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Single Subjects Preliminary Credential

California Commission on Teacher Credentialing Accreditation

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4. Course Sequence (4 Pathways)

4.1 Course Sequences (4 Pathways)

Undergraduate Course Sequence

Credential courses taken currently with major during the last 3 years of undergraduate program in major such as English, math, or science. Candidates take 8 units of student teaching in their final semester prior to credentialing.

Undergraduate Course Pathway

Traditional Course Sequence

Graduate credential program for those needing a traditional student teaching placement. Candidates take 8 units of student teaching in their final semester prior to credentialing.

Traditional Course Pathway

Intern Course Sequence

Graduate credential program for those on an Intern Credential. Supervised teaching takes place in their own classroom. Interns take 4 units of supervised teaching and intern support courses (EDU 318 and EDU 318EL) each semester until they are eligible for the preliminary credential, for a minimum of two semesters (8 units). 

Intern Course Pathway

Private Course Sequence

Private school educators take 4 units of supervised teaching in each of the final two semesters of their program (8 units). However, most qualify for an equivalency with two years of evaluated teaching experience and waive 4 units.

Private Course Pathway