Industrial and Technology Education
Candidates must demonstrate their competence in an approved single subject by conference with an approved subject area credential adviser and successful completion of a competency assessment administered by that approved subject area. All students must meet with the appropriate department major adviser regarding subject matter competency assessment before starting the Credential Program.
Other requirements for a preliminary credential are:
NOTE: The maximum university course load is sixteen units for credential candidates. A GPA of 3.0 or better is required in the Professional Teacher Education sequence of courses, and a grade of "C" or better must be earned in every course attempted. This also includes courses that fulfill requirements for the professional clear credential. S ED 640/651 and S ED 652/660 must be taken concurrently and cannot be taken prior to admission to the credential program. If the (Major) 650 course is not offered during the semester, S ED 659 may be substituted upon advisement only.
Suggested First Semester Sequence Units S ED 640 Supervised Observation/Participation in Secondary Schools 5 S ED 651 Seminar in Secondary Education 5 S ED 620 Reading in the Secondary School 3 (Major) 650 Curriculum and Instruction in Major Field or S ED 659 Curriculum and Instruction 3 Total for sequence 16
Suggested Second Semester Sequence S ED 652 Advanced Seminar in Secondary Education 4 S ED 660 Student Teaching: Single Subject 12 Total for sequence 16 Total for credential 32
Suggested First Semester Sequence Units S ED 710 Seminar in Secondary Education 3 S ED 660 Student Teaching—Secondary Schools 6 S ED 621 Teaching Reading in Every Class 3 S ED 659 Curriculum and Instruction or S ED 850 Advanced Seminar in Curriculum and Instruction or (Major) 650 Curriculum and Instruction in Major Field 3 Total for sequence 15
Suggested Second Semester Sequence S ED 753 Urban Education 3 S ED 660 Student Teaching—Secondary Schools or S ED 760 Advanced Field Practicum 6 S ED 811 Implications of Social and Technological Change for Teaching 3 S ED 800 Teaching the Adolescent 3 Total for sequence 15 Total for credential 30A bill passed in October, 1977, AB 1250, regarding the California Master Plan for Special Education, specifies that ". . . all individuals receiving a clear teaching credential. . ., or administrative services credential after July 1, 1979, shall have received training in the needs of, and methods of providing educational opportunities to, individuals with exceptional needs."
The necessary knowledge and skills to meet this requirement are included in SPED 744, Mainstreaming Special Needs Students into the Regular Secondary Classroom.
The health/drug and nutrition requirement is met by H ED 635, Secondary School Health (1) and CPR. The CPR requirement can be met by completion of the American Heart Association: Level B or the American Red Cross: Community CPR course. CPR certification must be valid at the time the professional clear credential application is submitted. The computer education requirement is met by ED T 627. Completion of S ED 785, Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners, is also required.
Subject matter certification procedures vary by academic departments. Students interested in applying for enrollment in the single subject teaching credential program should see the 1994-95 Credential Programs Bulletin for specific department requirements.
Other details regarding admission (including early field experiences and certification of subject matter competence), academic requirements, and student teaching may also be found in the Credential Programs Bulletin. Students should attend scheduled information meetings and confer with their credential advisers regularly. Specific Single Subject waiver programs in the various content fields are presented in the Credential Programs Bulletin.
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