The Preliminary Single Subject Credential Program has a Fall or January Term start. Credential completers may continue in the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) during the Summer Term.

Required Courses (35 units)

  • SSTE 215 - Foundations of Secondary Education, 3 units
  • SSTE 226 - PACT Preparation, 1 unit
  • SSTE 346 - Teaching and Learning I (includes field placement), 8 units
  • SSTE 211 - Social and Psychological Foundations of Education, 3 units
  • SSTE 254 - Foundations of Literacy, 2 units
  • SSTE 225 - Instructional Design, 3 units
  • SSTE 356 - Teaching and Learning II (includes field placement), 11 units
  • SSTE 274 - Universal Access to Education, 3 units
  • SSTE 276 - Health Education, 1 unit       

Detailed information on state and college requirements for the credential can be obtained from the Multiple/Single Subject Credential Handbook.

Note: The federal government publishes an annual report regarding all teacher preparation programs in the U.S., including information on pass rates on required exams. KSOE results can be found here.

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