Future Single Subject Credential Candidates

Thank you for your interest in the Single Subject Credential Program. 
The Single Subject Credential Program contains a total of 34 units of coursework. Click here to view a complete listing of credential program coursework and our policy on course substitution requests. All coursework in our program can be completed in two or three semesters. 

Due to the strong emphasis on theory-to-practice, this program will require a full-time commitment from candidates. A majority of our candidates complete the program in two semesters and receive early offers of employment. 

Click here to learn about our Alternative Options for earning a Single Subject Credential (Fresno Teacher Residency, Partnership Cohorts & Internships). 

Below is a list of each single subject credential offered and the department's individual requirements, as they vary based on the subject you are pursuing. To learn more about the admission requirements, please see visit the "Application Process" link.

Academic Departments

Subject Matter Competency
(required for admission)

Internship Credential Option

Must have obtained Subject Matter Competency & 9 units of coursework complete to be intern-eligible. See below for additional eligibility requirements by department. 
For more information, visit the Teacher Internship Program website

Agriculture
Contact Information
Ag Education Subject Matter Preparation Program (link) Not Offered
Art
Contact Information
Art Education Subject Matter Preparation Program (link)
OR *CSET in Art (link)
*Whether completing Subject Matter Competency by coursework or by the CSET, 
the Departmental Portfolio must be completed.  For more information on the Departmental Portfolio, 
see the Art Education Advisor in the Department of Art and Design.
Approval from Academic Department, page 3 of Internship application
English
Contact Information
English Education Subject Matter Preparation Program (link) OR 
CSET in English (link)
Approval from Academic Department, page 3 of Internship application AND Satisfactory completion of EHD 155A Initial Student Teaching OR Verified Successful Teaching Experience on Short Term Permit
Industrial Technology
Contact Information
CSET in Industrial & Technology Ed. (link) Approval from Academic Department, page 3 of Internship application
Mathematics
Contact Information
Mathematics Education Subject Matter Preparation Program (link)
OR CSET in Mathematics (link)
Approval from Academic Department, page 3 of Internship application
Music 
Contact Information
Music Education Subject Matter Preparation Program (link) OR
CSET in Music (link)
Approval from Academic Department, page 3 of Internship application AND Satisfactory completion of EHD 155A Initial Student Teaching OR Verified Successful Teaching Experience on Short Term Permit.
Physical Education
Contact Information
Physical Education Subject Matter Preparation Program (link) OR
CSET in Physical Education (link)
Approval from Academic Department, page 3 of Internship application
Sciences: Biology, Chemistry, Geoscience, and Physics
Contact Information
Science Education Subject Matter Preparation Program (link)

CSET in Science (
link)
CSET in Foundational Level General Science (link)
Approval from Academic Department, page 3 of Internship application
Social Sciences
Contact Information
Social Science Subject Matter Preparation Program (link) OR
CSET in Social Science (link)
Approval from Academic Department, page 3 of Internship application
World Languages: French
Contact Information
CSET in French (link) Approval from Academic Department, page 3 of Internship application
World Languages: Spanish
Contact Information
Spanish Subject Matter Preparation Program (link) OR 
CSET in Spanish (link)
Approval from Academic Department, page 3 of Internship application