Prerequisites and Exit Requirements
These items are needed to complete the Cal State Apply application. Please view the program application for more details about these requirements.
- CBEST - Basic Skill Requirement
- CSET - Subject Matter Competency
- Certificate of Clearance
- TB Test
- Early Field Experience (30 hours)
Pedagogical and programmatic practices for addressing linguistic and academic needs of multilingual learners. Historical and theoretical foundations of bilingual education as related to bilingual and dual language programs to include instruction, curriculum, and assessment. Taught in Spanish and English.
Overview of cultural pluralism in education, industry, business, other institutions, and society at large.
Number sense, operation concepts, estimation, mental arithmetic, algorithms, problem solving, whole, rational, real numbers, ratio, and number theory. This course or its equivalent is required for students working toward a multiple subject credential in elementary education.
Oral, written, and communicative competencies in Spanish through practical experiences and study of sociopolitical and sociocultural contexts impacting bilingual learners in culturally and linguistically diverse communities. Not a requirement for Dual Language Partners.
Please view the Language and Cultural Competency section of the program application for more details about this requirement.
The following are not admission requirements, but they must be satisfied prior to being recommended for a Preliminary California Teaching Credential.
- Cal TPA (Teaching Performance Assessment)
- US Constitution
- CPR Certification (first aid adult, child, and infant)
- More about the credential program exit requirements