Traditional Post-Bac Multiple Subject Credential Program

Program Overview

The Traditional Post-Bac Multiple Subject Credential Program is a self paced pathway that is for candidates that receive a BA in Liberal Studies at CSULB (Not ITEP) or have a bachelors degree in any other major from CSULB or another accredited institution within the U.S. For candidates that have a bachelors degree from outside the U.S. they will need to seek foreign transcript evaluation by an agency that is approved by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing to ensure that their degree is equivalent to a U.S. Bachelors degree. It is highly suggested that candidates that hold a BA in Liberal Studies from CSULB speak with a credential advisor in the Teacher Preparation Advising Center regarding equivalencies for the pre and co-requisite courses listed below. 

The Traditional Post-Bac Multiple Subject Credential Program is comprised of a total of 40 units over 9 courses (2 pre-requisites, 2 co-requisites and 5 pedagogy/methods courses) and a semester of student teaching.  The program can be completed in 3 semesters (a year and a half) if you attend full time however, this pathway is self paced and the courses may be attend part time. Candidates are allowed 7 years from program admittance to complete the program. Each course is valid for 7 years from the semester it is taken and the program must be completed prior to courses expiring to avoid having to retake any of them.  Below is the list of courses required for the program.