Education Specialist Credential Program Through Internship
Participating School Districts
Intern Supervision Forms and Handbook
Program Completion Requirements and Deadlines

Course Work

The Internship program is typically a two-year program of online classes with some on-campus meetings.  

Note: RICA examination may be required, check with your adviser.

Pre-service Hours
40 hours English Learner modules
120 hours of University Coursework and/or Online Modules and/or Teaching Experience
Fall (semester 1)
EDTE 672 Reading and Language Arts (4 units)
RICA (if required)
SPED 535 Mentored Support & Induction (3 units)
SPED 560 Methods for Teaching Math: General & Special Education students- Mild/Moderate Disabilities (2 units)
SPED 590 Internship Orientation (2 units)
Spring (semester 2)
SPED 520 Testing and Assessment in Special Education (3 units)
SPED 535 Mentored Support & Induction (3 units)
SPED 561 Curriculum & Instruction for Inclusive Settings (3 units)
SPED 691 Collaboration in Education (3 units)
Fall (semester 3)
BLMC 518 The Language and Communication Skills of English Learners (3 units)
SPED 535 Mentored Support & Induction (3 units)
SPED 637 Curriculum Development and Adaptation for Moderate/Severe (3 units) 
SPED 692 Classroom Management (3 units)
SPED 580 Introduction to Autism (3 units)
Spring (semester 4)
SPED 567 Supervised Teaching: Mild/Moderate Disabilities (8 units)
SPED 532 Supervised Teaching: Moderate/Severe Disabilities (8 units)
SPED 664 Academic Literacy & Communication for Students with Disabilities (3 units)
SPED 672 Curriculum Development and Adaptation for Mild/Moderate (3 units) 
SPED 680 Teaching Methods & Behavioral Strategies for Autism (3 units)
May be taken during summer or semesters:
PSYC 355 Survey of Child & Adolescent Psychology (3 units)
HCSV 450 or 451 Health Education for Elementary or Secondary School Teachers (3 units)