Liberal Studies: Teacher Preparation - AA
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What Berkeley City College says about their program:
"Associate in Arts Degree in Liberal Studies Teacher Preparation (A.A.) is designed to prepare students to transfer to a four-year institution for completion of a baccalaureate degree in Liberal Studies if interested in teaching at an elementary school (grades TK-8). This program also prepares students to qualify for the California Child Development Permit with a School-age Emphasis, which authorizes work in the instruction of children in before-school, after-school, and other school age or publicly funded programs."
We will guide you through the application procedure; please see the details below.
- Application form
- Bank statement
- Diploma(s) and transcript(s)
- Medical examination form
- Passport bio page
- Affidavit of support (Form I-134)
- English proficiency score (optional)
- Guided self-placement (GSP)
Fees and funding
- Undergraduate tuition - $7,950 / year
Bowles Scholars Award
This scholarship is in honor of Catherine Janes Bowles, M.A., and Judge George Bowles, J.D., and is sponsored by Dr. Gloria Bowles, Ph.D., founding coordinator of the women’s studies program at UC Berkeley, to address in a modest way growing inequality.
This is a $1,000 scholarship award. This scholarship is intended to be awarded to part-time Berkeley City College students who have completed a minimum of 15 units, have a cumulative 3.0 or higher GPA, and appear committed to completing their degrees.
Georgia Runge-Smith Memorial Scholarship
Named in memory of Georgia Runge-Smith, a graduate of the California Community College system, this scholarship is a tribute to her commitment to youth and education.
This is a $250 scholarship offered in the Spring. This scholarship is open to all students at the Peralta Colleges(Berkeley City College, College of Alameda, Laney College, Merritt College) regardless of program or major. Qualified students need to have a 2.5 GPA or greater, demonstrate financial need, and must have a goal of transferring to a four-year institution for further study.
John & Deborah Tunis Scholarship - BCC
This is an up to $500 scholarship awarded once a year in the Spring. This scholarship is intended to be awarded to a female student who demonstrates financial need and academic potential in her career and degree in one of four categories; math/science, business/industry, health sciences, or vocational education.
PACLA Scholarship - BCC
This is a $500 scholarship awarded once a year in the Spring to two students. This scholarship is intended to be awarded to a Chicano/Latino student enrolled at Berkeley City College. Preference will be given to, but not limited to AB540 students.
Visa requirements for Berkeley City College
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