Career Profiles: Liberal Studies

CSULB Department of Liberal Studies

Students interested in the field of Liberal Studies are granted the opportunity to satisfy the undergraduate academic requirements for the California Multiple-Subject Teaching Credential )designed for teaching in a self-contained classroom, primarily kindergarten through sixth grade). The Liberal Studies major is the study of liberal arts education in which it equips students with the knowledge of academic subjects such as: Mathematics, Literature, and Social Physical Sciences so that they have the ability to be competent educators. Individuals in this field possess strong active listening, writing, critical thinking and speaking skills. Liberal studies is also the area of choice for the undergraduate individuals who seek rich, non-specialized, multidisciplinary course of studies as a foundation for a wide range of academic and career opportunities.

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Career Possibilities:

Additional experience and/or education may be required

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Archeologist
  • Bilingual Teacher
  • Curriculum Coordinator
  • Elementary and Middle School Teacher
  • Employment Interviewer
  • Environmental Science Teacher
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Interpreter
  • Journalist
  • Law Teacher
  • Program Facilitator
  • Psychology Teacher
  • Public Relations Agent
  • School Psychologist
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Writer

Where Employed:

  • Banks
  • Colleges and universities
  • Court and correctional institutions
  • Finance companies
  • Government Agencies
  • Hospitals
  • Hotels and resorts
  • Insurance companies
  • Law Firms
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Public and private schools
  • Public relations firms
  • Publishing companies
  • Radio/TV industry

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