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2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Multiple Subject Credential

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The Multiple Subject Credential authorizes the holder to teach all subjects in a self-contained classroom, K-12, as well as in preschool and adult education. It is the credential sought by those who wish to teach elementary education (K-6).

Requirements for the Multiple Subject Credential

  1. Passing score on the CBEST or equivalent.
  2. Passage of CSET or equivalent prior to Student Teaching.
  3. Meet the U.S. Constitution requirement (by transcript or exam).
  4. Passing score on the Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA) exam prior to application for a credential (not to be taken before completion of EDUC 500 ).
  5. Obtain a Certificate of Clearance.
  6. Complete Infant, Child and Adult CPR requirement.
  7. Negative TB test.
  8. Successful completion of the California Teacher Performance Assessments (CalTPAs).
  9. In addition, all teacher education program candidates are expected to follow the Teacher Education Disposition Policy, which can be found in their respective Program Handbook.
  10. Successful completion of all credential courses listed below.

Students pursuing the Multiple Subject Credential are held to the University’s Academic Policies and Procedures. In addition, these specific graduate course standards apply:

  • Minimum grade “C+” or above required in all graduate coursework.
  • Maintain 3.000 GPA in all graduate coursework.

The following courses make up the Multiple Subject Credential curriculum:

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