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Clear Education Specialist Credential

Prerequisites for Special Education (SPED)
Preliminary Credential Program

CSUF Prerequisites for Special Education Credential Program

Getting ready for your preliminary education specialist credential program?

Prepare online with the Prerequisites for Special Education Preliminary Credential (SPED) Program from Cal State Fullerton!

With the latest in practice and theory, you’ll be more ready than ever to earn your credential with these prerequisites.

Get ready for your next step as an educator!

Cal State Fullerton's SPED Courses:

These courses are required for the EIP pathway. Click on a course link for more information—including description, cost and dates—or to register.

  • SPED 425 - Language and Culture for Special Populations: Foundations of Culture and Language and the IEP (Enrollment through Open University)
  • SPED 322 - Introduction to Positive Behavior Support (Enrollment through Open University)
  • SPED 371 – Exceptional Individual (Enrollment through Open University)

Program Stats:

  • Three courses.
  • Fully online.