Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies With an Inspired Teaching and Learning Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential (California)
The Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies and with a California Inspired Teaching in Learning Preliminary Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential provides a broad, rigorous education preparing candidates for a teaching career at the elementary level. The program introduces candidates to essential knowledge, connections across the disciplines, and applies knowledge of life beyond the University. This degree program gives candidates an enriched and thought-provoking curriculum incorporating content across subjects. This program prepares teacher candidates with the knowledge, skills and dispositions required for entry into California’s teaching profession as a teacher. It is designed for multiple subject teacher candidates who will be dedicated to inspiring all PK12 learners by ensuring for them: social-emotional thriving, meaningful academic achievement, and equitable and inclusive learning communities. The program and courses meet the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) requirements for a Preliminary Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential.
*Please Note: To avoid interruptions to program progress and/or financial aid arrangements, students need to satisfy/pass the Basic Skills Requirement (e.g., CBEST) and Subject Matter Competency Requirement (e.g., CSET) PRIOR to starting the multiple credential area method courses.
For additional information on credential requirements, please see the Sanford College of Education Credential Information section of the catalog.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate an understanding of interdisciplinary theory and the practice of critical thinking for the collection, validation, analysis, and synthesis of historical data and new information.
- Explain the integration of knowledge in a global contact and engage in collaborative research across disciplines.
- Identify and appreciate the cultural perspectives of world view.
- Use information communications technology for knowledge sharing and the interdisciplinary approach.
- LIT 100 Introduction to Literature
- HIS 410 California History
- MTH 209A Fundamentals of Mathematics I
- BIS 301 Intro to Interdisc. Studies
- ENG 350 Fundamentals of Linguistics
- MTH 301 Fundamentals of Mathematics II
- ART 329 World Art
- BIS 401 Interdisciplinary Practice: In
- BIS 499 Interdisciplinary Studies Proj
- COM 380 Democracy in the Info. Age
- HIS 320 Culture of Global Capitalism
- SCI 300 Geography
- BIS 405 Genetic Anthropology
- MTH 410 Technology in Math Education