Oct 06, 2022  
Whittier College Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Whittier College Catalog 2021-2022 ARCHIVED CATALOG

Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential


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Graduate Teaching Credential Prerequisites


Prerequisite coursework is typically completed while earning your undergraduate degree.

Child Development


Complete one of the following:

United States Constitution


Complete one of the following:

Basic Skills Requirement


Complete one of the following:

  • Pass the California Basic Education Skills Exam (CBEST)
  • Obtain sufficient score on either a CSU Placement Test, Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or American College Test (ACT) score
  • Complete qualifying college-level coursework from a regionally accredited institution of higher education if specific conditions are met.
  • A combination of coursework and examination options. Such mixing of options may only be done by candidates enrolled in a Commission-approved preparation program that allows for this option.

Multicultural Education Requirement


Subject Matter Requirement


Complete one of the following:

  • Pass appropriate sections of the California Subject Examinations for Teachers
  • Successful completion of coursework, as verified by a Commission-approved program of professional preparation that addresses each of the Commission-adopted domains of the applicable subject matter requirements.
  • Successful completion of an academic major in the subject they will teach.
  • A combination of coursework and examination options that meet or exceed the domains of the subject matter requirements. Such mixing of options may only be done by candidates enrolled in a Commission-approved preparation program that allows for this option.

Additional Pre-Requisite


Graduate Teaching Credential Core Courses


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