Multiple Subject Teacher Credential

Required Courses

Required courses consist of EDUC 501 - EDUC 552 and include Student Teaching EDUC 553A and EDUC 553B, with the option of EDUC 5554 Internship. Please speak to an advisor regarding internship option requirements. 

EDUC 501 Foundations in Learning (3 Credits)

Introduction to the field of education—its history, philosophy, sociocultural context, diversity, pedagogy, educational psychology, legal issues, and educational reform. Integrates traditional educational thinking with culturally relevant perspectives and current research practices. Equivalent to EDUG 401/401N. 
Prerequisite: permission to enroll in Teacher Credential courses from the School of Education.

EDUC 511 Foundations of Literacies (3 Credits)

Examines the relationship between language, power, and signifying practices from the perspective that literacies are multiple, distinctive, situated social practices. Considers the role of oral language, critical literacy, and situated literacy in a linguistically and culturally diverse society. 

EDUC 503 Multiple Subject Methods I: STEM Methods (3 Credits)

Focuses on pedagogical content knowledge and instructional methods in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), and related content. Models project and problem-based learning incorporating digital resources with an emphasis on promoting research-based strategies. Equivalent to EDUG 403/403N. 
Prerequisites: EDUC 501. 

EDUC 505 Multiple Subject Methods II: English Language Arts (3 Credits)

Examines the relationship between language, power, and signifying practices from the perspective that literacies are multiple, distinctive, situated social practices. Considers the role of oral language, critical literacy, and situated literacy in a linguistically and culturally diverse society. Equivalent to EDUG 405/405N. 
Prerequisites: EDUC 501 and EDUC 503. 

EDUC 507 Multiple Subject Methods III: Multicultural Social Studies (3 Credits)

Evidence-based strategies for planning, implementing, and assessing K-8 history-social science curriculum. Emphasis on developing analytic thinking skills while providing insights into historical periods and cultures. Focuses on critical educational perspectives, comprehension, and creation of complex relevant texts, and integration of diverse media and technology in classrooms. Equivalent to EDUG 407/407N.
Prerequisites: EDUC 501, EDUC 503, and EDUC 505. 

EDUC 509 Multiple Subject Methods IV: Literacy and Assessment (3 Credits)

K-8 curriculum development, assessment strategies and literacy instruction. Emphasis on the study and design of research-based assessment and instruction to support the needs of all learners. 
Prerequisites: EDUC 501, EDUC 503, EDUC 505, and EDUC 507. 

EDUC 552 Teaching Seminar (3 Credits)

Culmination of the Teacher Credential Program. Consists of a series of topics designed to further develop candidates’ professional preparation. Serves also as a summary of course and field experience. Provides time for candidates to link theory to daily practice and prepares them for seeking a position in a school district. Equivalent to EDUG 452. 
Prerequisites for Single Subject: EDUC 501, EDUC 502, EDUC 504, EDUC 506, EDUC 508, TPA I and TPA II passed, and all CSETs passed. 
Prerequisites for Multiple Subject: EDUC 501, EDUC 503, EDUC 505, EDUC 507, EDUC 509, TPA I and TPA II passed, and all CSETs passed. 
Co-requisite: EDUC 553A and EDUC 553B (or EDUC 554).

EDUC 553A Student Teaching I (5 Credits)

Supervised classroom experiences in Pre–K through grade 12. Full-day student teaching required for seven weeks, constituting a fulltime job. Student teaching placements are arranged prior to student teaching by the Director of Field Experiences. Equivalent to EDUG 453A. 
Prerequisites for Single Subject: EDUC 501, EDUC 502, EDUC 504, EDUC 506, EDUC 508, TPA I and TPA II passed, and all CSETs passed. 
Prerequisites for Multiple Subject: EDUC 501, EDUC 503, EDUC 505, EDUC 507, EDUC 509, TPA I and TPA II passed, and all CSETs passed. 
Co-requisite: EDUC 552.

EDUC 553B Student Teaching II (5 Credits)

Supervised classroom experiences in Pre–K through grade 12. Full-day student teaching required for seven weeks, constituting a full-time job. Credit for both EDUC 553A and 553B precedes recommendation for a multiple or single subject credential. Student teaching placements are arranged prior to student teaching by the Director of Field Experiences. Equivalent to EDUG 453B. 
Prerequisites for Single Subject: EDUC 501, EDUC 502, EDUC 504, EDUC 506, EDUC 508, EDUC 553A, TPA I and TPA II passed, and all CSETs passed. 
Prerequisites for Multiple Subject: EDUC 501, EDUC 503, EDUC 505, EDUC 507, EDUC 509, EDUC 553A, TPA I and TPA II passed, and all CSETs passed. 
Co-requisite: must be taken with the second half of EDUC 552 Teaching Seminar.

EDUC 554 Internship (13 Credits)

The Internship Program is an eighteen-week placement, supervised weekly in a public school classroom. Open for application to those who have earned a bachelor’s degree and have passed both the CBEST and the applicable CSET or an approved waiver program. Separate internship application required. 
Prerequisites for Single Subject: EDUC 501, EDUC 502, EDUC 504, EDUC 506, EDUC 508, TPA I and TPA II passed, and all CSETs passed. 
Prerequisites for Multiple Subject: EDUC 501, EDUC 503, EDUC 505, EDUC 507, EDUC 509, TPA I and TPA II passed, and all CSETs passed.
Co-requisite: EDUC 552.