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2012-2013 CSULB University Catalog

Teacher Education

Credential Programs

Track One – Preliminary Multiple Subject Credential Program

The Preliminary credential is the basic Multiple Subject Credential. This track is comprised of foundational and subject specific pedagogy course work followed by the student teaching semester.

Prerequisites

Take the following courses concurrently:

  • EDEL 380 Teaching and Learning in a Democratic Society (3)
    Corequisites: EDSP 303.
  • EDSP 303 Preparing to Teach Special Populations in the General Education Classroom (1)
    Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in EDEL 380.

Corequisites

May be taken prior to or after admission to the MSCP, but must be competed prior to student teaching:

  • EDEL 413 Developmentally Appropriate Teaching Practices (2)
    Prerequisites: None.
  • EDEL/EDP/LING 431 Cultlural and Linguistic Diversity in Schools (3)
    Prerequisites: None.

Subject Specific Pedagogy (Teaching Methods)

Students must be officially admitted to the MSCP to take these courses. Course may be taken off-campus at an elementary school site during daytime school hours; at least one must be taken on-campus:

  • EDEL 442 Teaching and Learning Language Arts, K-8 (RICA) (3)
    Prerequisites: Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential Program.
  • EDEL 452 Teaching and Learning Reading, K - 8 (RICA) (3)
    Prerequisite: Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential Program or Education Specialist Credential Program.
  • EDEL 462 Teaching and Learning Mathematics, K-8 (3)
    Prerequisites: Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential Program.
  • EDEL 472 Teaching and Learning History/Social Science, K-8 (3)
    Prerequisites: Admission to the Multiple Subjects Credential Program.
  • SCED 475 Teaching and Learning Science, K-8 (3)
    Prerequisite: Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential Program.

Student Teaching

All requirements for advancement to student teaching must be met: EDEL 482 Student Teaching (16)

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