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University Catalog 2013-2014 (ARCHIVED CATALOG) 
University Catalog 2013-2014 (ARCHIVED CATALOG) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Natural Science Subject Matter Program

For students who already possess a bachelor’s degree, the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing has approved the following program as satisfying the subject matter requirements of the Single Subject teaching credential in Science. Students should consult with a Natural Science program adviser (in one of the following departments: Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry, or Geological Sciences) and with a credential adviser in the Charter College of Education. Refer to the Charter College of Education  section for regulations governing all teaching credential programs.

Single Subject Credential in Natural Science (105-108 units)

Core Requirements (66 or 69 units)

Same as core requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree in Natural Science, Traditional Option, except that NATS398 is not required.

Capstone Course (4 units)

Select One Emphasis

Biology Emphasis (36 units)

Chemistry Emphasis (38 units)

Geoscience Emphasis (36 units)

Physics Emphasis (32 units)

Electives (16 units)

Upper division courses selected with adviser approval. Please refer to department sections for course descriptions.