Coursework for the Single Subject Credential

Students seeking a Single 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)

*Fieldwork - 45 hours for EDTE 3000 and 15 hours for EDTE 4100

Stage I

  • EDSE 5100 Classroom Management & Differentiated Instruction (3+1)
  • EDSE 5200 Methods for Teaching (3+1)
  • EDSE 5300 Reading Across the Curriculum (3+1)
  • EDTE 4310 TPA 1 Subject Specific Pedagogy (1)
  • EDTE 4320 TPA 2 Designing Instruction (1)

*Fieldwork - 1 day per week

Stage II

  • EDSE 5400 Educational Psychology (online) (4)
  • EDSE 5500 Assessment for Single Subject Teachers (3+1)
  • EDTE 403 TPA 3 Assessing Learning (1)
  • EDTE 404 TPA 4 Culminating Teaching Experience (1)
  • EDSE 5800 Single Subject 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 the 1st 5 weekds, a full day of co-teaching for the 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