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Liberal Studies Advising

The Bachelor of Arts Degree Program in Liberal Studies (ESM) prepares students to enter post baccalaureate credential programs for the Multiple Subject Credential in order to become a K-8 or Special Education teacher in California.

This website provides information that will help you to complete the major and earn your degree. Knowing how you can work with your Academic Advisor along with guides to help you understand your curriculum are included here.   

Ways to contact your advisor

  • Drop-In Advising appointments are generally offered during the first two weeks of the semester and during the registration period for the upcoming semester and last for 15 minutes
  • Scheduled Advising appointments are offered throughout the year except during drop-in advising times and last for 30 minutes
  • eAdvisor allows you to submit your advising questions through email and are generally answered within 3-5 working days          

Latest News 

The CSUSM Liberal Studies – ESM major has been approved as a CSET I-III waiver program. From more information, visit the LBST Department website.