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Subject/Exam DateExam NumberTitle(s) of Required Examination(s)Minimum Passing Score
Agriculture
Beginning 9/10/05

  • 172 Subtest I

  • 173 Subtest II

  • 174 Subtest III
  • CSET: Plant and Soil Science; Omamental Horticulture

  • CSET: Animal Science; Environmental Science and Natural Resource Management

  • CSET: Agricultural Business and Economics; Agricultural Systems Technology
  • 220

  • 220

  • 220
Art
Beginning 9/18/04
  • 140 Subtest I

  • 141 Subtest II
  • CSET: Art: Artistic Perception; Historical and Cultural Context of the Visual Arts; Aesthetic Valuing.

  • CSET: Art: Creative Expression, Connections, Relationships, and Applications; History and Theories of Learning in Art
  • 220

  • 220
Business
Beginning 9/10/05

 

  • 175 Subtest I

  • 176 Subtest II

  • 177 Subtest III
  • CSET: Business Management; Marketing

  • CSET: Accounting and Finance, Economics

  • CSET: Information Technology, Business Environment and Communication
  • 220

  • 220

  • 220
Dance
Beginning 10/21
  • 221 Subtest I

  • 222 Subtest II
  • CSET: Dance

  • CSET: Dance
  • 220

  • 220
English
Beginning 1/25/03
  • 105 Subtest I

  • 106 Subtest II

  • 107 Subtest III

  • 108 Subtest IV
  • CSET: English Literature and Textual Analysis; Composition and Rhetoric (50 multiple-choice items)

  • CSET: English Language; Linguistics, and Literacy (50 multiple-choice items)

  • CSET: English Composition and Rhetoric; Literature and Textual Analysis (2 constructed-response items: 1 based on literary text, 1 based on non-literary text)

  • CSET: English Communications: Speech, Media, and Creative Performance (4 constructed-response items)
  • 220

  • 220

  • 220

  • 220
Foundational-Level General Science
Beginning 2/2/09
Ending 8/6/17
  • 118 Subtest I

  • 119 Subtest II
  • CSET: General Science: Astronomy; Dynamic Processes of the Earth; Earth Resources; Waves; Forces and Motion; Electricity and Magnetism (58 multiple-choice and 2 constructed-response items)

  • CSET: General Science: Ecology; Genetics and Evolution; Molecular Biology and Biochemistry; Cell and Organismal Biology; Heat Transfer and Thermodynamics; Structure and Properties of Matter (58 multiple-choice and 2 constructed-response items)
  • 220

  • 220
Foundational-Level General Science
Beginning 8/7/17
  • 215 Subtest I
  • CSET: Scientific Practices, Engineering Design and  Applications, and Crosscutting Concepts; Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, Earth and Space Sciences (100 multiple-choice and 4 constructed-response items)
  • 220
Foundational-Level Mathematics
Beginning 12/29/14
  • 211 Subtest I

  • 212 Subtest II 
  • CSET: Mathematics: Algebra; Number Theory (35 multiple- choice items; 3 constructed-response items: 2 in algebra, 1 in number and quantity)

  • CSET: Mathematics: Geometry;
    Probability and Statistics (35 multiple-choice items; 3 constructed-response items; 2 in geometry, 1 in probability and statistics)
  • 220

  • 220
Health Science
Beginning 9/10/05
  • 178 Subtest I

  • 179 Subtest II

  • 180 Subtest III
  • CSET: Foundations of Health
    Education; Human Growth and Development; Chronic and Communicable Diseases

  • CSET: Nutrition and Fitness; Mental and Emotional Health; Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs

  • CSET: Family Life and Interpersonal Relationships; Consumer and Community Health; Environmental Health
  • 220

  • 220

  • 220
Home Economics
Beginning 9/10/05
  • 181 Subtest I

  • 182 Subtest II

  • 183 Subtest III
  • CSET: Personal, Family, and Child Development

  • CSET: Nutrition, Foods, and Hospitality

  • CSET: Fashion and Textiles; Housing and Interior Design; Consumer Education
  • 220

  • 220

  • 220
Industrial and Technology Education
Beginning 9/10/05
  • 184 Subtest I

  • 185 Subtest II
  • CSET: Nature of Technology

  • CSET: Power and Energy; Information and Communication; Project and Product Development
  • 220

