The major in liberal studies provides students extended breadth and integration across the content areas of English/language arts, humanities/social sciences, mathematics, and the natural sciences. The general capacities of the students are developed through a comprehensive educational experience. Their studies acquaint them with the major areas of knowledge and provide them with planned opportunities for personal, social, and ethical development.
The major is strongly recommended for all students seeking elementary teacher licensure. Students with this major must also complete the Professional Studies component and satisfy all requirements for Virginia Elementary Education preK-6 licensure.
Currently enrolled students can access degree requirements on the Students tab on the portal under the Major and Minor Declarations link and others can