Single Subject Teaching Credential
Azusa Pacific University’s Single Subject Preliminary Teaching Credential program prepares candidates to earn a California Single Subject Preliminary Teaching Credential. This rigorous program includes comprehensive foundations courses emphasizing methods, alongside specialization courses providing content required for the single 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, campus-based classes, and field experiences.
|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 531||Methods of Teaching Reading and Writing (7-12)||3|
|TEP 532||Secondary Pedagogy I: Teaching in Secondary Schools (7-12)||2|
|TEP 533||The Differentiated Classroom: Maximizing Capacity of Each Learner (7-12)||3|
|TEP 534||Secondary Pedagogy II: Content-Specific Strategies, Teaching, and Assessment (7-12)||2|
|TEP 561||Clinical Practice I: Single Subject Credential||2|
|TEP 562||Clinical Practice II: Single Subject Credential||2|
Must be completed prior to beginning clinical practice.
NOTE: A maximum of nine units may be taken per term. 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) each fall or spring 8-week session in which they are not enrolled in a clinical practice course.