Hutchins School Admissions

Are you an incoming first-year student?

Ready to apply? Once you have reviewed the admissions requirements, apply online at Cal State Apply. Please Note: The Cal State Apply application system works best when using the Google Chrome web browser.

  • In CSU Apply, indicate on your Sonoma State application that you would like:
    •  Liberal Studies -- General (for Track I and Track II majors), 
    • Liberal Studies Hutchins - Blended Elem. Teacher Ed + Credentia​l (Track III).

Are you a transfer student? 

  • In CSU Apply, indicate on your Sonoma State application that you would like 
    • Liberal Studies -- General (for Track I and Track II majors), 
    • Liberal Studies Hutchins - Blended Elem. Teacher Ed + Credentia​l (Track III).
  • Complete basic CSU transfer requirements: 60 CSU transferable units. Complete GE Area A1 Oral communication (Speech), GE Area A2 Written Communication (English Composition), A3 Critical Thinking and B4 Math completed with a C- or better.
  • Transfer students applying to the Track III Blended program must have completed an AAT-Elementary Education or 60 units of relevant teacher preparation coursework and maintain a 3.0 GPA for admission to the EDMS credential program during their first year at SSU. Track III Blended transfer cohorts start in their pathway in the fall semester.

Are you a current SSU Student?

  • Any SSU student can major in our programs!” 
  • Math 150 or 150B is recommended for GE area B4 if you will be an elementary teacher preparation major.
  • Complete change of major form online. 
  • Current SSU applicants can join Track I Interdisciplinary Studies or Track II Elementary Teacher Preparation Pre-Credential major concentrations at anytime. 
  • Contact the Hutchins Department if you are interested in the Track III Blended LIBS BA + Multiple Subject Teaching Credential Program to find out if you have taken the appropriate coursework to be able to join this intensive, accelerated pathway.