Liberal Studies Dual Degree/ Dual Teacher Preparation

We offer a program unique to the Bay Area and it only takes five years of study! A combination of courses – across three programs provides a comprehensive theoretical and practical professional preparation for teaching elementary and Special Education students.

The Liberal Studies,the Special Education, and the Master of Science in Education Programs are announcing a Dual Degree/Dual Teacher Preparation Program option. Enrolling in this option leads to both a BA in Liberal Studies and MS in Education degree as well as a Preliminary Multiple Subject and Preliminary Education Specialist Mild/Moderate credential.

The Dual/Dual option combines courses so that there is flexibility for both academic concentrations and course sequencing. The undergraduate Capstone and the graduate Thesis provide opportunities for in-depth study. Upon completion of the Dual/Dual program, graduates will leave Dominican with two degrees, a BA and an MS and two teaching credentials. The course of study encompasses five academic years and two summers.

Dual Degree/Dual Preliminary Credential Course Sequence