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Single Subject Education Courses (EDSS)

UPPER DIVISION

300A-S. Introduction to Teaching (3)                   
Prerequisite: Advanced sophomore or junior standing. 45-hour directed fieldwork required.
Structure, organization, culture of schools; curriculum, instruction, assessment, classroom management; history and current status of the subject area; becoming a reflective professional. Submission of application to the Single Subject Credential Program (SSCP). “B” grade or better required for admission to the SSCP. First course in the professional education sequence of the Single Subject Credential Program. Students register for the section bearing the letter associated with their discipline from the list below.
(Lecture 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

A. Art
C. Science
D. Health Science (F)
F. LOTE: French, German, Japanese, Spanish
G. English
H. Home Economics (F)
M. Mathematics
N. Music (S)
P. Physical Education
S. Social Science

450A. Curriculum and Methods in Teaching Art (3)
Prerequisite: EDSS 300A; admission to the Single Subject Credential Program or permission of the Single Subject Credential Program University Coordinator.
Objectives, curriculum, materials, instructional strategies, and assessment specific to teaching art to diverse students. Reflective practice based on the California Standards for the Teaching Profession and state curriculum frameworks. Required prior to student teaching. Course fee may be required.
Fieldwork requirement. “B” grade or better required to advance to student teaching. Course fee may be required. Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units.

450C. Curriculum and Methods in Teaching Science (3)
Prerequisite: EDSS 300C; admission to the Single Subject Credential Program or permission of the Single Subject Credential Program University Coordinator. Required prior to student teaching.
Objectives, curriculum, materials, instructional strategies, and assessment specific to teaching science to diverse students. Reflective practice based on the California Standards for the Teaching Profession and state curriculum frameworks.
(Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 1 hour + TBA) Fieldwork requirement. “B” grade or better required to advance to student teaching. Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units.

450D. Curriculum and Methods in Teaching Health Science (3) S
Prerequisite: EDSS 300D; admission to the Single Subject Credential Program or permission of the Single Subject Credential Program University Coordinator. Required prior to student teaching.
Objectives, curriculum, materials, instructional strategies, and assessment specific to teaching health to diverse students. Reflective practice based on the California Standards for the Teaching Profession and state curriculum frameworks.
Fieldwork requirement. “B” grade or better required to advance to student teaching. Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units.

450F. Curriculum and Methods in Teaching Languages Other Than English (3)                   
Prerequisite: EDSS 300F; admission to the Single Subject Credential Program or permission of the Single Subject Credential Program University Coordinator. Required prior to student teaching.
Objectives, curriculum, materials, instructional strategies, and assessment specific to teaching world languages to diverse students. Reflective practice based on the California Standards for the Teaching Profession and state curriculum frameworks.
Fieldwork requirement. “B” grade or better required to advance to student teaching. Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units.

450G. Curriculum and Methods in Teaching English (3)
Prerequisite: EDSS 300G; admission to the Single Subject Credential Program or permission of the Single Subject Credential Program University Coordinator. Required prior to student teaching.
Objectives, curriculum, materials, instructional strategies, and assessment specific to teaching English to diverse students. Reflective practice based on the California Standards for the Teaching Profession and state curriculum frameworks.
Fieldwork requirement. “B” grade or better required to advance to student teaching. Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units.

450H. Curriculum and Methods in Teaching Home Economics (3) S
Prerequisite EDSS 300H; admission to the Single Subject Credential Program or permission of the Single Subject Credential Program University Coordinator. Required prior to student teaching.
Objectives, curriculum, materials, instructional strategies, and assessment specific to teaching home economics to diverse students. Reflective practice based on the California Standards for the Teaching Profession and state curriculum frameworks.
Fieldwork requirement. “B” grade or better required to advance to student teaching. Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units.

450M. Curriculum and Methods in Teaching Mathematics (3)
Prerequisite: EDSS 300M; admission to the Single Subject Credential Program or permission of the Single Subject Credential Program University Coordinator. Required prior to student teaching.
Objectives, curriculum, materials, instructional strategies, and assessment specific to teaching mathematics to diverse students. Reflective practice based on the California Standards for the Teaching Profession and state curriculum frameworks.
Fieldwork requirement. “B” grade or better required to advance to student teaching. Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units.

450N. Curriculum and Methods in Teaching Music (3) F
Prerequisite: EDSS 300N; admission to the Single Subject Credential Program or permission of the Single Subject Credential Program University Coordinator. Required prior to student teaching.
Objectives, curriculum, materials, instructional strategies, and assessment specific to teaching music to diverse students. Reflective practice based on the California Standards for the Teaching Profession and state curriculum frameworks.
Fieldwork requirement. “B” grade or better required to advance to student teaching. Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units.

450P. Curriculum and Methods in Teaching Physical Education (3)
Prerequisite: EDSS 300P; admission to the Single Subject Credential Program or permission of the Single Subject Credential Program University Coordinator; current standard first aid/CPR certification; completion of all skill performance proficiencies with an overall score of 3.5. Required prior to student teaching.
Objectives, curriculum, materials, instructional strategies, and assessment specific to teaching physical education to diverse students. Reflective practice based on the California Standards for the Teaching Profession and state curriculum frameworks.
Fieldwork requirement. “B” grade or better required to advance to student teaching. Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units.

450S. Curriculum and Methods in Teaching Social Science (3)
Prerequisite: EDSS 300S; admission to the Single Subject Credential Program or permission of the Single Subject Credential Program University Coordinator. Required prior to student teaching.
Objectives, curriculum, materials, instructional strategies, and assessment specific to teaching history and social science to diverse students. Reflective practice based on the California Standards for the Teaching Profession and state curriculum frameworks.
Fieldwork requirement. “B” grade or better required to advance to student teaching. Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units.

