Social & Behavioral Sciences Division
Education Home Page
Child Development Department
Preparing for a Career in Teaching (PACT)
Teacher Preparation Pipeline
Location: BGS 314 [map]
Phone: (949) 582-4733
Fax: (949) 347-7363
Division Office Hours
Monday - Thursday
7:00am to 7:00pm
Friday 7:00am to 5:00pm
Phone: (949) 582-4208
Faculty and Staff Directory
The Education Department offers two introductory courses:
If you are interested in teaching elementary school, consider taking
EDUC 90- Intro to Elementary Education (3 units)
Explores careers in the teaching profession in a broad context, both
from an academic understanding as well as from experience garnered
through 45 hours in K-12 classrooms and schools. May meet Elementary
Subject Matter Preparation requirements.
If you are interested in teaching secondary school, consider taking
EDUC 115-Secondary School Teaching (4units)
This course provides an overview of the teaching profession for students
who are considering a career in secondary education. 40 hours of
fieldwork will be required.
Visit Preparing for a Career in Teaching (PACT) and Teacher Preparation Pipeline (TPP) to learn more about becoming a teacher.
Visit Teach California, to learn the different pathways to become a teacher. This website is adminstered by the California Department of Education.
Contact one of the teacher preparation counselors listed below for more information about transferring.
Jennifer Forster 949-582-4328 email@example.com or Carol Lerman at 949-582-4328 firstname.lastname@example.org