  • 220
Mathematics
Beginning 12/29/14

 

  • 211 Subtest I

  • 212 Subtest II

  • 213 Subtest III
  • CSET: Mathematics: Algebra; Number And Quantity (35 multiple-choice items; 3
    constructed-response items: 2 in algebra, 1 in number and quantity)

  • CSET: Mathematics: Geometry; Probability and Statistics (35 multiple choice items; 3 constructed-response items: 2 in geometry, 1 in probability and statistics)

  • CSET: Mathematics: Calculus (30 multiple-choice items; 2 constructed-response items: 2 in calculus)
  • 220

  • 220

  • 220
Music
Beginning 9/18/04
  • 136 Subtest I

  • 137 Subtest II

  • 138 Subtest III 
  • CSET: Music: Artistic Perception; Historical and Cultural Foundations; Aesthetic Valuing

  • CSET: Music: Creative Expression; Connections, Relationships, and Applications

  • CSET: Music: Music Methodology and Repertoire
  • 220

  • 220

  • 220
Physical Education
Beginning 9/18/04

 

  • 129 Subtest I

  • 130 Subtest II

  • 131 Subtest III
  • CSET: Physical Education: Growth, Motor Development, and Motor Learning; The Science of Human Movement

  • CSET: Physical Education: The Sociology and Psychology of Human Movement; Movement Concepts and Forms; Assessment and Evaluation
    Principles

  • CSET: Physical Education: Professional Foundations, Integration of Concepts
  • 220

  • 220

  • 220
Science: Biological Science
Beginning 1/25/03
Ending 8/6/17

 

  • 118 Subtest I

  • 119 Subtest II

  • 120 Subtest III
  • CSET: General Science: Astronomy; Dynamic Processes of the Earth; Earth Resources; Waves; Forces and Motion; Electricity and Magnetism (58 multiple-choice and 2 constructed- response items)

  • CSET: General Science: Ecology; Genetics and Evolution; Molecular Biology and Biochemistry; Cell and
    Organismal Biology; Heat Transfer and Thermodynamics; Structure and Properties of Matter (58 multiple choice and 2 constructed-response items)

  • Concentration: Biology (50 multiple-choice and 3 constructed-response items)

Note: A science candidate must complete all parts of Subtests I and II, but need only complete Subtest III in the candidate’s area of concentration

  • 220

  • 220

  • 220
Science: Life Sciences
Beginning 8/7/17
  • 215 Subtest I

  • 217 Subtest II
  • CSET: Scientific Practices, Engineering Design and  Applications, and Crosscutting Concepts; Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, Earth and Space Sciences (100 multiple-choice and 4 constructed-response items)

  • Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes; Ecosystems; Heredity; Biological Evolution (50 multiple-choice and 3 constructed-response items)
  • 220

  • 220
Science: Chemistry
Beginning 1/25/03
Ending 8/6/17
  • 118 Subtest I

  • 119 Subtest II

  • 121 Subtest III
  • CSET: General Science: Astronomy; Dynamic Processes of the Earth; Earth Resources; Waves; Forces and Motion; Electricity and Magnetism (58 multiple-choice and 2 constructed-response items)

  • CSET: General Science: Ecology; Genetics and Evolution; Molecular Biology and Biochemistry; Cell and Organismal Biology; Heat Transfer and Thermodynamics; Structure and Properties of Matter (58 multiple-choice and 2 constructed-response items)

  • Concentration: Chemistry (50 multiple-choice and 3constructed-response items)

Note: A science candidate must complete all parts of Subtests I and II, but need only complete Subtest III in the candidate’s area of concentration.

