The ITEP-Freshman Option prepares everything you need to become a successful and a great elementary teacher, providing you with awesome professors and even unforgettable experiences in elementary classrooms. -- Christopher Suh (2010 Cohort)
We are proud of the Liberal Studies Integrated Teacher Education Program (ITEP) – Freshman Option. Qualifying students who commit to this option can complete their Bachelor’s degree and Preliminary Multiple Subject Credential in 4 years. To find out more, click here.
"With nearly 39,000 students, CSUN is one of the largest campuses in the country. CSUN awards more teaching credentials than any other public institution." - 20th Anniversary of Northridge Earthquake Commemorated at CSUN (CSUN Today, January 17, 2014)
About Our Majors
The Liberal Studies Program is an interdisciplinary major which offers a degree program under the College of Humanities leading to a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies. The Liberal Studies major is designed to provide a broad, undergraduate liberal arts education, with a balance among the language arts, natural sciences and mathematics, humanities, visual and performing arts, and social sciences.
A welcome message from our Interim Director, Dr. Ranita Chatterjee: