The approved programs at San Francisco State University include administrative services, pupil personnel services (counseling, school psychology and school social work), and clinical rehabilitative services.
This credential will authorize the holder to serve as a superintendent, deputy
superintendent, principal, assistant principal, supervisor, consultant, coordinator, or in
other equivalent or intermediate level positions. Requirements may be met by successful
completion of an accredited program such as offered by the Department of
Administration and Interdisciplinary Studies, San Francisco State University.
Students interested in either of these two programs should consult with department chair. Students who are approved for either of these two programs will develop with their faculty adviser a program that makes it possible to substitute a combination of any two of the following for two required seminars:
EDAD 822 (3 units) for EDAD 733 (3 units)
EDAD 823 (3 units) for EDAD 743 (3 units)
EDAD 824 (2 units) for EDAD 753 (2 units)
Units EDAD 713 Administrative Processes 3 EDAD 714 Practicum--Site Administration 3 ISED 797 Seminar in Educational Research 3 EDAD 733 Supervision of Instruction 3 EDAD 743 Planning and Evaluation 3 EDAD 753 Personnel Management 2 EDAD 773 Site Administration 3 EDAD 774 Program Administration 3 EDAD 783 Computers for School Administrators 3 EDAD 784 Special Education Competencies 1 EDAD 891 Internship—Site Administration 3 EDAD 892 Internship—Site Administration 3 Total 33NOTE: Entry level assessment is conducted at EDAD 713 and EDAD 892 for the exit level assessment.
Units EDAD 850 Advanced Leadership Assessment 1 EDAD 851 Instructional Management 3 EDAD 852 School Law for Administrators 2 EDAD 853 Fiscal Management 1 EDAD 854 Staff Development 2 EDAD 855 Educational Leadership for the Future 3 EDAD 856 Advanced Internship I 3 EDAD 857 Advanced Internship II 3 EDAD 858 Advanced Internship III 3 EDAD 859 Advanced Internship IV 3 Total 24
NOTE: Completion of the Master of Science in Communicative Disorders is now required, in addition to the credential, to work in California public schools.
Requirements for formal admission to the credential program are:
Students may transfer to San Francisco State University at the junior year, declaring Communicative Disorders as the major, and begin taking course work. Students who have not declared Communicative Disorders may request a change of major at any point in their undergraduate program assuming space is available. Students who request a change of major are selected on the basis of grade point average, interest in and experience with individuals having speech, language and/or hearing handicaps. They are required to complete all the necessary course work leading to the baccalaureate degree.
All students must apply to the graduate program in order to continue their professional academic training after the baccalaureate degree.
Graduate transfer students may enter the program following formal admission procedures and selection processes. Students who do not have a baccalaureate degree in Communicative Disorders may expect to spend at least five semesters completing the program.
Undergraduate Core Requirements Units C D 611 Seminar in Therapy for Functional Communicative Disorders 1 C D 612 Seminar in Therapy for Aurally Handicapped* 1 C D 613 Seminar in Therapy for Organic Communicative Disorders 1 C D 650 Communication Disorders I 3 C D 651 Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech Mechanism 3 C D 652 Audiology 3 C D 653 Aural Rehabilitation 3 C D 654 Audiometry 3 C D 655 Dynamics of Communication Development 3 C D 656 Diagnosis of Communicative Disorders 3 C D 659 Articulation and Phonological Disorders 3 C D 660 Communicative Disorders II 3 C D 661 Neurolinguistics 3 C D 680 Practicum in Communication Therapy (1-3) [to be taken over four semesters] 4 C D 668 Clinical Observation 3 SPCH 410 American Phonetics 4 C D 663 Clinical Instrumentation in Communicative Disorders 3 Total 47*May be taken in graduate sequence.
