Concurrent Preliminary Education Specialist and Multiple Subject Credential Program
Course Work
Application (pdf)


Education Specialist Prerequisites

Course Num Course Name
SPED 343* Overview of Special Education (3 units)
SPED 561 Curriculum & Instruction for Inclusive Settings (3 units)
SPED 564
Management of Inclusive Learning Environments (2 units)
SPED 569*
Field Experiences General & Special Education (3 units)
SPED 580 Introduction to Autism (3 units)

Above classes can apply toward an undergraduate minor in special education.
* Must be taken first.

Additional Multiple Subject Credential Prerequisites

Course Num Course Name
CMST 131 Speech Communication Fundamentals (3 units)
EDTE 255 Introduction to  Democratic Perspectives in K-12 Teaching (3 units)
(*Prerequisite to SPED 569)
EDTE 302 Access & Equity in Education (3 units)
ENGL 471 Theory & Practice of Second Language Acquisition (3 units)
HCSV 450 Health Education For Elementary School Teachers (3 units)
POLS 155 American Government: National, State, Local (3 units)
PSYC 355 Survey of Child and Adolescent Psychology (3 units)
PSYC 414 Psychology of Teaching (3 units)

Foreign Language (3 units or equivalent) 

Passage of CBEST/CSET Examinations

  • CSET Multiple Subject - Subject Matter Competency (Subtests I, II, and III)
  • CBEST or CSET Multiple Subject Writing Skills Exam