One-Year Multiple Subject Credential/Master of Arts Program

One-Year/3-semester Multiple Subject Credential Program


The Department of Elementary Education offers a 1-year (summer start) and 3-semester Multiple Subject Credential (MSC) program. This program prepares students to obtain their preliminary credential to teach in K-8 schools, learn to engage in social justice practices, contribute to the development of cultural literacy, provide education that promotes democracy, and develop content knowledge expertise to teach in urban and suburban schools. All the program courses will prepare students to provide instruction for English Learners and students with special needs. They will also learn to set up a supportive classroom environment based on social emotional learning principles and will experience collaborative coteaching experiences with successful mentor/cooperating teachers in the field.


One year (3 semester) option:


One & one half years (3 semester) option:

Fall/Spring/Fall OR Spring/Fall/Spring


EDEL 108A - Curriculum: Reading/Language Arts

EDEL 108B - Curriculum: Science

EDEL 108C - Curriculum: Social Studies

EDEL 108D - Curriculum: Mathematics

EDEL 143A - Field Practicum: Phase I (Basic Student Teaching)

EDEL 143B - Field Practicum: Phase II (Advanced Student Teaching)

EDTE 208  -  Sociology of Education 

EDTE 224  -  Seminar in Educational Psychology

EDTE 260  -  Critical Perspectives on Schooling for a Pluralist Democracy (Classroom Management)

EDTE 262  -  Classroom Issues in Language/Literacy Development of L2 Learners

EDTE 294  -  Research and Practices in Health and Special Education for the Classroom Teacher

EDTE 250  -  Research Methods

EDTE 298  -  MA Project