Important Dates

  Fall 2019
Cal State Apply Application April 1, 2019
Cover Letter and Letter of Rec to Content Advisor April 1, 2019
Professional Aptitude Interview TBA
Basic Skills Passing April 1, 2019
CSET/Subject Matter Competence Completion April 1, 2019
SS program Application July 1, 2019
Start of program Aug. 2019*
End of program June 2020

*The start of the credential program does not coincide with Cal Poly Calendar. The program will start with the K-12 schools

Single Subject Credential Program Coursework

Program Coursework

The study plan listed below shows a typical schedule that leads to the completion of the credential program in three quarters.

Summer Quarter (August -September)
Early Start Coursework and Fieldwork (see advisor for details)
Quarter 1 (Fall)
EDUC 412 Access to Learning in a Pluralistic Society (4 units)
EDUC 414 Curriculum and Inquiry in Public Schools (4 units)
EDUC 418 Culturally Responsive Teaching in Diverse Classrooms (3 units)
EDUC 447 Clinical Practice I (4 units)
Methods of Teaching in the Subject Area (4-5 units)**


Quarter 2 (Winter)
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)


Quarter 3 (Spring)
EDUC 410 Social Historical and Ethical Perspectives on Teaching and Learning (4 units)
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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