Area of Emphasis in Elementary (Multiple Subject)

These courses are intended for students who plan to complete a bachelor’s degree at a transfer institution in preparation for a California Multiple Subject Teaching Credential. Most students pursue this credential with the goal of becoming an elementary school or special education teacher.

Common university majors in this field include: Liberal Studies, Human Development, Interdisciplinary Studies, and Teacher Preparation.
This degree is designed to accommodate the differing requirements of a wide variety of transfer institutions and major options. Because admission and major preparation requirements vary at each transfer institution, courses used to complete this major should be selected with the assistance of a San Diego City College counselor.

Associate in Arts Degree: Liberal Arts and Sciences with an Emphasis in Elementary (Multiple Subject) Teaching Preparation

Courses Required for the Major:

Students should complete a minimum of 33 units in Elementary (Multiple Subject) Teaching Preparation courses:

  • COURSE UNITS
    AMSL 116 American Sign Language Level II4
    ARAB 102 Second Course in Arabic5
    ARTF 100 Art Orientation
    3
    BIOL 107 General Biology-Lecture and
    Laboratory
    4
    BIOL 210A Introduction to the Biological
    Sciences I
    4
    BLAS 140A History of the U.S., Black Perspectives
     3
    BLAS 140B History of the U.S, Black Perspectives
     3
    CHIC 141A United States History from a Chicano
    Perspective
     3
    CHIC 141B United States History from a Chicano
    Perspective
     3
    CHIL 101 Human Growth and Development
    3
    DANC 181 History of Dance
    3
    DRAM 103 Acting for Non-majors
     3
    DRAM 105 Introduction to Dramatic Arts
    3
    EDUC 200 Teaching as a Profession 2
    EDUC 203 Service Learning for Prospective
    Teachers
     1
    ENGL 101 Reading and Composition 3
    ENGL 105 Composition and Literature3
    ENGL 205 Critical Thinking and Intermediate
    Composition
    3
    ENGL 208 Introduction to Literature3
    ENGL 220 Masterpieces of World Literature I:
    1500 BCE - 1600 CE 
    3
    ENGL 221 Masterpieces of World Literature II:
    1600 - Present
    3
    FREN 102 Second Course in French
     5
    GEOG 104 World Regional Geography3
    GEOL 101 Physical Geology Laboratory
     1
    GEOL 104 Earth Science
     3
    GERM 102 Second Course in German5
    HEAL 195 Health Education For Teachers
     2
    HIST 100 World History I
     3
    HIST 101 World History II
     3
    HIST 109 History of the United States I
    3
    HIST 110 History of the United States II
    3
    HUMA 106 World Religions
    3
    ITAL 102 Second Course in Italian
    5
    LIBS 101 Information Literacy and Research
    Skills
     1
    MATH 210A Concepts of Elementary School
    Mathematics I
    3
    MATH 210B Concepts of Elementary School
    Mathematics II
     3
    MATH 212 Children’s Mathematical Thinking
     3
    MUSI 100 Introduction to Music
    3
    MUSI 108 The Business of Music
     3
    MUSI 109 World Music
     3
    MUSI 110 Music for Elementary School Teachers
     3
    MUSI 111 Jazz - History and Development
     3
    PHIL 100 Logic and Critical Thinking3
    PHIL 102A Introduction To Philosophy: Reality and
    Knowledge
    3
    PHIL 104A History Of Western Philosophy3
    PHIL 102B Introduction To Philosophy: Values
    3
    PHIL 104B History of Western Philosophy
     3
    PHIL 205 Critical Thinking and Writing in
    Philosophy
    3
    PHYN 100 Survey of Physical Science
     3
    EXSC 240 Physical Education in the Elementary
    Schools
     3
    PHYN 101 Survey of Physical Science Laboratory 1
    POLI 102 The American Political System 3
    PSYC 101 General Psychology
     3
    PSYC 230 Psychology of Lifespan Development
    3
    SPAN 101 First Course in Spanish
    5
    SPAN 102 Second Course in Spanish
    5
    COMS 103 Oral Communication
    3
    COMS 135 Interpersonal Communication
    3
    COMS 160 Argumentation
    3
    COMS 170 Small Group Communication
     3
    Total Units = 33