Important Dates

Summer 2023 Deadline
Cal State Apply Deadline February 1, 2023
SSTEP Application Deadline February 1, 2023 (Upload to Cal State Apply)
Professional Aptitude Interview TBD - February 2023
Basic Skills Completion February 1, 2023

Subject Matter Competency/CSET 


May 1, 2023
Start of program Summer Quarter - July 31, 2023
End of program Spring Quarter - June 14, 2024

Single Subject Credential Program Coursework

Program Coursework

The Single Subject Teaching Credential program follows a cohort model and traditional schedule. Teacher candidates will be expected to participate in coursework on the Cal Poly campus or time spent in their clinical placement classroom throughout San Luis Obispo County during the day hours Monday through Friday. All courses and clinical practice placements are offered in person only.

Summer Quarter
EDUC 410 Social Historical and Ethical Perspectives on Teaching and Learning (3 units)
EDUC 418 Culturally Responsive Teaching in Diverse Classrooms (3 units)
Summer quarter fieldwork (see advisor for details)
Fall Quarter
EDUC 412 Access to Learning in a Pluralistic Society (4 units)
EDUC 414 Curriculum and Inquiry in Public Schools (4 units)
EDUC 460 Clinical Practice I (4 units)
Methods of Teaching in the Subject Area (4-5 units)*
Winter Quarter
EDUC 416 Literacy, Language and Culture in the Content Areas (3 units)
EDUC 469 Clinical Practice II (8 units)*
Clinical Experience Seminar (1-2 units)
Spring Quarter
EDUC 479 Clinical Practice III (12 units)*
Clinical Experience Seminar (1-2 units)
* Agricultural Education candidates do not take these classes, but rather enroll in AGED 440.

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School of Education
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407