Teaching Credential | San Diego Christian College

Why San Diego Christian College?

Affordable

Low tuition costs put a Christian education within reach of anyone called to serve. SDC provides a valuable education for less than many other private institutions.

Distinguished

SDC has earned a reputation for preparing exceptional leaders. Business leaders, pastors and other professionals have achieved success after SDC.

Christ-focused

The SDC academic experience is delivered from a biblical worldview. Christ is infused into every curriculum and classroom experience.

Effective

An experienced faculty gives personal attention to each student so they can reach their full potential. A caring learning environment is ideal for spiritual growth.

Teaching Credential

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.

Students who are interested in earning a Master of Arts in Teaching can complete the teaching credential in accord with the Master of Arts in Teaching

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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