CAST Partnership Program for:

  • California Multiple Subject Teaching Credential
  • California Single Subject Teaching Credential

The California Multiple Subject (for elementary teachers) or Single Subject (for middle school and high school teachers) Preliminary Teaching Credential authorizes you to teach in a California public school. This California Preliminary Teaching Credential is valid for 5 years.  After completion of the Preliminary Credential, holders have five years to clear their credential by completing an approved induction program, frequently offered through districts and county offices of education.

CAST Partnership Program for Master of Arts Degree in Urban Education (Choose One Concentration)
During the second year of coursework, candidates declare one of three concentrations for the Master of Arts in Urban Education:

  • Digital Learning
  • Educational Policy and Administration
  • Language and Culture

 

CAST Program Multiple Subject Credential Coursework - Year 1

Pre-Service Courses (5 units)

  • EDUR 5021 Teaching English Learners (2 units)
    EDUR 5023 Introduction to Teaching and Learning (3 units)

Core Credential and Methods Coursework (16 units)

  • EDUR 5022 Transformative Pedagogy (1 unit)
  • EDUR 5024 Critical Issues in Education (3 units)
  • EDUR 5025 Introduction to Elementary Methods and Literacy (3 units)
  • EDUR 5026 Development of Elementary Methods and Literacy (3 units)
  • EDUR 5027 Introduction to assessment (1 unit)
  • EDUR 5028 Advanced Assessment for Teachers (1 unit)
  • EDUR 5051 Urban Education Field Experience 1 (2 units)
  • EDUR 5052 Urban Education Field Experience (2 units)
     

CAST Program Single Subject Credential Coursework - Year 1

Pre-Service Courses (5 units)

  • EDUR 5021 Teaching English Learners (2 units)
  • EDUR 5023 Introduction to Teaching and Learning (3 units)

Core Credential and Methods Coursework (10 units)

  • EDUR 5022 Transformative Pedagogy (1 unit)
  • EDUR 5024 Critical Issues in Education (3 units)
  • EDUR 5027 Introduction to assessment (1 unit)
  • EDUR 5028 Advanced Assessment for Teachers (1 unit)
  • EDUR 5051 Urban Education Field Experience 1 (2 units)
  • EDUR 5052 Urban Education Field Experience (2 units)

Methods Intro Course #1  (2 units)

  • EDUR 5029 Introduction to Secondary Mathematics and Literacy (2 units), or,
  • EDUR 5031 Introduction to Approaches to Teaching Science and Literacy (2 units), or,
  • EDUR 5033 Introduction to Approaches to Teaching Social Science and Literacy (2 units), or
  • EDUR 5035 Introduction to Teaching English Language Arts in Departmentalized Setting (2 units), or,
  • EDUR 5037 Introduction to Teaching World Languages in a Departmentalized Setting (2 units), or,
  • Other

Methods Advanced Course #2  (2 units)

  • EDUR 5030 Advanced Secondary Mathematics and Literacy (2 units), or,
  • EDUR 5032 Advanced Approaches to Teaching Science and Literacy (2 units), or,
  • EDUR 5034 Contemporary Approaches to Teaching Social Science and Literacy (2 units), or
  • EDUR 5036 Contemporary Approaches to Teaching English Lang Arts in a Setting (2 units), or,
  • EDUR 5038 Contemporary Approaches to Teaching World Languages in a Setting (2 units), or,
  • Other

Master of Arts in Urban Education Degree Coursework - Year 2

15 units of credential coursework (outlined above) is applied towards the Master of Arts in Urban Education. For the Master of Arts in Urban Education, the coursework completed in year 2, is a a minimum of 12 units from one of the three concentrations below, plus 4-units for the capstone research project (total 16 units in year 2). 

Digital Learning Concentration (Choose 12 units)

EDUR 6102 The Context of Schooling (3 units)
EDUR 6324 Technology in Multilingual Settings (3 units)
EDUR 6327 Learning and Teaching with Technology (3 units)
EDUR 6328 Survey of Digital Technologies for Urban Education (3 units)
EDLA 6840 Spirituality and Leadership in Catholic School Teaching (3 units)
EDUR 6998 Special Studies (1 to 3 units)

Educational Policy and Administration Concentration (Choose 12 units)

EDUR 6102 The Context of Schooling (3 units)
EDUR 6324 Technology in Multilingual Settings (3 units)
EDLA 6427 Advocacy from a Legal Perspective (3 units)
EDLA 6428 Business of Education (3 units)
EDLA 6429 Specializing in Charter Schools (3 units)
EDLA 6840 Spirituality and Leadership in Catholic School Teaching (3 units)
EDUR 6998 Special Studies (1 to 3 units)

Language and Culture Concentration (Choose 12 units)

EDES 5324 Bilingualism and Biliteracy (3 units)
EDUR 6100 Anthropological Analysis of Cultural Diversity (3 units)
EDUR 6102 Context of Schooling (3 units)
EDLA 6840 Spirituality and Leadership in Catholic School Teaching (3 units)
EDES 5320 Chicano/Latino Cultures: An Interdisciplinary Perspective (3 units)
EDES 5330 Chinese/American/American-Chinese Cultures: An Interdisciplinary Perspect. (3 units)
EDES 6320 Methodology for Primary Language Instruction in a Bilingual Setting (3 units)
EDES 6330 Methodology for Chinese Language Instruction in Bilingual Settings (3 units)
EDUR 6998 Special Studies (1 to 3 units)
 

Capstone Research

  • EDUR 5018 Research in Urban Education (3 units)
  • EDUR 5020 Research Project in Urban Education (1 unit)

 

Per Federal Regulation 34 CFR 668.43(a)(5)(v), all LMU School of Education credential/licensure programs meet the California state requirements as specified by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) and for the CA Board of Behavioral Sciences as appropriate. The institution has not made a determination as to whether these credential, licensure, and professional preparation programs meet the requirements of states outside of California. If you are interested in practicing outside the state of California, it is recommended that you contact the respective licensing entity of that state to seek information or guidance regarding their licensure and credential requirements in advance to allow for appropriate planning.