Teacher Preparation

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The Teacher Preparation concentration provides coursework that meets the equivalent of Element Subject Matter competency, a pathway to the multiple subject credential to teach in elementary schools. Shifting demographics, the statewide teacher shortage and demand for coursework reflecting the diversity of our population have made it imperative to integrate ethnic studies coursework and pedagogy into our program.

Catalog, 2022-23

TEACHER PREPARATION ROADMAP

The Teacher Preparation concentration is 25-26 units. Students must complete the following coursework as outlined below:

Students must take all of the following courses for 16 units:

Students must take one (1) of the following courses for 3 units:

 Students must take one (1) of the following courses for 3-4 units:

Students must take one (1) of the following courses for 3 units:

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Liberal Studies Major Requirements (71-80 units)

Liberal Studies majors must complete the following core coursework as outlined. Please note that the core requirements also satisfy the upper-division GE requirements in areas C4, D4, and B6.

Liberal Studies Courses

Students must take both of the following courses:

Humanities Courses

Students must take all of the following courses:

English, Math, and Expressive Basic Skills Courses

Students must take all of the following courses:

Students must take one (1) of the following courses:
Social Science, Natural Science, and Critical Thinking Integration Courses 

Students must take all of the following courses:

Students must take one (1) of the following courses:

Human Development and Social Context Courses 

Students must take both of the following courses: