CAS 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.  

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 Foundations of Learning (EDUG 401) before the School of Education admission process. Students need to contact the School of Education Graduate and Professional Enrollment team to discuss the application process and the best credential program pathway.

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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 Foundations of Learning (EDUG 401) before the School of Education admission process. Students need to contact the School of Education Graduate and Professional Enrollment team to discuss the application process and the best credential program pathway.

ADMISSION 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 a 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 the 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

GRADUATE AND PROFESSIONAL ENROLLMENT

Students need to contact the Graduate and Professional Enrollment Team to discuss the application process. 

Applicants with last names that begin A-J, contact Chardae Walker.

chardae_walker@redlands.edu or 909-748-8811 

Applicants with last names that begin K-R, contact Adrianna Rascon.

-  adrianna_rascon@redlands.edu or 909-748-8809

Applicants with last names that begin S-Z, contact Tasia Eraseren.

tasia_eraseren@redlands.edu or 909-748-6350

 

Academic Planning

Students from the College of Arts and Sciences will work in collaboration with their CAS advisor to customize an academic plan. Pathways provided by the School of Education are suggested schedules. 

CAS 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 the teaching seminar and student teaching (EDUG 452 & EDUG 453A/B).  

Multiple Subject CAS Pathway

Single Subject CAS Pathway

Single Subject CAS School of Music Pathway

Subject Matter Competency (CSET exams)

All teacher candidates in California must demonstrate competency in the subject matter area in which they will be authorized to teach. Subject matter competency must be met in order to apply to be a student teacher. It can be met by waiver program or examination.

Waiver Progam (School of Music) 

The University of Redlands has a waiver program through the School of Music. If you want to teach music, completion of the Music Education major will take the place of the Music CSET exams. 

Examination (CSET)

The California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET) is a series of subject matter examinations for prospective teachers to meet the subject matter competence requirement by taking examinations. Computer-based CSET exams are available year-round by appointment. See scheduling CSET information
 
 
 
Subject matter competency is an admissions requirement to the School of Education. Student can show evidence of registration for the exam(s) in their application however they pass the exam(s) in order to apply for student teaching.

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 information on the Preliminary Credential recommendation process and all requirements for credentials, please refer to the Pathway to Credentialing.  

 

Music Education Undergraduate Students

Students in the Bachelor of Music, Music Education program participate in a subject matter competency waiver program through undergraduate coursework. That is, they are not required to take the California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET). 

School of Music students will be required to provide the following, in addition to requirements listed above. 

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION ADMISSON REQUIREMENTS

Evidence of enrollment in a subject matter competency program. School of Music students are required to request a letter from the Director of the School of Music stating your progress toward the BM in Music Education.

STUDENT TEACHING REQUIREMENTS

Evidence of subject matter competency. School of Music students are required to submit evidence of subject-matter competency via a subject-matter waiver letter issued by the Director of the School of Music. 

Undergraduate School of Music Pathway

Learn more about the Music Education undergraduate program 

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