El Camino’s liberal studies associate degree program starts you on a path to becoming an elementary school teacher. Courses prepare you for transfer to a bachelor’s degree program and a rewarding, in-demand career.
Our Liberal Studies Associate in Arts (AA) degree typically takes two years to complete.
Interested in making a difference in young lives? We can help you pursue a career in education.
A liberal studies degree at El Camino is designed to get you ready to transfer to a university and earn a multiple-subject teaching credential. It’s a great way to start your career as an elementary school teacher.
With this degree, you can complete the first two years of lower-division courses and up to 45 hours of the required fieldwork for your teaching credential.
As an El Camino liberal studies graduate, you’ll be ready to transfer to a four-year college or university bachelor’s degree teaching program. We’ll help you build the knowledge and skills needed to earn your teaching credential.
Gain hands-on career experience, learn about teaching careers, and practice skills in real-world settings.
Learn about course requirements and more for the Liberal Studies AA degree in El Camino’s online catalog.
Find semester-by-semester plans that chart your path to a Liberal Studies AA degree on El Camino’s Guided Pathways site.