Teacher Education

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Liberal Studies - Teacher Education Emphasis

Students wanting to obtain a California Multiple Subject Teaching Credential may enroll in the teacher education degree from our Christian college. California students can rely on this program to provide a strong educational and biblical foundation. It has been developed to meet the multiple-subject program requirements of the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. Requirements for this emphasis include specific general education courses as well as courses selected from various disciplines taught in the elementary classroom, and are listed in the column to the right. Requirements include general education core courses and an advanced specialization.

Minimum Grade for Courses in Major

Christian students seeking our teaching degree in California are required to earn a grade of C- or above in every course in LS curriculum. A student who earns below a C- must repeat the course.

Minimum Grade for Education Courses

Students in the teacher education emphasis are required to earn a grade of B- or better in every course taken in the Teacher Education Department, which has an ED prefix.


The link below is to the Commission on Teacher Credentialing Annual Report Card on CTC prepared programs for the Academic Year 2009-2010. The Master's College Teacher Education Preparation Program Data can be found on page 42.

Annual Report Card on California Teacher Preparation Programs for the Academic Year 2009-2010