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Initial Teaching Credential Programs Admissions

Prerequisite Coursework

Applicants to Initial Teaching Credential Programs (Multiple and Single Subject Credentials) must complete three prerequisite courses in order to be eligible for admission and enrollment. However, the courses can be in progress at the time of application.

EDUC 350  Foundations of Teaching as a Profession
This course serves as an orientation to careers in education.  During this course, students participate in 45 hours of supervised fieldwork assignments in public classroom settings.

EDUC 364  The Role of Cultural Diversity in Schooling
Principles of first and second language acquisition (e.g., historical and current theories, psychology, sociocultural, political, and pedagogical factors) and issues related to notions of culture, interaction, and communication in school and community contexts (e.g., the nature of culture, manifestations of cultural contact, and cultural diversity in the United States and in California) within a theoretical and applied context.

EDUC 422  Technology Tools for Teaching and Learning
Focuses on knowledge and skills necessary to apply education oriented productivity tools, graphic organizers, database and spreadsheets, presentation tools, school-appropriate multimedia tools, and communication tools.



Application Deadlines to Apply for Fall 2020

Initial Credential Programs 
Fall Admissions is now open from October 1, 2019 - March 1, 2020. 

Concurrent - Multiple Subject Education Specialist
October 1, 2019 - May 8, 2020.

Add-On Education Specialist* 
October 1, 2019 - May 8, 2020.

*For those who want to apply for the Add-On Education Specialist program, please contact Andi Shibata (760) 750-4292.