Required Courses for an English teaching credential
July 26, 2011
EDU 153- Cultural Diversity and Education
Analyze research on learning styles among culturally diverse
students with review and evaluation of responsive curricula and
classroom teaching techniques. NOTE: If you completed EDU 153 as
an undergraduate, you must complete the community study portion
of EDU 153 for one additional unit.
EDU 275-Effective Teaching
Review of research on the relationship of effective teacher
behavior and student learning. Use of research on teacher
effectiveness to develop teaching strategies.
EDU 301-Reading in the Secondary School
Principles, procedures, and materials to help secondary school
teachers improve the reading competence of students. Strategies
for enhancing learning through reading and writing in all
disciplines, with special attention to linguistically diverse
EDU 292-Special Topics in Education
Small group seminar to discuss topics related to student
EDU 306A-C-Teaching in the Secondary Schools
Supervised teaching in regular secondary classrooms.
EDU 325-Research and Methods in Secondary English Language Arts
Research on teaching and learning in the language arts.
Principles, procedures and materials for improving the writing,
reading and oral language of secondary students, with special
attention to students from culturally and linguistically diverse
EDU 115- Educating Children with Disabilities
Educational issues and processes involved in teaching children
with disabilities. The course will focus on the structure of
special education, with an emphasis on meeting the educational
needs of children who are mainstreamed in regular classes.
EDU 206A-Inquiry into Classroom Practice: Traditions and
The first course in a four-part series that must be passed in
order to obtain the masters degree. Introduction to traditions
and approaches of teachers conducting research in their own
EDU 206B-Inquiry into Classroom Practice: Application of Teacher
The second course in a four-part series. Analysis and application
of teacher research through the development, implementation and
evaluation of a short-term classroom research based intervention.
EDU 180- Computers in Education
Applications of computers in education as instructional,
intellectual, and communication tools.
Students earning a BCLAD emphasis must complete 2 additional
EDU 151T-Language Development in the Chicano Child (BCLAD only)
Examine bilingualism, first and second language acquisition,
bilingual education, language assessment, and the role of dialect
varieties in the classroom.
EDU 152-Communication Skills for Bilingual Teachers (BCLAD only)
The development of communication skills of prospective educators
with an emphasis on the study and use of standard Spanish and
Southwest Spanish dialects in teaching science, mathematics,
social science, music, art, and language arts to bilingual
elementary school pupils.