Requirements and Details

Because of continuous changes in the field of education, admissible transfer courses must be taken within the last seven years at an accredited university or college. Additionally, courses previously taken at the University of La Verne must also be less than seven years old to be accepted into the current degree.

Multiple Subject-Waiver Option – Central Campus Only (pending state approval)

The LaFetra College of Education is currently in the process of obtaining a Multiple Subject Waiver through the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. Students taking the Educational Studies major under the waiver will be waived from the California Subject Matter Exam (CSET) required for their teaching credential. Students will be required to take the major core requirements listed below as well as other requirements (which include the general education requirements) and a 12-semester hour subject area of emphasis.

For the status of the approval and a list of core requirements and areas of emphasis, consult the Program Chairperson.

Total program:44 semester hours

Core Requirements: 44 Semester Hours

Code Course Title Units
EDUC 306 Writing for Educators 4
EDUC 310 Foundations of Educations 4
EDUC 325 Children’s Literature in the Classroom 4
EDUC 330 Instructional Approaches to Physical Education 4
EDUC 349 Visual and Performing Arts for the Elementary Teacher 4
EDUC 350 Child Psychology and Development 4
EDUC 385 Teaching K-8 Social Studies 4
EDUC 389 Instructional Approaches to Mathematics 4
EDUC 390 Science for the Elementary Teachers 4
EDUC 407 Learning Technology for Educators 4
EDUC 499D Senior Seminar for Educational Studies Major 4

Recommended Elective Courses: 8 semester hours

Code Course Title Units
EDUC 305 Internet in the Classroom for K-12 Educators 2
EDUC 252 Childhood Environments: Culture, Education and Media 4
EDUC 420 Sex, Drugs and Health Education 2

Concentration* (optional):12 upper division semester hours

Completion of an approved concentration in one of the following areas: Child Development, English, Fine Arts, Human Development, Languages and Literature, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Kinesiology, Natural and Social Sciences, Special Education and Teacher Education.
* – Main Campus/CAPA students only. ROC students check with academic advisor for availability.