Undergraduate Teacher Credential Program 

The School of Education offers both the Multiple Subject (elementary school) and Single Subject (secondary, including middle and high school) Teacher Credential Programs. The programs are accredited by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.  

 

Applying to the School of Education

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS 

Students from the College of Arts and Sciences interested in earning a teaching credential must apply to the School of Education. Undergraduate students can enroll in both Child Development (EDUG 331) and Educational Foundations (EDUG 401) before the School of Education admission process. Students need to contact an enrollment counselor to discuss the best credential program pathway.

ADMISSON REQUIREMENTS

Completed application

Cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher

Evidence of negative TB test result within the last 2 years

Evidence of Certificate of Clearance 

Meet the Basic Skills Requirement

Evidence of subject matter competency. Completion of waiver program or passage of CSET (Equivalency is determined by CTC). May show evidence of registration for the exam for application purposes, but will need to pass exam before student teaching.

Evidence of 50 hours of observation or work with children, preferably in a public school setting or equivalent.

Completion of Child Development (EDUG 331)

Two recommendations from professionals who know the applicant’s capacity for academic work

 

Admission decisions are made by the Departmental Admissions Committee

Academic Planning

Students from the College of Arts and Sciences will work in collaboration with their CAS advisor and their School of Education advisor to customize an academic plan. Pathways provided by the School of Education are suggested schedules. Students may take foundations and methods courses in any order prior to student-teaching. 

Term

Coursework (Units)

Student Teaching

Courses offered in fall

EDUG 401 or EDUG 401N Foundations of Learning (3) 

EDUG 402  or EDUG 402N Single Subject Methods I : Critical Pedagogy and Instructional Design (3)

EDUG 403  or EDUG 403N Multiple Subjects Methods I: STEM Methods (3)

EDUG 404 or EDUG 404N Single Subject Methods II:  Literacies for Diverse Learners (3)

EDUG 405 or EDUG 405N Multiple Subjects Methods II: English Language Arts (3)

 

The following courses are only available at night. Please check Student Planning for exact times. 

 

EDUG 406N Single Subject Methods III: Content Area Teaching (3)

EDUG 407N Multiple Subject Methods III: Multicultural Social Studies (3)

EDUG 408N Single Subject Methods IV: Content Area Literacy and Assessment (3)

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

EDUG 452 Foundations of Teaching: Teaching Seminar (3)

EDUG 453A Student Teaching I (5) 

EDUG 453B Student Teaching II (5) 

Courses offered in spring

EDUG 401 or EDUG 401N Foundations of Learning (3) 

EDUG 402  or EDUG 402N Single Subject Methods I : Critical Pedagogy and Instructional Design (3)

EDUG 403  or EDUG 403N Multiple Subjects Methods I: STEM Methods (3)

EDUG 404 or EDUG 404N Single Subject Methods II:  Literacies for Diverse Learners (3)

EDUG 405 or EDUG 405N Multiple Subjects Methods II: English Language Arts (3)

 

The following courses are only available at night. Please check Student Planning for exact times. 

 

EDUG 406N Single Subject Methods III: Content Area Teaching (3)

EDUG 407N Multiple Subject Methods III: Multicultural Social Studies (3)

EDUG 408N Single Subject Methods IV: Content Area Literacy and Assessment (3)

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

EDUG 452 Foundations of Teaching: Teaching Seminar (3)

EDUG 453A Student Teaching I (5) 

EDUG 453B Student Teaching II (5) 

*N=night courses

Pathways

Pathways provided by the School of Education are suggested schedules. Students may take foundations and methods (EDUG 401-411) courses in any order prior to student-teaching (EDUG 452 & 453). 

Multiple Subject CAS Pathways

Single Subject CAS Pathways

Additional Requirements for Credentials

To be eligible to be recommended for the Preliminary Teaching Credential candidates must meet the U.S. Constitution requirement. Introduction to American Politics (POLI 111) or American History to 1877 (HIST 121), in the College of Arts and Sciences, or their equivalents, satisfy the requirement.

For additional details please refer to the Pathway to Credentialing.  

 

Master of Arts in Education

Undergraduate students at the University of Redlands can complete up to 18 credit hours of degree work toward a teaching credential or Master of Arts in Education, Learning and Teaching as undergraduates. Students who wish to pursue a master's degree must apply to the School of Education. 

This pathway to a profession in education helps to create a professional path to being a teacher for those undergraduates who have identified education as their passion early in their college experience.

Educational Foundations course transfers:

EDUG 401 or EDUG 401N (3) transfers to MALT 601


EDUG 411 or EDUG 411N (3) transfers to MALT 611


Multiple Subject Undergraduate course transfers:

EDUG 403 or EDUG 403N (3) transfers to MALT 603


EDUG 405 or EDUG 405N (3) transfers to MALT 605 

EDUG 407 or EDUG 407N (3) transfers to MALT 607

EDUG 409 or EDUG 409N (3) transfers to MALT 609 

Single Subject Undergraduate course transfers:

EDUG 402 or EDUG 402N (3) transfers to MALT 602


EDUG 404 or EDUG 404N (3) transfers to MALT 604 

EDUG 406 or EDUG 406N (3) transfers to MALT 606

EDUG 408 or EDUG 408N (3) transfers to MALT 608 

Student teaching must be completed at the graduate level

Master of Arts in Education, Learning and Teaching