SSCP Coursework

The table below outlines the major course requirements for completing the Single Subject Credential Program and MA.  Click on the course titles to see course descriptions.

Course Number

Course Name

Units

Requirements

EDSC 182 Assessment and Evaluation

3

 
EDTE 208 Educational Sociology 3  
EDTE 224 Seminar in Educational Psychology 3  
EDTE 262 Language/Literacy Development of L2 Learners 3  
EDEL 294 Research and Practices in Health and Special Education 3  
**METHODS Subject Area Methods 2-4  
EDSC 184X Phase I Student Teaching 6 Pre-Req or Co-Req: Methods
Co-Req: EDTE 260
EDTE 260 Critical Perspectives on Schooling for a Pluralist Democracy 3 Pre-Req or Co-Req: Methods
Co-Req: EDSC 184X
EDTE 180 Intern Seminar 2 Seminar for Internship students only
**ED 184Y/Z Phase II/III Student Teaching 8 Pre-Req: EDSC 182, EDSC 184X, EDTE 260
Co-Req: Seminar (if offered by subject area)
*Seminar Subject Area Seminar 0-2 Pre-Req: EDSC 182, EDSC 184X, EDTE 260
Co-Req: Phase II/III Student Teaching
EDTE 250 Qualitative Research in Education
3
Course optional to add MA to Credential
EDTE 298 Special Studies in Education
6
Course optional to add MA to Credential

 

** See Course Descriptions below for each subject area's course number.

  * Requirements and units for Phase III Student Teaching & Seminar vary by Subject Area.
     Please contact your subject area coordinator for details.


Course Descriptions


EDSC 182: Evaluation

Principles and practices of measurement and evaluation. Instructional objectives as criteria; construction, selection and use of evaluation instruments. Interpretation of data. Units: 3
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EDTE 208 : Educational Sociology

Role of education in modern social, economic and political life. The school as institution. Problems in American life which affect and are affected by public schools. Units: 3
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EDTE 224: Seminar in Educational Psychology

Role of psychology in education. Contributions of educational research to current classroom practice and curriculum design. Applications of educational psychology research to current problems in education. Theoretical and practical approaches to understanding learning and teaching. Units:3
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EDTE 262: Language/Literacy Development of L2 Learners

Principles and practice of measurement and evaluation. Instructional objectives as criteria; construction, selection and use of evaluation instruments. Interpretation of data. Prerequisites: Program director consent. Units: 3
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EDEL 294 : Research and Practices in Health and Special Education

Introduces students to issues in health and special education that are necessary for them to know and be able to meet their legal and professional responsibilities. The course includes identifying, referring, and supporting students who may be at risk of health problems and have special needs. Students will also learn about effective instruction in health and special education content and skill development and how to create and support a safe and healthy environment for learning for all students. Units: 3
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Subject Specific Method Courses

Art - ARED 238
  • Analysis of the function of art in secondary schools; survey of literature on art education; organization and presentation of demonstration lessons.  Units: 3
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English - ENED 353 
  • Theory and practice of teaching literature and language arts to a diverse student population. Strategies for planning and implementing curricula appropriate to junior and senior high school. Units: 3
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Foreign Language - FLED 380
  • The Methods of Foreign Language course provides foreign language credential candidates with a background in second language acquisition theory, knowledge of current methodologies, and strategies for lesson planning and instruction in the target language. Units: 3
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Mathematics - MTED 394
  • The place and function of mathematics in secondary education, improvement and evaluation of instruction. Teaching the subject matter of secondary mathematics. Prerequisites: Math 201A or Math 201B and, either passing score on CSET exams or be within 3 courses of completing subject matter preparation program, or instructor consent. Units: 3
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Music - MUED 370A & 370B
  • MUED 370A - Study of Kodaly, Orff and Dalcroze elementary methods including a multicultural emphasis. A review of materials for the comprehensive elementary music curriculum, choral and instrumental classes required. Units: 2
  • MUED 370B - Prepares secondary music instructors to teach non-performing courses, including music appreciation, theory, technology, history and multicultural survey. Peer teaching and field observations required. Organization of comprehensive secondary music departments included. Units: 2

Total Units: 4
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Physical Education - KNED 339
  • Application of theories of learning and principles of teaching to the selection of instructional procedures to be used in physical education. Prerequisites: KIN 170B, KIN 172 and KIN 179 and department teacher education approval. Misc/Lab Lecture / activity 4 hours. Units: 3
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Science - SCED 273
  • Theory and practice, instructional techniques, and materials for science in the secondary schools. Pre-Corequisite: EdSc 172A, EdSc 173, EdSc 184X and secondary science education adviser approval. Notes: Repeatable for credit. Units: 3
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Social Science - SSED 378
  • For prospective secondary teachers who plan to teach in the social science field. A prerequisite to student teaching. Units: 3
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EDSC 184X: Phase I Student Teaching

Supervised teaching of public middle or high school students. In-class experience ranging from observation to classroom teaching. Emphasis on application of theories examined in foundation courses. Units: 6  Grading: C / NC.
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EDTE 260: Critical Perspectives on Schooling for a Pluralist Democracy

Critical study of theory, practice and research related to effective communication in cross-cultural, multilingual settings. Units: 3
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EDSC 180: Intern Seminar

Seminar for Internship students only. Units: 2
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__ED 184Y/Z: Phase II Student Teaching

Minimum 80-120 class periods of classroom teaching in grades K-12. Related school activities.. Prerequisite: Joint approval of major adviser, program director and field placement coordinator. Repeatable: Repeatable for credit. Grading: C / NC. Units: 8  Co-Requisites: Seminar (if offered by subject area department).
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Seminar for Phase II/III Student Teaching 

Phase II/III student teachers meet weekly with an instructor to debrief classroom experiences and prepare for the PACT Teaching Event.  Unit load varies by subject area.  Students in subject areas that require a 1 or 2 unit load must sign up for the seminar separately.  These subject areas include:  Art (ARED), English (ARED), Foreign Language, Math (ARED), Science. Music, Physical Education and Social Science run informal seminars with no unit load.  See Phase II/III Student Teaching instructors for the scheduling information for these informal seminars. Units: 0-2
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EDTE 250: Qualitative Research in Education

The role of qualitative research in education and society. Historical theoretical groundings, ethical considerations, procedures in development and evaluation of research proposals, techniques of research data analysis. Course optional to add MA to Credential. Units: 3
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EDTE 298 Special Studies in Education

Supervised study in a specific educational field. Course optional to add MA to Credential. Units: 3
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