Multiple Subject
Professional Year Coursework

Professional Preparation Course of Study

The M.Ed./Multiple Subject Credential Program consists of eleven professional preparation courses, fifteen weeks of Pre-Student Teaching, fifteen weeks of Student Teaching, and RICA preparation, in an intensive year-long program of professional preparation. Diverse subject areas are integrated into a single inter-curricular course of study by emphasizing activity/inquiry techniques of instruction.

Students complete the following coursework for the M.Ed./Multiple Subject Credential:

TEP 151 Teaching the English Language Learner
TEP 161A-B-C Innovative Instructional Practices
TEP 181 Health Education
TEP 201 Intro to Resources for Teaching and Learning

TEP 203

Technology, Teaching and Learning
TEP 204 Technology and Professional Assessment
TEP 205A-B Reflective Teaching Practice
TEP 206 Teaching Performance Assessment Portfolio
TEP 250 Equitable Educational Research and Practice

(TEP 152A-B Bilingual Instructional Practices - candidates preparing to teach in bilingual classrooms only)

Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA)

The purpose of the RICA is to ensure that candidates for Multiple Subject Teaching Credentials possess the knowledge and skills important for the provision of effective reading instruction to students. Multiple Subject credential candidates must take and pass either one of the two RICA assessments to fulfill the RICA requirement.