Program Overview

Course Requirements for Preliminary Single Subject Credential (61 Quarter Units Total)

Phase 1 - Prerequisites

Course Number Course Name Units
TED 405 Introduction to Contemporary Schooling (15 hours observation) 4 Units
GED 400/400L Foundation of Educational Computer Literacy 3, 1 Units
TED 406 Educational Psychology (15 hours participation) 4 Units
TED 407 Education in a Diverse Society (15 hours observation and participation) 4 Units
Subtotal: 16 Units

If you receive Financial Aid and require a minimum of 12 units each quarter, it is suggested you take the following 2 courses during Phase 3 or 4. However, these courses may be taken at any time. 

Course Number Course Name Units
EDS 403 Introduction to Special Education (15 hours observation) 4 Units
KIN 441 Health Issues in Schools 3 Units
Subtotal: 7 Units

Phase 2 - Core Courses

THE FOLLOWING COURSES ARE RESTRICTED AND CAN ONLY BE TAKEN AFTER SUCCESSFUL APPLICATION AND APPROVAL INTO THE CREDENTIAL PROGRAM.

Course Number Course Name Units
TED 446 Planning and Presentation in the Secondary Classroom (TPA Task 1) 4 Units
TED 432 Secondary Reading and Literacy (20 hours observation & TPA Task 2) 4 Units
TED 434 Secondary Curriculum and Methods (Offered Fall only) 4 Units
TED 442 Secondary Writing and Literacy 4 Units
Subtotal: 16 Units

Phase 3 – Clinical Practice 1: These courses MUST be taken concurrently

Course Number Course Name Units
TED 435 Secondary Clinical Practice 8 Units
TED 436 Seminar 1 Unit
TED 440 Teaching Performance Assessment (TPA Task 3) 2 Units
Subtotal: 11 Units

Phase 4 – Clinical Practice 2: These courses MUST be taken concurrently

Course Number Course Name Units
TED 437 Secondary Clinical Practice II 8 Units
TED 438 Seminar II 1 Unit
TED 441 Teaching Performance Assessment (TPA Task 4) 2 Units
Subtotal: 11 Units

Additional Credential Requirements

U.S. Constitution Requirement Completion of a course with a "C" or better (at least two semester units or three quarter units) in the provisions and principles of the United States Constitution or equivalent test. High School courses do not satisfy this requirement. U.S. Constitution must be met at time of applying for the Single Subject Teaching credential. Contact the Credential Analyst for course equivalencies.