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Subjects Added as Introductory Supplementary Authorizations.   

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(a) Candidates seeking supplementary authorization in any language other than English shall, in addition to the requirements specified in Section 80089, submit verification of having either (1), (2), (3), or (4) below:

(1) passed the oral language portion of the Bilingual Certificate of Competence Examination in the language to be listed on the credential. Such verification shall be in the form of a letter from any institution or other educational agency, approved by the Commission as an assessor agency for the Bilingual Certificate of Competence. Whenever a written assessment instrument for a language other than Spanish is not available, a panel may be used by assessor agencies to assess a candidate's knowledge of the target language competencies, in accordance with Commission guidelines regulating assessment for languages other than Spanish, or

(2) passed the speaking and listening sections of Test 6 of the Crosscultural Language and Academic Development/Bilingual Crosscultural Language and Academic Development (CLAD/BCLAD) Examinations described in Section 80015.3 in the language to be listed on the credential; or

(3) oral proficiency in the language to be listed on the credential at a level equivalent to that of a person with a bachelor's degree with a major in that language. This level of proficiency shall be verified by a letter from the Chair of the Language Department of a regionally accredited 4 year college or university; or

(4) oral proficiency in the language to be listed on the credential at the level required to complete a Bilingual Emphasis or Bilingual Crosscultural Language and Academic Development (BCLAD) Emphasis Credential Program as verified by a letter from a person authorized to issue such verification by the college or university that offers such a program.

(b) The following listed subjects may be added as introductory supplementary authorizations to a valid teaching credential specified in Education Code Section 44256(a).

(1) Introductory Agriculture, including at least one course in each of the following areas: animal science, plant science, and agricultural mechanics;

(2) Introductory Art, including at least one course in each of the following areas: drawing and painting, art history or appreciation, and crafts;

(3) Introductory Business, including at least one course in each of the following areas: business management, business marketing or introduction to business, computer concepts and applications, economics, business communications or business English, and accounting;

(4) Introductory English, including at least one course in each of the following areas: composition, literature, and grammar or language structure;

(5) Introductory Language Other Than English (Specify), including at least one course in the language covering each of the following areas: grammar, composition, conversation, and literature;

(6) Introductory Health Sciences, including at least one course in each of the following areas: substance abuse (including alcohol, drug, and tobacco), family life education (including human sexuality, HIV/AIDS, and sexually transmitted diseases), nutrition comprehensive school health systems or programs, and health education theory, behavior, or foundations;

(7) Introductory Home Economics, including at least one course in each of the following areas: food and nutrition, clothing, child development, and family life and parenting;

(8) Introductory Industrial Arts, including at least one course in each of the following areas: drafting or graphic arts, woods or metals, and electricity or electronics;

(9) Introductory Mathematics, including al least one course in each of the following areas (all course work shall be at least at a level for which intermediate algebra is a prerequisite): college algebra, geometry, and development of the real number system or introduction to mathematics; or three courses in calculus or other mathematics courses for which algebra and geometry are prerequisites;

(10) Introductory Music, including at least one course in each of the following areas: vocal music, instrumental music, music history or appreciation, and music theory;

(11) Introductory Physical Education, including at least one course in each of the following areas: team sports and games; fundamental and creative movement skills (such as dance and gymnastics); human movement, motor development, and/or motor learning; and individual, dual, nontraditional and global sports and games (such as aquatics, conditioning, and archery);

(12) Introductory Science, including at least one course in each of the following areas: biological sciences, chemistry, geosciences, and physics; and

(13) Introductory Social Science, including at least one course in each of the following areas: United States history, California history, world history, geography, and United States government.

(c) Introductory Home Economics Supplementary Authorizations must include a laboratory component in one of the listed subject areas. The course of study must cover both subject areas of food and nutrition but a single course may be used to meet the requirement. The course of study must cover both subject areas of family life and parenting, but a single course may be used to meet the requirement.

(d) Introductory Science Supplementary Authorizations Authorized by 80089.2(b)(12) shall include a one year sequence of courses in at least two of the listed subject areas. At least one course must include a laboratory component.

Authority cited:

Education Code 44225

Reference:

Education Code 44256

Education Code 44349

(Amended by Register 96, No. 44.)