The Single Subject Teaching Credential in Health Science prepares one to teach health science in California middle/high schools. Requirements include: a) Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Science with a completion of the school health option from a program approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing or BS/BA and a passing score on the CSET in Health Science, b) GPA of 2.75 on the last 60 semester units, c) Professional education courses beyond the B.S. which begin with EDSS 300D: Introduction to Teaching Health Science, d) student teaching in health science. See the Health Science Single Subject Advisor.
The Health Science Subject Matter Program is being revised to meet new state standards when the revised program has been approved by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing, the new course requirements will be in effect and supersede current catalog copy.
For additional information about teaching in California middle/high schools, see the Single Subject Teacher Education Program.