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. The following programs are not degree programs; they are intended to meet the subject matter requirements as part of the teacher credentialing process. Students should consult with a Natural Science program adviser 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 Science (72 or 74 units)
Core Requirements (48 or 50 units)
Same as core requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree in Natural Science, Teaching Option, except that NATS 3980 is not required and NATS 4950 replaces NATS 4960.
Select upper division electives with advisor approval from the following list. Must include one PHYS lab course. A maximum of two MATH courses is allowed. A maximum of 3 units of directed study is allowed.