Jan 26, 2020  
University Catalog 2011-2012 (ARCHIVED) 
    
University Catalog 2011-2012 (ARCHIVED) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Elementary Teaching Multiple Subject Credential


The teaching credential with authorization in multiple subject instruction qualifies holders to teach in any self-contained classroom, preschool or kindergarten, grades 1 through 12, or in classes organized primarily for adults.

Requirements for Preliminary Credentials


Applicants must satisfy the following criteria to qualify for the University-recommended credential:

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Passing score on CBEST.
  • Formal admission to credential program, including attaining a GPA of 2.75 in the last 90 quarter units of coursework, fulfilling all EDCI 300  requirements, EDFN 413  or its equivalent, PH 457  and the professional education requirements listed below. See Admission to Credential Programs  and Directed Teaching information .
  • Verification of completion of a Commission-approved subject matter program (see listings in Undergraduate Study  section) or passing score on the California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET), and verification of subject matter competence by subject-area department.
  • Pass UNIV 400 , the Writing Proficiency Examination (WPE), or acceptable alternative by petition.
  • Fulfillment of U.S. Constitution requirement.
  • Pass Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA).
  • Pass the Teaching Performance Assessment (TPA)
  • Complete cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training

Internship Credential Requirements


The internship credential program is designed for individuals who are employed as full-time teachers by cooperating school districts, have fulfilled all district and University prerequisites, and have been recommended by the district. The credential is issued for a two-year period during which candidates must fulfill all requirements for the preliminary credential.

Preliminary Internship Credential Requirements


Applicants must satisfy the following criteria to qualify for the University-recommended internship credential.

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Job offer from a cooperating school district.
  • Passing score on the CBEST.
  • Formal admission to credential program including fulfilling all EDCI 300  requirements, EDFN 413  or its equivalent, PH 457  and the Professional Education requirements listed below.
  • Verification of completion of a Commission-approved elementary subject matter program (see listings in Undergraduate Study ) or passing score on all sections of the California Subject matter Examination for
  • Teachers)(CSET)
  • Pass UNIV 400 , the Writing Proficiency Examination (WPE) or acceptable alternative by petition.
  • Satisfy the U.S. Constitution requirement.
  • California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET)
  • Complete cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training

Requirements for the Preliminary Internship Credential