472A,B,C. Student Teaching (5,5,5)
Corequisite: EDSS 473. Prerequisite: EDSS 450 (A, C, D, F, G, H, M, N, P, or S) and admission to the Single Subject Credential Program, or permission of the University Coordinator; submission of application to student teach by the deadline (October 1 for Spring term; March 1 for Summer and Fall terms); passage of CBEST; character and identification clearance (fingerprint clearance); completion of all program course work; demonstration of subject matter competence; portfolio assessment in selected programs; approval for advancement to student teaching by the Credential Advisor and University Coordinator of the Single Subject Credential Program. Student teaching must be completed in the subject that will be authorized on the candidate’s credential.
Student teaching in the candidate’s subject for a minimum of five periods daily for the length of the placement school’s semester (approximately 20 weeks). Teach three classes; two additional periods are for preparation, observation, and conferencing with the cooperating teacher and university supervisor. See Advancement to Student Teaching section of this catalog for requirements.
Credit/No Credit grading only (“A” or “B” quality work required for credit). May be repeated to a maximum of 10 units.

473A-S. Student Teaching Seminar (2)
Corequisite: EDSS 472. Prerequisite/Corequisite: Admission to the Single Subject Credential Program, or permission of the Single Subject Credential Program University Coordinator; advanced to student teaching.
Links issues of theory and practice within the context of the Teaching Performance Expectations during student teaching. Covers curriculum, instruction, assessment, classroom management, equity and access for all students. Looks forward to the induction phase of teaching and a career in the profession.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 4 units.

A. Art
C. Science
D. Health Science
F. LOTE
G. English
H. Home Economics
M. Math
N. Music
P. Physical Education
S. Social Science

*490. Curriculum Topics in Selected Academic Subjects (1-3)
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
Selected secondary curriculum topics. Academic subject to be covered will be announced in the Schedule Of Classes.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units with different topics; but only 6 units with a letter grade may be applied toward advanced degrees.

497. Independent Study (1-3)
Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and Single Subject Program Coordinator.
Independent study undertaken under the supervision of a faculty member.
May be repeated to a maximum of 3 units.

GRADUATE LEVEL

572A,B,C. Intern Student Teaching (5,5,5)                   
Corequisite: EDSS 573. Prerequisite: Admission to the Single Subject Intern Program; offer of intern teaching position from a cooperating school district; submission of application to student teach by the deadline (October 1 for Spring term; March 1 for Summer and Fall terms); passage of CBEST; character and identification clearance (fingerprint clearance); completion of all program course work; demonstration of subject matter competence; portfolio assessment required in selected programs; approval for advancement to intern student teaching by the Credential Advisor and University Coordinator of the Single Subject Credential Program.
Use of the intern’s teaching position as student teaching. Must be done in the subject that is authorized on the intern’s credential. Interns must be approved by the program for contract positions in cooperating school districts.
Credit/No Credit grading only (“A” or “B” quality work required for credit). May be repeated to a maximum of 10 units.

573. Internship Student Teaching Seminar
Corequisite: EDSS 572. Prerequisite/Corequisite: Admission to the Single Subject Credential Program, or permission of the Single Subject Credential Program University Coordinator; advanced to student teaching. Links issues of theory and practice within the context of the California Standards for the Teaching Profession.
Links issues of theory and practice within the context of the Teaching Performance Expectations during intern student teaching. Covers curriculum, instruction, assessment, classroom management, equity and access for all students. Looks forward to the induction phase of teaching and a career in the profession.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 4 units.

A. Art
C. Science
D. Health Science
F. LOTE
G. English
H. Home Economics
M. Math
N. Music
P. Physical Education
S. Social Science

Secondary Education Courses (EDSE)

UPPER DIVISION

435. United States Secondary Schools: Intercultural Education (3)
Prerequisite: EDSS 300 (A, C, D, F, G, H, M, N, P, or S); or admission in the Single Subject Credential Program; or permission of University Coordinator of the Single Subject Credential Program. Required course in the Single Subject Credential Program.
Critical reflection on multicultural education in a diverse society. Philosophy, history and sociology of education as fundamental to understanding contemporary secondary schools. Curriculum and student populations in the context of issues and controversies in education. Approved CLAD Certificate course (Domain 3).
Fifteen hour fieldwork requirement. Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units.

436. Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment and Classroom Management (3)                   
Prerequisite: EDSS 300 (A, C, D, F, G, H, M, N, P, or S); or admission in the Single Subject Credential Program; or permission of the University Coordinator of the Single Subject Credential Program. Required course in the Single Subject Credential Program.
Explores systematic instruction, theories of learning, curriculum development, teaching strategies, assessment and evaluation of student progress, classroom management and discipline, and establishing successful learning environments for all students.
Fifteen hour fieldwork requirement. Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units.

457. Reading and Writing in the Secondary School (3)
Prerequisite: EDSS 300 (A, C, D, F, G, H, M, N, P, or S); or admission in the Single Subject Credential Program; or permission of the University Coordinator of the Single Subject Credential Program. Required course in the Single Subject Credential Program.
Emphasis on reading and writing assessment and instruction; textbook selection; vocabulary development; comprehension strategies; content area reading and study skills; writing instruction; English Language Development; the reading needs of less prepared, English language, and accelerated learners; and issues of diversity and equity.
Fifteen hours of field work required. Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units.