have been completed through the child development course or volunteering additional hours during EDMS 3010).
  • Recommendations (at least two)
  • Negative TB test results
  • Live Scan and application for a Certificate of Clearance
  • Personal Narrative and Group Admission Interview

Yet to be completed:

  • Meet with a PALS advisor for a Phase I Consent Form
  • Meet with your Education Faculty Advisor to plan your program
  • Fulfill the Basic Skills Requirement (BSR)
  • Fulfill the Subject Matter Competency (SMC)
  • For more detailed application information, visit the Multiple Subjects Credential Webpage