Earning your Preliminary Single Subject Teaching Credential through Hope International University’s College of Education program enables students to earn a teaching credential for a career in California public schools, grades 7-12. The program provides a background in theory, principles, materials, and teaching methodology for successful application in classroom settings. The emphasis prepares and entitles individuals to teach students who are English Learners (ELs).
Preliminary Single Subject Credentials are available in the following statutory subjects: English, Health Science, Languages other than English, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Science and Social Science
During and following completion of the Preliminary Single Subject Teaching Credential students will:
College of Education students seeking the Preliminary Single Subject Teaching Credential must meet the following requirements prior to student teaching:
Students seeking the Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential must meet the following additional criteria prior to submission of application for the credential:
The Preliminary Single Subject Teaching Credential program will be completed after 30 units.
The Preliminary Single Subject Teaching Credential program consists of the following course sequence:
Prerequisite Course Units:
Required Course Units:
HIU’s Preliminary Single Subject Teaching Credential program has been approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC). This additional professional accreditation supplements the university’s regional accreditation by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).
NOTE for Washington State students: Eligibility for initial educator certification in Washington is based on completion of a state approved educator preparation program. This program is approved in California. Even though you may be residing in Washington while in this program, your application for educator certification in Washington will be processed as an out-of-state application. Go to http://pathway.pesb.wa.gov/outofstate for more information. Educators are advised to contact their individual school districts as to whether this program may qualify for educator advancement.
Financial aid is available.
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