Bilingual Authorization Credential

Courses Required for the Multiple Subject with Bilingual Authorization (45 Units)

EDTE 300PDiversity, Inclusion & Schooling3
EDTE 301PMethods for Language & Literacy3
EDTE 310PEducational Psychology3
EDTE 311PEquity & Advocacy in Educational Systems3
EDTE 312PMethods for English Learners3
EDTE 313PPositive Behavior Supports for Family, School, and Community Engagement3
EDTE 316Technology & Learning3
EDTE 317PAssessment3
EDTE 318CEducating the LatinX Student: History & Culture3
EDTE 319PMethods for Language and Literacy in Spanish3
EDTE 320PBilingual Elementary Curriculum Methods I: Math and Science3
EDTE 321PBilingual Elementary Curriculum Methods II: Humanities3
EDUC 490PStudent Teaching for the Multiple Subject Credential9
Total Units45

Additional Requirements

Passing score on the following exams: CBEST or CSET: Writing Skills Assessment, CSET: Multiple Subjects, and RICA. To demonstrate subject matter competence, all candidates for the Preliminary Multiple Subject credential are required to pass the California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST) and the California Subject Examination for Teachers (CSET: Multiple Subjects) prior to student teaching. Some applicants may be required to submit a passing score on this test prior to being admitted to the credential program.

  • U.S. Constitution requirement;
  • Fitness to Teach: Admission to the credential program does not guarantee the opportunity to student teach. Placement is based upon assessment of candidates’ knowledge, skills and dispositions in coursework and fieldwork. In addition, all candidates must be cleared through the CTC certificate of clearance; and,
  • Grades of B- or better are required in all credential courses, including student teaching; and,
  • CPR certification infant, child and adult.

Exit Requirement

California Teacher Performance Assessment (CalTPA)

Students are urged to meet regularly with the Academic Programs Manager, Sergio Rodriguez srodriguez@sandiego.edu or  (619) 260-7452 and the Credential Analyst, James McCarty jmccarty@sandiego.edu or (619) 260-4821, at the School of Leadership and Education Sciences to ensure appropriate course selection and progress toward their credential.