Chapter 1 Credentials Issued Under the Teacher Preparation and Licensing Law of 1970 Article 3 Examinations and Subject Matter Specific Subject Matter Authorizations
(a) The holder of a valid teaching credential specified in Education Code Section 44256(a) and (b) may have one or more of the subjects listed in subsection (b) added as a specific subject matter authorization. Equivalent quarter hours may be used to meet the semester hour requirement. The candidate shall verify completion of either (1) or (2) below:
(1) a collegiate major from a regionally accredited college or university in a subject directly related to each subject from subsection (b) to be listed, or
(2) 32 semester or 48 quarter hours of non-remedial collegiate coursework directly related to the requested subject listed in subsection (b) except for history which requires a minimum of 16 semester units in both world history and U. S. history. A grade of "C" or above in any course used to meet the provisions of this subsection shall be required. Non-remedial coursework for the purposes of this section shall be defined as coursework that is applicable toward a bachelor's degree or a higher degree at a regionally accredited college or university.
(b) The following subjects may be added as a specific subject matter authorization to a valid teaching credential specified in Education Code Section 44256(a) and (b):
Economics (social science)
(c) A subject specified in subsection (b) as a specific subject matter authorization authorizes the holder to teach courses in the specific subject in departmentalized classes in grades preschool and K-12 or in classes organized primarily for adults.
Education Code 12001
Education Code 44225
Education Code 44225(e)
Education Code 44256
(Added by Register 2004, No. 47)