Focuses on earth science content and scientific investigation and experimentation abilities required for the multiple-subject teaching credential. Topics include Earth's atmosphere and water, structure and composition of the solid Earth, processes that change the Earth (with emphasis on plate tectonics and California geology), Earth's resources, and Earth's place in the solar system and universe. (Offered fall and spring semesters.)
This course fosters the development of arts education programs in local communities. Students will employ a combination of community organizing skills and arts teaching strategies to facilitate arts education programs at specific sites. Students provide one-on-one or group tutoring and utilize a variety of learned skills to facilitate arts education. Students become self-reflective, culturally aware and responsive community participants through reciprocal service and learning projects.