Teaching Credential

Overview

The Department of Education at San Diego Christian College is dedicated to developing qualified Christian educators who are prepared to inspire students. Furthermore, SDC’s Teaching Credential program prepares students for the California State Single and Multiple Subject Preliminary Teaching Credentials and Association of Christian Schools International Teaching Certificates.

Interested in earning a Teaching Credential in accord with a Master of Arts in Teaching? Learn more by clicking here.

Teaching Credential Program Overview

Block 1: Prerequisites

  • Introduction to Education
  • Health Education
  • U.S. Constitution
  • Educational Technology
  • Linguistics
  • Elementary Math, Science, and VAPA courses

Block 2: Teacher Credential Coursework

(Classes in this block may differ depending on the credential being sought)

  • Educational Psychology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
    • (Elementary and Secondary)
  • Seminar in Professional Development
  • Elementary and Secondary Literacy
  • Secondary Teaching Methods
  • TESOL

Block 3: Student Teaching

  • Student Teaching
    • (16-18 weeks of full time clinical classroom placement)
  • Seminar in Directed Student Teaching

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