Concurrent Preliminary Education Specialist and Single Subject Credential Program
Course Work
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Concurrent Preliminary Education Specialist/Multiple Subject Credential Program Course Work (Fall Program Entry Only)

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 Single Subject Credential Prerequisites

Course Num Course Name
CMST 131 Speech Communication Fundamentals- 3 units
EDTE 255 Introduction to Democratic Perspectives in K-12 Teaching (*Prerequisite to SPED 569)- 3 units
EDTE 302 Access & Equity in Education- 3 units
EDTE 580 Educational Psychology- 3 units
ENGL 471 Intensive Theory & Practice of Second Language Acquisition- 3 units
HCSV 451 Health Education For Secondary School Teachers- 3 units
POLS 155 American Government: National, State, Local- 3 units

Foreign Language - 3 Units

Passage of CBEST/CSET Examinations

  • Subject Matter Competency (CSET or approved subject matter content area program - See Advisor).