Teacher Preparation Advising Center (TPAC)
Welcome to the Beach!
Fall 2015 Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-12:00pm & 1:00pm-5:00pm (closed form 12-1 for lunch)
The Teacher Preparation Advising Center will be closed on the following dates:
Monday September 6th - Labor Day Holiday
Interested in becoming a teacher but don't know where to begin? The Teacher Preparation Advising Center (TPAC) at Cal State Long Beach can help! We offer pre-program and In-program advising and information for the Liberal Studies Bachelors Degree as well as the Multiple Subject (elementary teaching), Single Subject (middle and high school teaching) and Education Specialist (special education) credential programs. Walk-in advising is available for all programs. Click here for Credential Program Walk-in hours. Click here for Liberal Studies Walk-in hours.
We are located in EED - 67 (formerly ED1-67) in the College of Education south of the Campus Library. Some of our other services include:
- General Academic information about California teaching credential programs, College and University policy
- Referrals for questions best answered by other College offices, University Offices, departments, programs or faculty advisors
Liberal Studies Program Contact Information:
Bachelor Degree in Liberal Studies
Bachelors Degree in Liberal Studies, Preliminary Multiple Subject Credential & Preliminary Education Specialist Credential
For Liberal Studies walk-in advising hours, click here.
Teaching Credential Program Contact Information:
Middle and High School Teaching
Elementary School Teaching
Special Education Teaching (Kindergarten through Age 22)
Walk-in advising is available for current and prospective students that want information on or have questions regarding the Credential Programs. If you are a Liberal Studies student and would like to speak with a Liberal Studies advisor regarding your bachelors degree requirements, please check the Liberal Studies website for their walk-in hours.
Walk-in Advising is now available Monday-Friday from 9am-11:30am & 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Hours are subject to change. It is suggested that you contact TPAC at 562-985-1105 to verify hours prior to coming to campus for advising. It is also highly recommended that you attend a program information meeting prior to coming in for advising. See the individual program websites listed above for Information Meeting dates and times.
CSULB Credential Programs are accredited by:
College of Education
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