Education Pre-Teaching Certification Minor

Curriculum Requirements

Students must complete 18-20 credits to receive an Education Pre-Teaching Certification minor. A minimum of 9 credits must also be unique to the minor (not counted toward any other requirements, including minoring in the same department as the major).

The Education Pre-Teaching Certification minor meets the requirements1 for the California Preliminary Multiple Subject or Single Subject Credential with 12 credits of intensive field practice completed in one semester. This minor is open only to students who have been accepted to the in-person Teacher Preparation program and are working towards meeting other California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) requirements. See the Professional Teacher Preparation section of the catalog under the Liberal Studies, Elementary Education, B.A. program. Students must consult an advisor in the School of Education.

Program Courses
Teacher Preparation Coursework 1
LEDU 330Psychological Foundations of Education3
LEDU 434Elementary Curriculum, Differentiation, and Assessment3-5
or LEDU 438
LEDU 433
Secondary Curriculum, Differentiation, and Assessment
and Single Subject Pedagogy
Clinical Practice Coursework - Students must choose one of the following options: 112
Elementary Student Teaching I
and Elementary Student Teaching II
Secondary Student Teaching I
and Secondary Student Teaching II
Total Credits18-20

In order to apply the Teacher Preparation Coursework and Clinical Practice Coursework classes towards any California credential, students must earn at least a B- in each of these classes.