Liberal Studies

Elementary Education Preparation

The Liberal Studies degree is an interdisciplinary program designed for students interested in a career in elementary education. Required courses in the degree to serve to prepare student for transfer to public and private baccalaureate degree-offering colleges and universities. The curriculum included courses selected from Language and Rationality, Natural Sciences, Humanities, and Social and Behavioral Sciences.

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Program Emphasis

Our mission is to assist San Diego Mesa College students to achieve their fullest potential as students, prepare them to transfer to CSU, UC or a private college/university or choice in order to become excellent teachers and leaders in the field of education. The courses in this program emphasize a number of Program Learning Outcomes including critical thinking, communication, civic responsibility, global awareness, self-awareness, and interpersonal skill which form a foundation for effective teaching