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Coursework for the Single Subject Credential

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

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

Prerequisite Course

  • EDTE 300 Early Field Experience in Education (3)

Foundational Courses

  • EDSP 301 Teaching Exceptional Diverse Learners (3)
  • EDTE 410 Teaching English Learners (4)
  • EDTE 416 Socio-Cultural Foundations of Education (3)

Stage I

  • EDTE 415 Technology for Educators (3)
  • EDSE 531 Classroom Management for Single Subject Teachers (4)
  • EDSE 532 Strategies and Methods for Teaching Single Subject (4)
  • EDTE 401 TPA 1 Subject Specific Pedagogy (1)

Stage II

  • EDSE 533 Reading Across the Curriculum for the Single Subject Teachers (4)
  • Educational Psychology (4)
  • EDSE 535 Assessment for Single Subject Teachers (4)
  • EDTE 402 TPA 2 Designing Instruction (1)

Stage III

  • EDSE 599 Student Teaching (10)
  • EDTE 403 TPA 3 Assessing Learning (1)
  • EDTE 404 TPA 4 Culminating Activity (2)

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Department of Teacher Education

California State University, Bakersfield
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Bakersfield, CA 93311-1022

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