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Division Office
Location: BGS 314 [map]

Phone: (949) 582-4733
Fax: (949) 347-7363

Division Office Hours
Monday - Thursday
7:00am to 7:00pm
Friday 7:00am to 5:00pm
Closed Weekends

Department Information
Phone: (949) 582-4208

Department Chairperson
Christina Smith View profile information for Staff Member Send email to Staff Member Website for Barbara Tamialis
Office BGS 103
(949) 582-4208

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The Education department prepares students for a diverse range of teaching opportunities at a variety of levels. The program provides support for those just entering the field as well as to those who are already working in the classroom and community. Courses in this department may meet the early fieldwork and coursework requirements of the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.


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For more info on becoming an Elementary or Secondary School Teacher, click here.

  • EDUC 90-Intro to Elementary Education (focus is on K-12)
  • EDUC 115-Secondary School Teaching (grade 9-12)
  • EDUC118- Exceptional Children
  • EDUC 131- Educational Psychology

Please view the current class schedule for course descriptions.

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