Oct 25, 2021  
2020-2021 General Catalog 
    
2020-2021 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Track II: Multiple Subject Preparation Program (Pre-credential elementary teaching), B.A.


The Hutchins School offers a California Commission on Teacher Credentialing approved subject matter preparation program for students intending to enter a California elementary teaching credential program for either Multiple Subjects or Education Specialist, after completion of the B.A. The B.A. pre-credential option ensures:

  • Interdisciplinary subject matter proficiency
  • Possession of the high-level analytic, synthetic, creative, and expressive academic skills required of future educators
  • Carefully planned coursework to meet state-mandated content standards for prospective elementary teachers
  • Excellent content preparation for the CSET: Multiple Subjects exam as well as for as admission to a professional teacher training program

Track II: Pre-Credential Multiple Subjects Preparation program waives SSU upper division General Education requirements. In exchange, Track II students complete specified courses in the sciences, visual art history, performing arts, and kinesiology. Track II also includes a 12 unit pathway in an area of concentration content area for teacher preparation such as Human Development, Mathematics, Science, Reading Language & Literature, History & Social Science, or Visual & Performing Arts. The area of concentration pathway may include General Education courses, elective courses, and Hutchins major requirements. A minor in another department may waive the area of concentration. See forms section of Hutchins website for details www.sonoma.edu/hutchins.

Track II Additional Major Requirements


Choose one of the following:

The following are required:


* Pre-requisite for SSU Multiple Subjects credential program, grade of C or higher required. LIBS 312  includes 45 hour field experience required for credential program, EDUC 417  does not.

Units


Track II Additional Major Requirements: 21-22

Sample Four-Year Program


Track II, Pre-Credential Elementary Teacher Preparation


(Including Hutchins Lower Division GE program)

Freshman Year: 30 Units


Fall Semester (15 Units)

Spring Semester (15 Units)

Sophomore Year: 29-32 Units


Fall Semester (15-16 Units)

Spring Semester (14-16 Units)

Junior Year: 30-32 Units


Take CSET: Multiple Subjects summer junior year. **

Senior Year: 28-32 Units


Fall Semester (15-16 Units)

Spring Semester (13-16 Units)

Total Units: 120


* All courses (except LIBS 101  - LIBS 202 ) must be taken for a letter grade unless offered CR/NC only. You must earn a “C-” or higher in all courses used for the major. LIBS 312 , and EDMS 419  must be a “C” or higher to meet credential requirements.

This plan is a suggestion only and may require students to vary their plan according to courses available and individual needs. Please seek advising if you have questions regarding your four year plan.

** Visit www.cset.nesinc.com for testing information.

*** A grade of C or higher in LIBS 327  waives the WEPT (Written English Proficiency Test)

Liberal Studies B.A., Track II (upper division transfer students)


(Without Hutchins Lower Division GE program)

Freshman Year: 30 Units


Fall Semester (15 Units)

Spring Semester (15 Units)

Sophomore Year: 30 Units


Fall Semester (16 Units)

Spring Semester (14 Units)

Junior Year: 30 Units


Senior Year: 30 Units


Spring Semester (15 Units)

Total Units: 120