2018-2019 Catalog

Designated Subject Adult Education Teaching Credential

The Division is currently not accepting students into the Designated Subject Adult Education Teaching Credential.

For more information, please contact the Division of Extended Education (310) 243-3741.

 

  • NOTE: The Designated Subjects Adult Education Teaching Credential program may not accept new students at this time. For more information, please contact Extended Education Services, (310) 243-3741.

 

The Designated Subject Adult Education Teaching Credential Program is designed for students who meet requirements for a Two-Level Preliminary Adult Education Credential and would like to fulfill requirements for a Professional Clear Adult Education Credential. Graduates find employment in public and private schools, community agencies, private industry, health services, government agencies, military settings, correctional and religious institutions, volunteer agencies, and centers for older adults.

Requirements for the Two-Level Preliminary Adult Education Teaching Credential

  1. Qualifying Experience and/or Education
  • Academic Subjects
    • English as a Second Language
    • Elementary and Secondary Basic Skills
    • A Language Other Than English
    • English
    • Fine Arts
    • Life Science, including General Science
    • Physical Science, including General Science
    • Mathematics
    • Social Science
Qualifying education for an adult education credential authorizing the teaching of an academic subject shall include a baccalaureate or higher degree completed at a regionally accredited college or university and completion of 20 semester units or 10 upper division semester units in the subject to be taught.
  • Non-Academic Categories
  • Adults with Disabilities
  • Older Adults
  • Health and Safety
  • Parent Education
  • Home Economics
  • Vocational Education     
Qualifying experience, or experience and education, or education, for an adult education credential authorizing the teaching of a non-academic subject shall meet one of the criteria described in the table below:

 

Yrs of Subject-Related Education and/or Training + Experience Required
High school diploma or equivalent + 5 years
24 semester units of college course work, + 4 years including a minimum of 4 semester units in the subject to be taught
48 semester units of college course work + 3 years including a minimum of 8 semester units in the subject to be taught
72 semester units of college course work, + 2 years including a minimum of 12 semester units in the subject to be taught
96 semester units of college course work, + 1 year including a minimum of 16 semester units in the subject to be taught
Bachelor's or higher degree completed at a regionally accredited college or university with 20 semester units, or 10 upper division units in the subject to be taught + 0 years

2. Knowledge of the Constitution of the United States : Completion of the U.S. Constitution requirement (POL 101 or equivalent).

3. Passage of the California Basic Education Skills Test (CBEST). Applicants for the adult credential in NON-ACADEMIC subjects are exempt from this requirement.