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Current Students

General Information

Office: Faculty Offices East (Building 25), Room 125 B

CSETs need to be taken before senior year.  

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Advising

Liberal Studies Faculty Career Mentors

Liberal Studies faculty mentors take an active role in academic and career advising and mentoring. You are encouraged to meet with your faculty mentor on a regular basis for guidance and support during your path to becoming a professional. Please refer to the chart below for your career mentor's name and office location.

STUDENT'S LAST NAME FACULTY CAREER MENTOR OFFICE EMAIL
A-C Prof. Frye 25-130 drfrye@calpoly.edu
D-J Prof. Nation 25-131 jmnation@calpoly.edu
K-M Prof. Stauch

25-126

nstauch@calpoly.edu
N-R Prof. Packard 25-125B2 jpackard@calpoly.edu
S-Z Prof. Berber 25-125C lberberj@calpoly.edu

Liberal Studies Academic Advisors

Both the Mustang Success Center (Freshmen) and the College of Science and Mathematics Student Services Center (Sophomores - Seniors) provide academic advising services for students. Academic advisors help students plan classes, complete course substitutions, make sure they are on track to graduate on time, and more. If you are a Freshman, make an appointment with the Mustang Success Center at https://success.calpoly.edu. If you are a Sophomore - Senior, make an appointment with the CSM Student Services Center at https://csmadvising.calpoly.edu.

Dr. Berber is also available for academic advising. Book an appointment with her at https://lberberjimenez.youcanbook.me.

Concentrations

With department chair approval, students may pursue a course of study which meets their individual needs and interests; for example, a Music minor.  This must be initiated early and all courses must be pre-approved. The individualized course of study consists of 18-20 units with at least one course at the 300-400 level. Courses are selected by the student in consultation with an advising faculty member. The list of courses is a contract between the student and the department.

  • Biology
  • Child Development
  • English
  • Environmental Education
  • History/Social Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Sciences
  • Spanish
  • Teaching English as a Second Language
  • Individualized Course of Study
    • With department chair approval, students may pursue a course of study which meets their individual needs and interests; for example, a Music minor or Environmental Education.  This must be initiated early and all courses must be pre-approved. The individualized course of study consists of 18-20 units with at least one course at the 300-400 level. Courses are selected by the student in consultation with an advising faculty member. The list of courses is a contract between the student and the department.

Credential Information

Multiple Subject Teacher Education Preparation Program

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