  • 220

  • 220

  • 220
Science: Chemistry
Beginning 8/7/17
  • 215 Subtest I

  • 218 Subtest II
  • CSET: Scientific Practices, Engineering Design and  Applications, and Crosscutting Concepts; Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, Earth and Space Sciences (100 multiple-choice and 4 constructed-response  items)

  • Structure and Properties of Matter; Chemical Reactions and Bonding; Energy (50 multiple-choice and 3 constructed-response items)
  • 220

  • 220
Science: Geosciences
Beginning 1/25/03
Ending 8/6/17
  • 118 Subtest I

  • 119 Subtest II

  • 122 Subtest III
  • CSET: General Science: Astronomy; Dynamic Processes of the Earth; Earth
    Resources; Waves; Forces and Motion; Electricity and Magnetism (58 multiple-choice and 2 constructed-response items)

  • CSET: General Science: Ecology; Genetics and Evolution; Molecular
    Biology and Biochemistry; Cell and Organismal Biology; Heat Transfer and Thermodynamics; Structure and Properties of Matter (58 multiple-choice and 2 constructed-response items)

  • Concentration: Earth and Planetary Science (for Geosciences Teaching Authorization) (50 multiple-choice and 3 constructed-response items)

Note: A science candidate must complete all parts of Subtests I and II, but need only complete Subtest III in the candidate’s area of concentration.

  • 220

  • 220

  • 220
Science: Earth and Space Sciences
Beginning 8/7/17 
  • 215 Subtest I

  • 219 Subtest II
  • CSET: Scientific Practices, Engineering Design and  Applications, and Crosscutting Concepts; Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, Earth and Space Sciences (100 multiple-choice and 4 constructed-response items)

  • Earth’s Place in the Universe; Earth’s Systems; Earth and Human Activity (50 multiple-choice and 3 constructed-response items)
  • 220

  • 220
Science: Physics
Beginning 1/25/03
Ending 8/6/17
  • 118 Subtest I

  • 119 Subtest II

  • 123 Subtest III
  • CSET: General Science: Astronomy; Dynamic Processes of the Earth; Earth Resources; Waves; Forces and Motion; Electricity and Magnetism (58 multiple-choice and 2 constructed-response items)

  • CSET: General Science: Ecology;
    Genetics and Evolution; Molecular
    Biology and Biochemistry; Cell and Organismal Biology; Heat Transfer and Thermodynamics; Structure and Properties of Matter (58 multiple-choice and 2 constructed-response items)

  • Concentration: Physics (50 multiple-choice and 3 constructed-response items)

Note: A science candidate must complete all parts of Subtests I and II, but need only complete Subtest III in the candidate’s area of concentration.

  • 220

  • 220

  • 220
Science: Physics
Beginning 8/7/17
  • 215 Subtest I

  • 220 Subtest II
  • CSET: Scientific Practices, Engineering Design and  Applications, and Crosscutting Concepts; Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, Earth and Space Sciences (100 multiple-choice and 4 constructed- response items)

  • Motion and Stability; Energy; Waves and Their Applications; Modern Physics (50 multiple-choice and 3 constructed-response items)
  • 220

  • 220
Social Science
Beginning 1/25/03
  • 114 Subtest I

  • 115 Subtest II

  • 116 Subtest III
  • CSET: Social Science: World History; Geography (39 multiple-choice items; 3 constructed-response items: 2 in world history, 1 in geography)

  • CSET: Social Science: U.S. History; Geography (39 multiple-choice items; 3 constructed-response items: 2 in U.S. history, 1 in geography)

  • CSET: Social Science: Civics; Economics; California History (40 multiple-choice items; 3 constructed response items: 1 in each domain)
  • 220

  • 220

  • 220
Theatre
Beginning 10/21
  • 223 Subtest I

  • 224 Subtest II
  • CSET: Theatre

  • CSET: Theatre
  • 220

  • 220

 

CSET Examinations - World Languages (Languages other than English)

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Subject/Exam DateExam NumberTitle(s) of Required Examination(s)Minimum Passing Score
American Sign Language
Beginning 11/5/05
  • 186 Subtest I

  • 187 Subtest II

  • 188 Subtest III
  • CSET: Literary and Cultural Texts and Traditions; Cultural Analysis and Comparisons

  • CSET: General Linguistics; Linguistics of the Target Language - American Sign Language (Language Structures; Contrastive Analysis; Sociolinguistics and Pragmatics)

  • CSET: Linguistics of the Target Language – American Sign Language (Error Analysis); Language and Communication: Receptive Comprehension; Language and Communication: Expressive Production
  • 220

