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Single Subject Course Sequence

Secondary School Teacher, Grades 7-12

Note: All courses listed on this page must be completed with a grade of C- or higher and with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 in order to be recommended for a credential. 

Block 1 Courses • Prerequisites

Block 1 requirements must be completed before progressing to Block 2.

Apply to the credential program in the semester that you will finish Block 1 courses. (Applications due March 1 for fall semester, October 1 for spring semester)

EDTE 255 Introduction to Democratic Perspectives in K-12 Teaching (45-hour requirement) 3
EDTE 302 Access and Equity in Education 3
EDTE 530 Fundamentals of Teaching Practice 3
EDTE 534 Teaching Special Populations 2
ENGL 471
Intensive Theory and Practice of Second Language Acquisition
(CSU, Chico English majors and linguistics minors must take ENGL 371 & 470)

Block 2 Courses • Credential Program Courses

Must be accepted into the credential program in order to take these courses. Subject matter competence and basic skills requirement must be verified before applying to the program.

First Semester Courses

EDTE 532 Literacy Development (Must be concurrently enrolled in EDTE 535) 3
EDTE 533 Subject Area Pedagogy I (Must be concurrently enrolled in EDTE 535) 3
EDTE 580 Educational Psychology 3
EDTE 535 Teaching Practicum I (CBEST must be passed and Subject Matter Competence must be verified) 6

Second Semester Courses

EDTE 536 Subject Area Pedagogy II (Must be concurrently enrolled in EDTE 538) 4
EDTE 537 Applications for Democratic Education (Must be concurrently enrolled in EDTE 538) 3
EDTE 538 Teaching Practicum II (EDTE 535 must be successfully completed before enrolling) 9

Additional Courses • Required for a CSU, Chico recommendation for a credential.

Complete at any time, but recommended before Block 2.

CMST 131 Speech Communication Fundamentals (or equivalent) 3
HCSV 451 Health Education for Secondary School Teachers 3
POLS 155 American Government: National, State, Local (or equivalent)  3

If courses from another university are used to satisfy Block 1 or additional course requirements, an equivalency form, course descriptions, syllabi, and transcripts must be provided.