About the courseThere are two tracks in the Liberal Studies Program, the traditional program, and the nontraditional program. The traditional program is a multidisciplinary major designed for students who intend to become K-8 or special education teachers in California, and it has been approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. Its purpose is to provide beginning teachers with a strong grounding in the wide ranging subject matter that will be needed to be effective teachers. The nontraditional program is designed for students who are interested in a multidisciplinary major, but who do not necessarily plan to become teachers.The largest portion of the major compromises the core section, with courses in reading, language and literature, mathematics, natural science, history and social sciences, visual and performing arts, physical education, human development, and health. In addition, the traditional program requires a concentration: a 12 unit area of focus in which the student can develop knowledge in a discipline of special interest. The nontraditional program requires a minor.Advisors meet at least once each semester with students to provide a hands-on approach to learning. The Liberal Studies major is also an excellent preparation for careers in public service, management, counseling, law, librarianship, medicine, and professional or graduate education in business.
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AboutCalifornia State University, Sacramento offers life-changing possibilities for students, preparing them to be leaders in their careers and communities. Its professors are known for their dedication to great teaching, and direct interaction with students helps to create extensive learning and research opportunities.
Sacramento States location in California’s capital city also provides access to internships and job opportunities with some of the nations most influential public and private institutions. Students can choose from numerous fields of study. The university offers a strong and diverse academic curriculum that includes nearly 60 undergraduate programs and more than 40 graduate programs, as well as two doctorates.
In addition, numerous offerings, such as the Honors Program, help students pursue excellence, meet others with similar interests and develop strong ties with professors. The university have one of the largest cooperative education programs in California, placing students in paid positions where they receive academic credit. Hundreds of other students participate in internships in business and government. One third of Sacramento State students works as volunteers many through a service-learning project in class gaining valuable work experience while helping their community.
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As the sixth-largest campus of the 23 state universities in California, the main campus is composed of 305 acres (123 ha) in the city of Sacramento and lies adjacent to U.S. Route 50. The campus is bordered by the American River to the East, Union Pacific Railroad tracks to the West, Folsom Boulevard to the South and H Street to the North. The North end of campus is dominated by the University Arboretum, formerly Goethe Arboretum, and residence halls. Officially "Tree Campus USA", Sacramento State has more than 3,500 trees, with flower gardens, miles of trails stretching along the nearby river parkway, and student housing with recreational areas such as Lake Natoma and Old Sacramento, in addition to its on-campus housing.