  • 220

  • 220
Arabic
Beginning 11/3/07
  • 192 Subtest I

  • 193 Subtest II
  • CSET: General Linguistics; Linguistics of the Target Language; Literary and Cultural Texts and Traditions; Cultural Analysis and Comparisons

  • CSET: Language and Communication: Listening Comprehension; Reading Comprehension; Written Expression; Oral Expression
  • 220

  • 220
Armenian
Beginning 11/3/07
  • 194 Subtest I

  • 195 Subtest II
  • CSET: General Linguistics; Linguistics of the Target Language; Literary and Cultural Texts and Traditions; Cultural Analysis and Comparisons

  • CSET: Language and Communication: Listening Comprehension; Reading Comprehension; Written Expression; Oral Expression
  • 220

  • 220
Cantonese
Beginning 11/3/07
  • 202 Subtest I

  • 203 Subtest II

  • 204 Subtest III
  • CSET: General Linguistics, Linguistics in the Target Language

  • CSET: Literary and Cultural Texts and Traditions, Cultural Analysis and Comparisons

  • CSET: Language and Communication: Listening Comprehension, Reading Comprehension, Written Expression, Oral Expression
  • 220

  • 220

  • 220
Farsi
Beginning 11/3/07
  • 196 Subtest I

  • 197 Subtest II
  • CSET: General Linguistics; Linguistics of the Target Language; Literary and Cultural Texts and Traditions; Cultural Analysis and Comparisons

  • CSET: Language and Communication: Listening Comprehension; Reading Comprehension; Written Expression; Oral Expression
  • 220

  • 220
Filipino
Beginning 11/4/06
  • 190 Subtest I

  • 191 Subtest II
  • CSET: General Linguistics; Linguistics of the Target Language; Literary and Cultural Texts and Traditions; Cultural Analysis and Comparisons

  • CSET: Language and Communication: Listening Comprehension; Language and Communication: Reading Comprehension; Language and Communication: Written Expression
  • 220

  • 220
French
Beginning 9/18/04
  • 148 Subtest I

  • 149 Subtest II

  • 150 Subtest III
  • CSET: French: General Linguistics; Linguistics of the Target Language

  • CSET: French: Literary and Cultural Texts and Traditions; Cultural Analysis and Comparisons

  • CSET: French: Language and Communication: Listening Comprehension; Language and Communication: Reading Comprehension; Language and Communication: Written Expression; Language and Communication: Oral Expression
  • 220

  • 220

  • 220
German
Beginning 11/6/04
  • 151 Subtest I

  • 152 Subtest II

  • 153 Subtest III
  • CSET: German: General Linguistics; Linguistics of the Target Language

  • CSET: German: Literary and Cultural Texts and Traditions; Cultural Analysis and Comparisons

  • CSET: German: Language and Communication: Listening Comprehension; Language and Communication: Reading Comprehension; Language and Communication: Written Expression; Language and Communication: Oral Expression
  • 220

  • 220

  • 220
Hebrew*
Beginning 11/7/09
  • 301 Subtest I
  • CSET: General Linguistics; Linguistics of the Target Language; Literary and Cultural Texts and Traditions; Cultural Analysis and Comparisons
  • 220
Hindi*
Beginning Dec. 2013
  • 304 Subtest I
  • CSET: General Linguistics; Linguistics of the Target Language; Literary and
    Cultural Texts and Traditions; Cultural Analysis and Comparisons
  • 220
Hmong
Beginning 11/3/07
  • 198 Subtest I

  • 199 Subtest II
  • CSET: General Linguistics; Linguistics of the Target Language; Literary and
    Cultural Texts and Traditions; Cultural Analysis and Comparisons
  • CSET: Language and Communication: Listening Comprehension; Reading
    Comprehension; Written Expression; Oral Expression
  • 220

  • 220
Italian*
Beginning 5/8/10
  • 303 Subtest I
  • CSET: General Linguistics; Linguistics of the Target Language; Literary and
    Cultural Texts and Traditions; Cultural Analysis and Comparisons
  • 220
Japanese
Beginning 11/6/04
  • 157 Subtest I

  • 158 Subtest II

  • 159 Subtest III
  • CSET: Japanese: General Linguistics; Linguistics of the Target Language

