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Liberal Studies

College of Education

Macintosh Humanities Building

Liberal Studies - LST Courses

Courses (L/ST)


400. Evaluating Literacy (3)
Prerequisites: Limited to Liberal Studies majors, who have completed all AREA I Core requirements with a “C” or better grade and fulfilled the GWAR, or consent of Chair.
Review, analysis, and assessment of K-8 California State Reading/Language Arts Content Standards and Curriculum Frameworks. Contemporary literacy theory and practice with focus on language, culture, literature, and development of literacy. Literacy assessment and its implications, determinations, and effects.
Letter grade only (A-F).

 

403. Civic Issues and Values (3)
Prerequisites: Limited to Liberal Studies majors, Track I, who have completed all Area IV Core requirements with a “C” or better grade.
Student literacy in the social sciences and ability to recognize and deal with the dynamics of a multicultural, multiethnic community will be assessed.
Letter grade only (A-F)

 

404. Arts and Values (3)
Prerequisite: Limited to Liberal Studies majors, who have completed all Area V Core requirements with a "C" or better grade, or consent of Chair.
Review, analysis, and assessment of K-8 California State Visual and Performing Arts Content Standards and Curriculum Frameworks. Relationship between arts criticism and various broader values (historical, social, aesthetic, ethical). Impact of religion, Enlightenment philosophy, modernism, and multiculturalism on the arts.
Letter grade only (A-F).

 

471. History/Social Science Content and Standards for Elementary Classrooms (3)
Prerequisite: Limited to Liberal Studies majors, who have completed all Area IV Core requirements with a “C” or better grade.
Review, analysis and assessment of K-8 California State History/Social Science Content Standards and Curriculum Frameworks. Student literacy in the social sciences. Integrates geographical and historical analysis of California, Early American and Pre-Modern World history within a global context.
Letter grade only (A-F).