Undergraduate Multiple Subject Teacher Credential 

Required Courses

EDUG 401 Foundations of 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. Field experiences required with observations and reflections. Not open to students who have received credit for EDUC 501. 
Prerequisite: permission to enroll in Teacher Credential courses from the School of Education.

EDUG 411 Foundations of Literacies (3 Credits)

Examines the relationship between language, power, and signifying practice 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. 

EDUG 403 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. 
Prerequisites: EDUG 401 and permission from the School of Education.

EDUG 405 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. 
Prerequisites: EDUG 401 and permission from the School of Education.

EDUG 407 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. 
Prerequisites: EDUG 401 and permission from the School of Education.

EDUG 409 Multiple Subject Methods IV: Literacy and Assessment (3 Credits)

Enhances understanding of the theoretical frameworks and processes involved in elementary literacy instruction. Focuses on effective practices to promote literacy.

EDUG 452 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 fieldwork experience. Provides time for candidates to link theory to daily practice and prepares them for seeking a position in a school district. Not open to students who have received credit for EDUC 552. 
Prerequisite: permission from the School of Education.

EDUG 453A Student Teaching I (5 Credits)

Supervised classroom experiences in Pre–K through grade 12. Full-day student teaching required for one semester, constituting a fulltime job. Student teaching placements are arranged prior to student teaching by the Director of Fieldwork Experiences. EDUG 453A must be scheduled concurrently with EDUG 452 Teaching Seminar. Not open to students who have received credit for EDUC 553A. 
Prerequisite: permission from the School of Education. 

EDUG 453B Student Teaching II (5 Credits)

Supervised classroom experiences in Pre–K through grade 12. Full-day student teaching required for one semester, constituting a full-time job. Credit for both 453A and 453B precedes recommendation for a multiple or single subject credential. Student teaching placements are arranged prior to student teaching by the Director of Fieldwork Experiences. Not open to students who have received credit for EDUC 553B. 
Prerequisite: permission from the School of Education. 
Corequisite: Must be taken concurrently with EDUG 452.

Undergraduate students are not eligible for internships.