Units Undergraduate Core Requirements 47 C D 700 Human Auditory Systems 3 C D 701 Seminar in Language Disorders in Children 3 C D 702 Seminar: Advanced Audiology I 3 C D 703 Seminar: Advanced Audiology II 3 C D 704 Seminar: Advanced Audiology III 3 C D 706 Counseling in Communicative Disorders 3 C D 715 Clinical/Rehabilitative Experience in the Schools 5 C D 725 Clinical/Rehabilitative Experience Seminar 1 C D 757 Speech Audiometry and Hearing Aids 3 C D 880 Advanced Communication Therapy [to be taken over two semesters] 4-6 C D 883 Practicum in Hearing Diagnostics 2 One of the following: 3 SPED 782 Language Assessment for Deaf and Hearing Impaired Children SPED 783 Speech for Hearing Impaired Children SPED 899 Special Study One of the following: 3 SPED 682 Signing Exact English I SPED 688 American Sign Language I SPED 801 Diversity in Special Education: Family Systems, Resources, and Culture Or an elective on advisement Total audiology requirements 39-41 Total number of units 86-88
Units Undergraduate Core Requirements 47 C D 701 Seminar in Language Disorders in Children 3 C D 705 Seminar in Problems of Stuttering 3 C D 706 Counseling in Communicative Disorders 3 C D 708 Seminar in Neurogenic Disorder of Speech and Language 3 C D 709 Seminar in Voice Disorders 3 C D 715 Clinical/Rehabilitative Experience in the Schools 5 C D 725 Student Teaching Workshop: Communication Handicapped 1 C D 756 Advanced Diagnosis of Communicatively Handicapped Children and Adults 3 C D 880 Advanced Communication Therapy 4-6 C D 884 Advanced Diagnostic Practicum 3 SPED 801 Diversity in Special Education: Family Systems, Resources, and Culture (or an elective on advisement) 3 Total language, speech, and hearing specialist requirements 34-36 Total number of units 81-83Additional Requirements for Language, Speech, and Hearing Emphasis with Special Class Authorization to Teach Severe Language Handicapped Children (Aphasia/Severe Disorders of Language)
Units C D 707 Therapeutic Techniques for Severe Language Handicapped 3 C D 716 Student Teaching: Severely Language Handicapped 4 E ED 684 Curriculum and Instruction in Mathematics 3 Choice of one: 3-4 E ED 682 Teaching Reading (4) E ED 720 Improvement of Reading SPED 778 Language Arts for Mild/Moderate Disabilities Total 13-14 Total number of units 94-97
Basic Generic Program Units SPED 630 Education of Exceptional Children 3 SPED 801 Diversity in Special Education: Family Systems, Resources, and Culture 3 Orientation and Mobility Sequence SPED 749 Educational and Medical Implications of Visual Disability 3 SPED 730 Student Teaching: Special Education (4-12) 5 SPED 721 Student Teaching Workshop: Visually Handicapped 1 SPED 752 Social and Psychological Implications of Visual Impairment 3 SPED 755 Basic Orientation and Mobility for Visually Impaired 3 SPED 753 Advanced Curriculum: Visually Impaired 3 SPED 757 Teaching Multihandicapped Visually Impaired Students 3 SPED 756 Seminar: Intermediate Orientation and Mobility for Visually Impaired 3 SPED 792 Intermediate Orientation and Mobility for Visually Impaired 3 SPED 822 Advanced Orientation and Mobility for Visually Impaired 3 Total 36
School social work
Minimum requirements for this credential may be met in the following ways:
Units COUN 700 Theories of Counseling 3 COUN 702 Developmental Foundations for Counselors 3 COUN 703 Psychological Foundations for Counselors 3 COUN 705 Practicum and Internship 2 COUN 706 Interviewing Process 3 COUN 715 Assessment in Counseling 3 COUN 735 Advanced Practicum and Internship 3 COUN 736 Advanced Counseling Process 3 COUN 738 Alcohol and Substance Abuse 1 COUN 833 Social and Cultural Foundations in Counseling 3 COUN 857 Law and Ethics for Counselors 3 COUN 858 Couple and Family Counseling I 3 COUN 859 Counseling Aspects of Sexuality 2 COUN 891 Case Studies and Internship Seminar 3 COUN 892 Internship (1-6) 6 COUN 811 Group Counseling Process 3 ISED 797 Seminar in Educational Research 3 COUN 827 The Consultation Process 2 COUN 780 Learning Clinic I 2 COUN 830 Organization of Pupil Personnel Services and Laws 3 COUN 720 Career Counseling 3 Minimum total 60
Units PSY 721 Clinical Methods: Intelligence and Personality Testing* 3 PSY 722 Clinical Methods: Personality Appraisal and Projective Techniques* 3 PSY 728 Conference to Accompany Psychology Practicum* 6 PSY 729 Psychology Practicum* 6 PSY 753 Seminar in the Psychodynamics of Individual Development I* 3 PSY 821 Clinical Methods: Psychopathology* 3 PSY 822 Clinical Methods: Interview Interaction and Psychotherapy* 3 PSY 828 Conference to Accompany Psychology Fieldwork* 6 PSY 829 Psychology Fieldwork* 6 PSY 855 Seminar in Professional School Psychology* 3 PSY 735 Cognitive Development* 3 SPED 775 Diagnosis for the Learning and Severely Handicapped Child* 3 SPED 772 Curriculum for the Learning Handicapped* 3 COUN 720 Career Counseling* 1 PSY 858 Conference to Accompany Psychology Internship 6 PSY 859 Psychology Internship 12 PSY 899 Special Study 3 Total 73*Courses required for the Master of Arts in Psychology: Concentration in School Psychology.
This program is usually coordinated with a Master of Arts in Psychology: School Psychology. In most cases the Master of Arts and a general Pupil Personnel Services Credential (without the School Psychologist endorsement) is awarded prior to enrollment in the last three courses listed above.
NOTE: As a result of recent revisions currently being implemented in the Pupil Personnel Credential with authorization in School Psychology, some course and/or unit changes in this credential (and degree) program may become necessary.
For additional information, contact the School of Social Work.
The additional requirements required for the Social Work Service Program credential are:
Units COUN 715 Assessment in Counseling 3 COUN 720 Career Counseling 3 COUN 780 Learning Clinic I 3 COUN 830 Organization of Pupil Personnel Services and Laws 3 Total 12
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