Multiple Subject Teaching Credential
Azusa Pacific University’s Multiple Subject Teaching Credential program prepares candidates to earn a California Multiple Subject Preliminary Teaching Credential. This rigorous program includes comprehensive foundation courses emphasizing teaching and educational methods, as well as specialization courses providing content required for the multiple subject credential. Practical classroom and fieldwork experiences provide application to theory, preparing candidates to teach in diverse settings. Available modes of delivery include face-to-face instruction, campus-based classes, distance learning, and clinical experiences.
Computer and Software Requirements
Each student must have a Mac or PC laptop or notebook running the latest operating system with a word processing program and a stable internet connection.
|TESP 501||Art of Teaching I: Foundations of Teaching 1||3|
|TESP 511||Art of Teaching II: Pedagogy and Instructional Design 1||3|
|TESP 502||Science of Teaching I: How Students Learn 1||3|
|TESP 512||Science of Teaching II: Effective Assessment Strategies for All Learners 1||3|
|TESP 503||The Soul of Teaching: Tapestry of American Education||3|
|TESP 504||Schools and Educational Systems||3|
|TEP 521||Methods of Teaching Reading and Writing (K-8)||3|
|TEP 522||Methods of Teaching Mathematics (K-8)||3|
|TEP 523||Methods of Teaching Science (K-8)||2|
|TEP 524||Methods of Integrating the Humanities (K-8)||2|
|TEP 551||Clinical Practice I: Multiple Subject Credential||2|
|TEP 552||Clinical Practice II: Multiple Subject Credential||2|
Must be completed prior to beginning clinical practice.
NOTE: A maximum of 9 units may be taken per 8-week session. Completion of all credential requirements—including all examinations, coursework, and other requirements—must be met before the candidate will be recommended for a teaching credential. Candidates should meet with their credential analyst for information regarding the credential application process.
NOTE: Candidates who hold an Intern Credential must enroll in an intern support course (TEP 590) during each 8-week session (fall or spring) in which they are not enrolled in a clinical practice course.
University graduate admission and program-specific requirements must be met before an application is complete (see Admission to the University). Program-specific application requirements are available online.
International students should contact Graduate and Professional Admissions for application procedures.
Program Learning OutcomesStudents who successfully complete this program shall be able to:
- Engage and support all students in learning.
- Create and maintain effective environments for student learning.
- Understand and organize subject matter for student learning.
- Plan instruction and design learning experiences for all students.
- Assess student learning.
- Develop as a professional educator.