UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2017-2018

Program: Single Subject Preliminary Credential

Integrated Teacher Credential Program

Program Description

Candidates who complete a Single Subject Credential program are specialists in the teaching of a subject area such as English, mathematics, physical education or science and are able to work with students in diverse classroom settings. Candidates meet subject matter competency by completing an approved program specified by the subject area department or by passing all sections of the appropriate examination(s), including the California Subject Examination for Teachers (CSET). For information regarding admission, requirements and subject programs approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing and subject matter examinations, see the Credential section of this Catalog. For detailed information on each approved subject program, see the department that offers the program (e.g., Art, English, Mathematics, Kinesiology) in this Catalog. Descriptions of Secondary Education credential program courses appear later in this section. For other professional education courses, see listings of the department offering the course (e.g., Educational Psychology and Counseling, Health Science). All Single Subject programs, including Bilingual Authorization, as described below, have been approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing and meet the requirements of Senate Bill 2042, including CLAD authorization. All candidates accepted beginning Fall 2002 enroll in one of these programs:

  1. Traditional Program
  2. Accelerated Collaborative Teacher Preparation Program (ACT)
  3. Single Subject University Intern Program (SSUIP)
  4. Four-Year Integrated (FYI) Teacher Credential Program (in English or Mathematics)
  5. Junior-Year Entry Integrated (JYI) Teacher Credential Program (in English or Mathematics)
  6. Bilingual Authorization Credential Program
  7. Dual Single Subject/Education Specialist Teaching Credential (Mild/Moderate Disabilities)

Integrated Teacher Credential Program

An integrated, undergraduate program leading to a B.A. degree and a Single Subject Credential in English or Mathematics for eligible students.

Admission into programs leading to licensure and credentialing does not guarantee that students will obtain a license or credential. Licensure and credentialing requirements are set by agencies that are not controlled by or affiliated with the CSU and requirements can change at any time. For example, licensure or credentialing requirements can include evidence of the right to work in the United States (e.g., Social Security number or tax payer identification number) or successfully passing a criminal background check. Students are responsible for determining whether they can meet licensure or credentialing requirements. The CSU will not refund tuition, fees, or any associated costs, to students who determine subsequent to admission that they cannot meet licensure or credentialing requirements. Information concerning licensure and credentialing requirements are available from the department.

Program Requirements

Four-Year Integrated (FYI) Teacher Credential Program in English or Mathematics

See the English department section of this Catalog for the FYI-English program.

Total Units Required for FYI English: 128

See the Mathematics department section of this Catalog for FYI-Mathematics program.

Total Units Required for FYI Mathematics: 122

Junior-Year Entry Integrated (JYI) Teacher Credential Program in English or Mathematics

See the English Department section of this Catalog for the JYI-English program.

Total Units in Addition to GE Required for JYI English: 76

See the Mathematics Department section of this Catalog for JYI-Mathematics program.

Total Units in Addition to GE required for JYI Mathematics: 68

Contact

Chair: Julie Gainsburg
Education (ED) 1208
(818) 677-2580
www.csun.edu/eisner-education/secondary-education