Liberal Studies

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Liberal Studies


Liberal Studies is an interdisciplinary major encompassing areas of knowledge in the arts, sciences, social sciences, and language. The program provides the broad academic background necessary for future teachers and is an excellent preparation for advanced studies in graduate school. The major may be planned with a particular career in mind, such as government or public service, business, counseling, law, librarianship, teaching, medicine and health, non-profit service, management, or work in multicultural communities.



The Liberal Studies Alumni Scholarship: A new scholarship just for Liberal Studies majors has been established by a donation from the 2014 leadership team of the Liberal Studies Student Organization (LSSO). For more information, go to the SFSU Financial Aid webpage ( and follow Campus Scholarship Search under General Scholarships. Application deadline is Novermber 15, 2014.


Registration for taking a course during Winter Session begins November 17, 2014.

The Spring '15 class schedule is set to go live on the web, also, on November 17, 2014.


 Have any questions or concerns about planning or completing your Liberal Studies major? Come meet with an advisor during drop-in hours. Check the Current Advising Schedule.



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