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2016-2018 Catalog 
2016-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Clear Ryan Credential

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Program of Study

Although the Ryan credential is no longer offered as a program (California has transitioned to the SB 2042 standards), CSUSM continues to provide a means for clearing the Ryan credential. There are two options available to clear a Ryan Preliminary Credential:

University Recommendation

Candidates may receive a California State University San Marcos recommendation of a five-year Clear Multiple- or Single-Subject Ryan Credential if, in addition to completing program requirements for the Preliminary Ryan Credential, the candidate also satisfies:

(a) Fifth Year of Study

Completion of a fifth year of study (thirty (30) units of upper-division or graduate work). Applicants entering a professional teacher preparation program with a bachelor’s degree may use the preparation program as appropriate for the fifth year.

(b) Health Education

Completion of a course in Health Education including information on alcohol, narcotics, drugs, tobacco, and nutrition (EDUC 571 or PE 201 or PE 203 ). The requirement includes training in infant, child, and adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

(c) Computer Education

Completion of an advanced Computer Education course which includes general and specialized skills in the use of computers in the support of teaching and learning integrated into the curriculum (EDUC 422  or EDT 630 ).

(d) Special Education

Completion of a requirement in the needs of and methods of providing educational opportunities to individuals with exceptional needs (mainstreaming) (EDUC 501 ).

Complete an SB 2042 Clear Teacher Induction Program

and CPR training. Contact your school district directly for details. Option two is the only option available to qualify for a Clear SB 2042 Credential.

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