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CSU NORTHRIDGE

  • College of Science and Mathematics 

    • Four-Year Integrated Mathematics Subject Matter Program for the Single Subject Credential
      The Four-Year Integrated Mathematics (FYI-Math) teacher credential program is designed for students who are certain about their career choice. For admission, students must be eligible for a course in Basic Skills Written Communication and for MATH 150A, and they should see a teacher preparation or credential advisor in the Department of Mathematics. Upon entering the program in their freshman year, students are assigned to a cohort and for some courses must enroll in a section designated for that cohort.

    • Junior-Year Integrated Mathematics Subject Matter Program for the Single Subject Credential
      The Junior-Year Integrated Mathematics (JYI-Math) teacher credential program begins in the junior year for students who apply and have been accepted to the program. JYI-Math integrates undergraduate subject-matter knowledge with teacher education content and leads to both a B.A. degree in Mathematics and a Preliminary Single Subject Credential in Mathematics. For admission, students must be juniors who have completed (with sufficient grades) the lower division General Education requirements and the lower division core of the Math major. Applications to both the Department of Mathematics and the credential program are necessary.

Secondary Teaching
The Secondary Teaching option provides preparation for the student planning to teach mathematics at the secondary level. Students in this option may enroll in a post-baccalaureate teacher preparation program to earn a Preliminary Single Subject Credential in Mathematics.

 
 

CSU
DOMINGUEZ HILLS

  • College of Education

    • In the College of Education (COE) at California State University, Dominguez Hills, we prepare teachers, counselors, and school leaders who are committed to equity and racial justice. We believe that educators, in all roles, have the ability to improve the lives of children through greater access to educational opportunities. We are committed to preparing our students to become effective, impassioned collaborators in ensuring that every child has every opportunity to learn, to grow and to thrive.

  • Teacher Induction Program

    • The CSUDH College of Education Teacher Induction Program is designed for Multiple Subject, Single Subject, and/or Education Specialist teachers with CA Preliminary Credentials who seek a Commission-approved Induction program that will support and advance their professional knowledge, skills and abilities, beyond what was necessary for the preliminary credential, through the lens of the California Standards for the Teaching Profession.

  • Special Education Program

    • The Special Education Program is designed to meet the needs of college graduates who wish to pursue careers in Special Education by earning a preliminary credential, clear credential or an MA in Special Education.  Credential and master's level course work combine theory, methods, and field experiences to enrich candidates teaching practices and enhance professional expertise.

  • Liberal Studies Degree

    • The Liberal Studies Program at CSUDH is an interdisciplinary undergraduate major designed primarily for students who intend to become an elementary or special education teacher or to pursue related graduate work. Courses leading to the B.A. in Liberal Studies focus on the subject areas taught in elementary schools as well as professional preparation and early fieldwork.

  • Single Subject Credential Program

    • The Single Subject Program prepares candidates to complete their Preliminary Single Subject Credential authorizing them to teach a specific subject such as English or Math, typically in public middle and high school classrooms in California.

  • Multiple Subject Credential Program

    • The Multiple Subject Program prepares candidates to earn a Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential, authorizing them to teach in a self-contained public classroom, usually grades kindergarten through six.

  • College of Arts & Humanities

    • ​B.A. in English, Education Option

      • The English: Education option (56 units) provides students with a solid foundation in the study of literature and language along with training in pedagogy and a secondary field. Students who complete the coursework for the BA in English: Education will also be able to satisfy the requirements for the Subject Matter Preparation Program in English (SMPP) through a Field Experience opportunity and a portfolio and exit interview.

    • B.A. in History, History/Social Science Education Option

      • ​History students wishing to obtain the authorization in History/Social Science Single Subject Matter, in order to teach history and social science in junior high or high school, should declare this option as their major.

    • B.A. in Music, Music Education Option

      • ​This option is intended for students who wish to prepare for careers as music educators in grades K-12. Students who complete this degree option automatically meet the requirements for the California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET), which allows them to enter the Single Subject Credential program in the university's College of Education.

  • College of Health, Human Services, & Nursing

    • ​B.A. in Physical Education, Teaching Option

      • ​Teaching Option is designed to provide students with the essential skills and the comprehensive knowledge from multiple perspectives including biological and physical sciences, social and behavioral sciences, and humanities. As the central discipline of Physical Education is human movement, the goal of the program is to prepare the motivated professional physical educators who will lead diverse individuals and populations towards healthy life and wellbeing of humankind through promotion of lifelong participation and positive healthy practices.

  • Liberal Studies Program

    • B.A. in Liberal Studies, Liberal Arts Concentration
      The Liberal Studies Major aims to provide a rich liberal art educational experience through selected courses from a wide range of academic disciplines, while at the same time allowing students to select a field for in-depth study of their own interest.  The broad-based, interdisciplinary nature of Liberal Studies provides a solid well-rounded undergraduate educational experience, integrating knowledge from arts and humanities, social science, and natural sciences, with analytical and communication skills well suited for many careers and professions.

       

  • Department of Biological Sciences

    • B.A. in Biological Sciences, Biology Education Concentration
      Biologists must draw upon a wide variety of academic disciplines to make observations and form conclusions, and well-trained biologists have solid backgrounds in chemistry, mathematics, computer science, statistics, physics, and the humanities, as required by graduate programs and professional schools, to meet the demands of professions in the life sciences.

       

  • Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

    • B.A. in Biochemistry, Chemistry Education Concentration
      The Bachelor of Arts degree, major in Biochemistry with a concentration in Chemistry Education, is designed for students interested in a career teaching chemistry at the high school level, but also prepares students to work as biochemists in an industrial setting. This program will prepare graduates to enter a single subject credential program.

