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What major is best to choose for college students hoping to teach?

I want to teach 1st and 2nd grade and then after a while maybe High School, special education and Dance Team... I am currently majoring in Child Development... The school I will transfer to (CSUCI aka CSUChannel Islands, here in California) offers both Early Childhood Studies and Liberal Studies for students going into teaching... Some say I should stick with Child development, and some say Liberal Studies. I don't know which one is better for me. Even though I have done my research, I still can't figure this out. Any help here? And also, I would like to know, does anyone know this answer... Can you transfer before you get 60 units and continue your education at a four year college or is it required to get 60 units and sometimes plus to transfer? No one seems to know this... :o) Thanks a ton!

Asked By: REAL Blond - 10/13/2007
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If you are currently at a community college and the four-year college you are aspiring to attend has an agreement with the c.c., get your A.A. there. The agreement means that the 4-year college will accept your A.A. and not make you take other general studies classes that they require of their own lower level students... More
Answered By: kindergranny - 10/13/2007
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if you want to go on to teaching highschool as well as 1st and 2nd grade, i would do liberal studies. maybe you could do an early childhood minor... More
Answered By: Emily L - 10/13/2007
 
It all depends on what you want to teach. for elementary liberal studies is the best. For 6th and up pick one subject and focus on that. I did liberal studies with a minor in math so that I could teach middle school. Now a days you can get a BA or BS in anything as long as you can pass the test and get into a good... More
Answered By: Rebecca S - 10/13/2007
 
I agree with the first person to answer. Look into liberal studies with an ece minor. If you are thinking about special ed... do it! It pretty much guarantees you a job (at least in MI and out here there are not many teaching jobs to pick from). Best of luck to you... More
Answered By: heysifti - 10/13/2007
 
Math and science If you want to negotiate a good salery. Chemistry and Physics is always hard to find.
Answered By: kentchemistry.com - 10/13/2007
 
I'm going to tackle the SPED issue. I had a professor tell us this story and it goes something like this... More
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Answered By: John - 10/15/2007
 
i dnt know.
Answered By: Mafia M - 10/17/2007
 
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