Coursework for the Multiple Subjects Credential

Students seeking a Multiple Subject Credential must complete the following courses:

­­­15 Courses
45 units with a minimum GPA of 3.00 in all credential coursework

Foundational Courses

  • EDTE 3000 Intro to Education (3)
  • EDTE 3308 Sociocultural Foundations of Education (online) (3)
  • EDTE 4100 Teaching English Learners & Special Populations (3+1)
  • EDTE 4200 Technology for Educators (3)

Stage I

  • EDEL 5100 Literacy & the Arts for Diverse Learners (3+1)
  • EDEL 5200 Math Methods & Assessment (3+1)
  • EDEL 5300 Classroom Management & Differentiated Instruction (3+1)
  • EDTE 4310 TPA 1 Subject Specific Pedagogy (1)
  • EDTE 4320 TPA 2 Designing Instruction (1)

*Fieldwork - 1 day per week (7 weeks primary, 7 weeks intermediate)

Stage II

  • EDEL 5400 Literacy & Social Studies for Diverse Classroom II (3+1)
  • EDEL 5500 Science Methods & Assessment (3+1)
  • EDEL 465 Social Studies Methods/Assessment (3+1)
  • EDTE 4330 TPA 3 Assessing Learning (1)
  • EDTE 4340 TPA 4 Culminating Teaching Experience (1)
  • EDEL 5800 Multiple Submect Supervised Fieldwork (non-interns) (8) or
  • EDTE 5800 Intern Supervised Fieldwork (interns only, required to enroll each semester) (5)

*Fieldwork - 1 day per week for 1st 5 weeks and a full day of co-teaching for last 10 weeks.

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Department of Teacher Education

California State University, Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA 93311-1022

Phone: (661) 654-3134
Fax: (661) 654-2199
Office: EDUC 116

Antelope Valley Center

California State University, Bakersfield-AV
43909 30th Street West
Lancaster, CA  93536

Phone: (661) 952-5080
Fax: (661) 952-5122
Office: 301