       

    • B.A. in Chemistry, Chemistry Education Concentration
      The Bachelor of Arts degree, major in Chemistry with a 14-unit concentration in Chemistry Education, is designed for students interested in a career teaching chemistry at the high school level, but also prepares students to work in the chemical industry. This program prepares graduates to enter a single subject credential program.

       

  • Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

    • B.A. in Geology, Geoscience Education Concentration
      The BA degree with the optional Geoscience Education concentration for 11 units prepares pre-service teachers for the four content domains in K-12 Earth Science: Geology, Atmospheric Science, Ocean Sciences, and Planetary Science.  In addition, these courses cover the content knowledge required to pass the Science CSET exams for credentialing; these exams are required to qualify for the Foundational Level Added Authorization in Science.

       

  • Single Subject Matter Preparation Program

    • Foundational-Level Mathematics

      • The CSUEB Single Subject Matter Program in Foundational Mathematics includes a variety of courses intended to prepare students for a career as a middle school mathematics teacher.  CSUEB’s  Single Subject Matter Preparation Program in Foundational Mathematics yields a State Board of Education approved certification.

    • Mathematics

      • The CSUEB Single Subject Matter Program in Mathematics includes a variety of courses intended to prepare students for a career as a high school mathematics teacher.  CSUEB’s  Single Subject Matter Preparation Program yields a State Board of Education approved certification. 

    • Physical Education
      • ​Physical education teacher education is a program housed in kinesiology and although credentialed teachers in the state of California are not required in public elementary schools, they are required in all public secondary schools. However, credentialed teachers in physical education are sought after in not only public schools (elementary and secondary), but also in some charter and private schools. This program strives to prepare students to be successful candidates as they seek out credential programs in order to teach physical education in the state of California.
    • Social Science

      • Students who successfully complete this program of study will be able to verify their subject matter competence as part of their teaching qualifications and will not be required to take the California Subject Examinations for Teachers for Social Science, also known as the CSET tests. A Single Subject Teaching Credential is required in addition to completion of this program for those wishing to teach in middle or high schools. This program has been approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC).

 

CSU EAST BAY

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  • Teaching Credentials

    • Elementary Education (Multiple Subject Credential)​

      • The Elementary Education Program includes the multiple subject teaching credential which authorizes its holders to teach in a self-contained classroom such as the classrooms in most elementary schools. In addition, the holder of a multiple subject teaching credential may serve in a core or team teaching setting. Students can earn a multiple subject teaching credential as undergraduate students through the ITEP program or as post-baccalaureate (graduate) students. Both credential pathways are designed for individuals who are interested in teaching in linguistically and culturally diverse elementary schools.

    • Secondary Education (Single Subject Credential)

      • The Secondary Education Teaching Internship Program, in conjunction with the Monterey County Office of Education, gives you the opportunity to earn your credential while teaching. This option is directed toward students who have had significant experience teaching in schools prior to enrolling in the program. In the internship program, students are hired by local districts and assume full responsibility for teaching. If you qualify to enter the Secondary Education Program and are hired by an approved site, a teacher from your school will be selected as a mentor to help you through the internship experience. The internship pathway can be completed in two years.

    • Special Education Teaching Credential

      • At CSUMB, you will be well prepared to meet the instructional and social needs of students with disabilities. Small class size and individual attention characterize the program. The Special Education Program at CSUMB offers the Preliminary Education Specialist Credentials in Mild to Moderate and Moderate to Severe Disabilities with the English Learner Authorization (ELA or CLAD) along with a Master of Arts in Education, emphasis in Special Education.

  • College of Education 

    • Minor in Education

      • The minor in education provides you an opportunity to study the field of education and gain insight to what it means to be a teacher in elementary, secondary, or special education, or to work with K-12 students in education-related professions such as a school psychologist or school counselor. It is particularly helpful to students who want to become middle or high school teachers and are majoring in subject matter preparation programs such as math, history, science, or English.

    • B.A. in Liberal Studies

      • This pathway is for the Liberal Studies BA degree only. Upon graduation, students on this pathway may pursue a credential at CSUMB or another institution.

    • B.A. in Liberal Studies and Credential Integrated Pathway

      • This pathway combines the requirements for the Liberal Studies degree and credential courses within one cohesive program that allows students to finish their BA and credential in less time. As such, please know that this option requires more units per semester, and requires students to commit to a prescribed course sequence with additional requirements.

 

CSU MONTEREY BAY

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  • School of Education

    • Single Subject Credential Program

      • This program leads to a Preliminary Single Subject Credential for teaching at the secondary school setting - middle or high school. Candidates may begin in fall or spring and participate in supervised teaching practice throughout northeastern California. Subject areas of Music, Art, and World Languages (Spanish) are fall start only.

    • Multiple Subject Credential Program

      • This program leads to a Preliminary Multiple Subject Credential (self-contained classroom setting - elementary school). Candidates may begin the program in fall or spring and participate in supervised teaching practice throughout northeastern California.

    • Education Specialist Credential Program

      • The Preliminary Education Specialist Credential Program, with authorizations for Mild/Moderate or Moderate/Severe Disabilities Extensive Support Needs, prepares future teachers to serve children, youth, and adults who have special learning or emotional needs. The Education Specialist Credential may be used in K-12 resource rooms, special day classes, or alternative settings.

 

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CSU FRESNO

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CSU FULLERTON