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Single Subject Credential Program (SSCP)

Single Subject Credential Program (SSCP)

The Teacher Preparation Advising Center is currently closed however staff are working remotely. Advisors for the affiliated programs can be contacted during the online Zoom hours Monday- Friday from 9:00-11:00am and 2:00-4:00pm. To participate in online Zoom Advising:

​TPAC Advising will not be available on the following days and times due to Staff Professional Development:

  • Monday July 26 - All Day
  • Monday August 2 - All Day
  • Thursday August 5 - 9-11am only

The Teacher Preparation Advising Center is located in EED-67 (currently not open for in-person services) and is open from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m M-F. 

We are here for you during this unprecedented time. Let us know how we can help. 

Program Overview

The Preliminary Single Subject Credential Program (SSCP) at CSULB prepares candidates to teach the specific subject(s) named on the credential in departmentalized schools. This is commonly done in California high schools, junior high and middle schools. However, a teacher authorized for single subject instruction may be assigned to teach any subject in his or her authorized fields at any grade level: kindergarten and grades one through twelve. Completion of the program lead to issuance of the Preliminary Single Subject Credential from the Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Subject Area Program Options

The Single Subject Credential Program is comprised of nine SSCP Subject Programs:

For additional information related to professional licensure and certification related to this program, please see the Credential Center.