Credential Requirements

  1. Bachelor's degree in an area other than education.
  2. Education Courses (2042 credential, post Sp 03):

    Prerequisites: (1) EHD 50 (2 unit) or waiver (45 hours, see ED 100 for forms) (2) pass the CBEST

    Application: www.education.csufresno.edu

    Deadlines: September 30th for Spring, January 31st for Summer, February 28th for Fall

    • CI 151 Social Foundations of Education 3 (with or before CI 152 Psychological Foundations of Education 3 155A)
    • CI 161 Methods & Materials in Secondary Teaching 3 (fall only)
    • CI 159 Curriculum & Instruction in Secondary Schools 3 (with 155A)
    • SPED 121 Teaching Students w/Special Needs in the Gen Ed Set 2 (with 155A)
    • EHD 155A Initial Student Teaching (Middle School, >2 periods) 4
    • LEE 154 Content Area Lang & Lit for Secondary Learners 5
    • EHD 155B Final Student Teaching (High School, >4 periods) 10

    Total 33 units

    (33 units post BA, usually takes 2 semesters)

  3. Subject Matter Competency (must demonstrate competency before 155B)
    1. California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET) www.cset.nesinc.com
      1. World History; Geography 39 multiple choice items and 3 essays
      2. U.S. History; Geography 39 multiple choice items and 3 essays
      3. Civics; Economics; California History 40 multiple choice, 3 essays

      OR

    2. coursework

See:

New Plan (for students receiving BA after May 2009)