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Track Two - Multiple Subject Internship

The intern program is for full-time teachers in districts with which CSULB has a contractual intern agreement. All students in this program must be employed by the district as the full-time teacher of record in a multiple subject classroom and have met all program and intern program admission requirements. The program requires 24 units of foundational and subject specific course work followed by 16 units of intern student teaching.

Application Requirements

1. Hold a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.

2. Demonstrate subject matter competence by passing the California Subject Examinations for Teachers: Multiple Subjects (CSET: Multiple Subjects).

3. Meet the U.S. Constitution requirement (by course work or exam).

4. Pass the CBEST (or CTC-approved alternative).

5. Be assigned full-time to a self-contained K-8 multiple subject classroom in a partner school district.

6. Meet the program grade point average requirement of 2.67 overall or 2.75 in the last 60 semester or 90 quarter units.

7. Complete MSCP prerequisite and corequisite courses.

8. Become officially admitted to the Multiple Subject Credential Program.

9. Complete an interview with the Intern Program Director.

Prerequisites (12 units)

  • EDEL 380 Teaching & Learning in a Democratic Society (3 units)
  • EDSP 303 Preparing to Teach Special Populations in the General Education Classroom (1)
  • EDEL 413 Developmentally Appropriate Teaching Practices ( 2 units)
  • EDEL 431 Cultural and Linguistic Diversty in Schools (3 units)
  • EDEL 442 Teaching & Learning Language Arts, K-8
    (3 units) ( CalTPA Task 2)

Subject Specific Pedagogy ( 15 units)

  • EDEL 452 Teaching & Learning Reading, K-8 (3 units)
  • EDEL 462 Teaching & Learning Mathematics, K-8 (3 units)
  • EDEL 472 Teaching & Learning History- Social Science in Diverse Clasrooms (3 units) (CalTPA Task 1)
  • SCED 475 Teaching & Learning Science, K-8 (3 units)

Student Teaching

All requirements for advancement to student teaching must be met:
  • EDEL 572A Multiple Subject Internship (8)
    Prerequisites: Admission to 2042 Multiple Subject Internship and advancement to Intern Student Teaching.
  • EDEL 572B Multiple Subject Internship (8)
    Prerequisites: Admission to 2042 Multiple Subject Internship and advancement to Intern Student Teaching.
Note: Interns must attend apply to student teach by the November 1 deadline for spring and the April 1 deadline for summer and fall.

Additional Requirements for Bilingual Authorization Interns

Bilingual Authorization Interns should refer to Track 4, below, for pedagogy and culture of emphasis requirements.

Early Completion Intern Option

The Early Completion Intern Option allows qualified candidates to challenge the course work portion of the internship program and demonstrate their pedagogical skills by passage of the California Teaching Performance Assessment while serving as an intern. See an advisor in the Teacher Preparation Advising Center for details.

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