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Area of Focus

The Area of Focus is part of the Liberal Studies major requirements beginning in Fall 2019. 

The seven subject area choices for the Elementary Subject Matter (ESM) option are:

  • Visual and Performing Arts
  • Human Development
  • Reading, Language, Literature
  • Math
  • Science
  • History and Social Science
  • Bilingual Education

The four subject area choices for the Integrated Teacher Education Program (ITEP) option are:

  • Math
  • Science
  • Reading, Language, Literature
  • Bilingual Spanish

To find the required courses for each area, go to the Approved Course Lists.  You will see the course requirements for each option on the second page.