topleft >  Services >  Governance Technology > 

Legal Resources | Title 5 |  T5  80005  

Authorization for Subject Areas for Service in Departmentalized Classes.   

arrow Previous bar Next arrow

(a) The holder of a Single Subject Teaching Credential may be assigned to teach the subjects which fall within the broad subject area listed on their document as found in 1 through 16. If a subject is listed below, it may only be taught by the holder of a Single Subject Teaching Credential with the broad subject area listed on their document. The holder of a Single Subject Teaching Credential may be assigned to teach a subject not listed below if the employing agency has determined its subject-matter content is directly related to the broad subject area.

(1) Agriculture: agricultural management, agricultural mechanics, agricultural science, animal science, forestry, horticulture, landscaping, and plant science;

(2) Art: art appreciation, art history, arts and crafts, art theory, calligraphy, cartooning, ceramics, commercial art, costume design, crafts, design, drawing, humanities, illustration, interior decoration, jewelry, leathermaking, painting, photography, sculpture, stagecraft, and yearbook;

(3) Business: accounting, business communications, business English, business mathematics, business management, business marketing, computer concepts and applications, consumer education, data processing, economics, general office occupations, keyboarding, marketing, shorthand, typewriting, and word processing;

(4) English: composition, creative writing, debate, drama, forensics, grammar, humanities, journalism, language arts, language structure, literature, poetry, public speaking, speech, theater arts, and yearbook;

(5) Health: child development, family life, human sexuality, nutrition, sexually transmitted disease education, and substance abuse;

(6) Home Economics: child development, clothing, consumer education, family life, foods, family economics, housing, human development, interior design, nutrition, parenting, and textiles;

(7) Industrial and Technology Education: automotive mechanics, carpentry, computer technology, construction, drafting, electricity, electronics, industrial crafts, industrial design, metals, millwork, photography, plastics, radio and television, technical science/power mechanics, welding, and woods;

(8) Languages Other Than English: courses in culture, grammar, composition, language structure, and literature of the language listed on the document;

(9) Mathematics: basic or general mathematics, algebra, calculus, computer science, consumer mathematics, geometry, mathematical analysis, statistics and probability, and trigonometry;

(10) Music: instrumental music, music appreciation, music theory, and vocal music;

(11) Physical Education: aquatics, dance, fundamental and creative movement, gymnastics, interscholastic sports, motor development or learning, physical conditioning, sports, and weightlifting;

(12) Science: Biological Science: anatomy, biology, botany, ecology, environmental science, evolution, genetics, physiology, and zoology;

(13) Science: Chemistry: chemical reactions, qualitative analysis, quantitative analysis, and structure and stability;

(14) Science: Geoscience: astronomy, cosmology, earth science, forestry, geology, meteorology, oceanography, and paleontology;

(15) Science: Physics: energy, mechanics, and thermodynamics;

(16) Social Science: American government, anthropology, contemporary issues, current events, cultural studies, economics, ethnic studies, geography, government, history, humanities, international government, law, politics, psychology, sociology, United States history, and world history.

(b) The holder of a teaching credential based on a baccalaureate degree and a teacher preparation program, including student teaching or the equivalent, may be assigned, with his or her consent, to teach subject-matter classes which do not fall within or are not directly related to the broad subject areas listed in (a) if the employing agency has determined the teacher has the requisite knowledge and skills. Verification of this decision must be kept on file in the office of the employing agency for purposes of the monitoring of certificated assignments pursuant to Education Code Section 44258.9(b). Such courses may include, but are not limited to, life skills, conflict management, study skills, leadership, teen skills, and study hall. Service in such assignments is limited to the grade level authorized by the teaching credential.

Authority cited:

Education Code 44225(e)


Education Code 44225(q)

Education Code 44258.9

(Added by Register 2000, No. 22)