Students are required to take the courses in this sequence.
PRIOR to taking ITL 402, the candidate is required to submit a complete Credential Packet. This packet includes, but is not limited to, a background clearance and Negative TB test. To better understand these requirements, please refer to the Sanford College of Education’s Credential Information section located in this catalog.
PRIOR to beginning any of the Multiple Subject Methods courses, the candidate must have completed all Foundation courses, passed CBEST (California Basic Educational Skills Test) and passed CSET (California Subject Examination Test).
There is an application process for applying to student teaching (clinical practice).
Each credential course (ITL) includes a required four-hour field experience in one or more K-6 classrooms representing diverse student populations. The field experience is not associated with any clinical practice courses.
This coursework will not transfer as graduate level credit to National University or any other university as it is part of an undergraduate degree program. Grades earned in graduate level courses will be calculated as part of the student’s undergraduate grade point average.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Integrate the knowledge needed for engaging/supporting all K-12 learners, including those with diverse learning needs.
- Integrate the knowledge needed for creating/maintaining effective learning environments for all K-12 learners, including those with diverse learning needs.
- Integrate the knowledge needed for making subject matter comprehensible for all K-12 learners, including those with diverse learning needs.
- Integrate the knowledge needed for designing/planning learning experiences for all K-12 learners, including those with diverse learning needs.
- Integrate the knowledge needed for assessing all K-12 learners, including those with diverse learning needs.
- Integrate the knowledge needed for being a legal, ethical, and professional educator for all K-12 learners, including those with diverse learning needs.
- Reflect critically about the application of the inspired teaching and learning principles.
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