Preliminary Teaching Credential Programs

Department: School of Teacher Education (STE)

The Multiple Subject Teaching Credential authorizes the holder to teach all subjects in a self-contained classroom, such as the classrooms in most elementary schools, in grades preschool, K–12, or in classes organized primarily for adults.

Advising

Advising for this program is offered in the College of Education Office of Student Services.  Walk-in and Group advising sessions are available. 
Go to the OSS Advising page

Department: School of Teacher Education (STE)

The Single Subject Teaching Credential authorizes the holder to teach the specific subject(s) named on the credential in departmentalized classes, such as those in most middle schools and high schools, in grades preschool, K–12, or in classes organized primarily for adults. Subjects: math, science, social science, English, art, music, P.E.

Advising

Advising for this program is offered in the College of Education Office of Student Services.  Walk-in and Group advising sessions are available.  
Go to the OSS Advising page

Department: Dual Language and English Learner Education (DLE)

The Multiple Subject Teaching Credential authorizes the holder to teach all subjects in a self-contained classroom, such as the classrooms in most elementary schools, in grades preschool, K–12, or in classes organized primarily for adults. In addition, the bilingual multiple subject credential holder can provide academic instructions in both English and Spanish.

Advising

Advising for this program is offered in the College of Education Office of Student Services.  Walk-in and Group advising sessions are available.  
Go to the OSS Advising page

Department: Dual Language and English Learner Education (DLE)

The Single Subject Bilingual Credential (Secondary Grades 6-12) is available for students interested in teaching in a bilingual Spanish middle or secondary school classroom in the candidate's subject major. Subjects: math, science, social science, English, Spanish, others.

Advising

Advising for this program is offered in the College of Education Office of Student Services.  Walk-in and Group advising sessions are available.  
Go to the OSS Advising page

Department: Special Education (SPED)

The Education Specialist Instruction Credential: Early Childhood Special Education authorizes the holder to conduct assessments, provide instruction, and special education-related services to children from birth through pre-kindergarten, with a primary disability of specific learning disabilities, mild/moderate mental retardation, traumatic brain injury, other health impairment, autism spectrum disorders, moderate/severe intellectual disability, deaf-blindness, serious emotional disturbance, and multiple disabilities.

Advising

Advising for this program is offered in the College of Education Office of Student Services.  Walk-in and Group advising sessions are available.  
Go to the OSS Advising page

Department: Special Education (SPED)

The Education Specialist Instruction Credential: Mild/Moderate Disabilities authorizes the holder to conduct assessments, provide instruction, and special education related services to individuals with a primary disability of specific learning disabilities, mild/moderate intellectual disability, other health impairment, emotional disturbance, and autism spectrum disorders within the disability area, in grades K–12 and in classes organized primarily for adults through age 22.

Advising

Advising for this program is offered in the College of Education Office of Student Services.  Walk-in and Group advising sessions are available.  
Go to the OSS Advising page

Department: Special Education (SPED)

The Education Specialist Instruction Credential: Moderate/Severe Disabilities authorizes the holder to conduct assessments, provide instruction, and special education related services to individuals with disability category includes autism; deaf-blindness; moderate to severe intellectual disabilities; multiple disabilities; serious emotional disturbance; and authorizes service in grades K–12 and in classes organized primarily for adults through age 22.

Advising

Advising for this program is offered in the College of Education Office of Student Services.  Walk-in and Group advising sessions are available.  
Go to the OSS Advising page