Academic Program

Academic Program

Under the sponsorship of University of the Pacific, BATTI satisfies the multiple subject credential requirements set forth by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. While classes are not held at University of the Pacific, the university helps to provide instructors and arranges for financial aid through their Department of Financial Aid. Upon completion of the program, BATTI students apply for their teaching credential through Pacific’s credential service office.

Fall 2016

  • Literacy – 4 Unit Course
  • Transformative Education – 3 Unit Course

Total Units: 7

Spring 2017

  • Second Language Learners – 4 Unit Course
  • Technology in Education – 2 Unit Course
  • Math Curriculum & Instruction – 2 Unit Course

Total Units: 8

Summer 2017

  • Literacy and Social Studies – 4 Unit Course

Total Units: 4

Fall 2017

  • Research in Education (MA Course) – 3 Unit Course
  • Science Curriculum Instruction – 2 Unit Course
  • Special Education – 2 Unit Course

Total Units: 7

Spring 2018

  • Professional Practice – 5 Unit Course
  • Assessment in Learning (MA Course) – 3 Unit Course

Total Units: 8

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

1. Public School Placement
While BATTI students’ major experience is in the school that hires them, they get 30-45 hours of experience during the first year and 90 hours during the summer in the public schools. BATTI students become regular volunteers, or Observer/Participants, serving 5-10 days in the first year. They will work with an experienced mentor teacher in classrooms that have at least 1/3 English learners.

2. Additional Required Coursework and Certification
In order to receive your credential, you must fulfill several other requirements, including:

* US Constitution Class (may be waived if you have taken approved college course)
* CPR certification
* Passing a reading instruction competency exam, RICA.

* Please see the Admissions Packet for more information.