  • CSET: Japanese: Literary and Cultural Texts and Traditions; Cultural Analysis and Comparisons

  • CSET: Japanese: Language and Communication: Listening Comprehension; Language and Communication: Reading
    Comprehension; Language and Communication: Written Expression; Language and Communication: Oral Expression
  • 220

  • 220

  • 220
Khmer
Beginning 11/3/07
  • 200 Subtest I

  • 201 Subtest II
  • CSET: General Linguistics; Linguistics of the Target Language; Literary and
    Cultural Texts and Traditions; Cultural Analysis and Comparisons

  • CSET: Language and Communication: Listening Comprehension; Reading
    Comprehension; Written Expression; Oral Expression
  • 220

  • 220
Korean
Beginning 11/6/04
  • 160 Subtest I

  • 161 Subtest II

  • 162 Subtest III
  • CSET: Korean: General Linguistics; Linguistics of the Target Language

  • CSET: Korean: Literary and Cultural Texts and Traditions; Cultural Analysis and Comparisons

  • CSET: Korean: Language and Communication: Listening Comprehension; Language and Communication: Reading
    Comprehension; Language and Communication: Written Expression; Language and Communication: Oral Expression
  • 220

  • 220

  • 220
Latin
Beginning 9/8/14
  • West-E 101
  • Designated World Languages-Latin: Reading
    Comprehension and Analysis; Language Structures and
    Comparisons; Cultural Understanding; Second-Language Acquisition and Instruction; Written
    Expression; Oral Reading
  • 240
Mandarin
Beginning 11/6/04
  • 163 Subtest I

  • 164 Subtest II

  • 165 Subtest III
  • CSET: Mandarin: General Linguistics; Linguistics of the Target Language

  • CSET: Mandarin: Literary and Cultural Texts and Traditions; Cultural Analysis and Comparisons

  • CSET: Mandarin: Language and Communication:
    Listening Comprehension;
    Language and Communication: Reading
    Comprehension; Language and Communication: Written Expression; Language and Communication: Oral Expression
  • 220

  • 220

  • 220
Portuguese*
Beginning 11/7/09
  • 302 Subtest I
  • CSET: General Linguistics; Linguistics of the Target Language; Literary and
    Cultural Texts and Traditions; Cultural Analysis and Comparisons
  • 220
Punjabi
Beginning 11/6/04
  • 166 Subtest I

  • 167 Subtest II

  • 168 Subtest III
  • CSET: Punjabi: General Linguistics, Linguistics of the Target Language

  • CSET: Punjabi: Literary and Cultural Texts and Traditions; Cultural Analysis and Comparisons

  • CSET: Punjabi: Language and
    Communication: Listening
    Comprehension; Language and Communication: Reading
    Comprehension; Language and Communication Written Expression; Language and Communication: Oral Expression
  • 220

  • 220

  • 220
Russian
Beginning 11/6/04
  • 154 Subtest I

  • 155 Subtest II

  • 156 Subtest III
  • CSET: Russian: General Linguistics; Linguistics of the Target Language

  • CSET: Russian: Literary and Cultural Texts and Traditions; Cultural Analysis and Comparisons

  • CSET: Russian: Language and Communication: Listening Comprehension;
    Language and Communication: Reading
    Comprehension; Language and Communication Written Expression; Language and Communication: Oral Expression
  • 220

  • 220

  • 220
Spanish
Beginning 9/18/04
  • 145 Subtest I

  • 146 Subtest II

  • 147 Subtest III
  • CSET: Spanish: General Linguistics; Linguistics of the Target Language

  • CSET: Spanish: Literary and Cultural Texts and Traditions, Cultural Analysis and Comparisons

  • CSET: Spanish: Language and Communication:
    Listening Comprehension;
    Language and Communication: Reading
    Comprehension; Language and Communication: Written Expression; Language and Communication: Oral Expression
  • 220

  • 220

  • 220
Turkish*
Beginning 5/10/16
  • 305 Subtest I
  • CSET: General Linguistics; Linguistics of the Target Language; Literary and Cultural Texts and Traditions; Cultural Analysis and Comparisons
  • 220
Vietnamese
Beginning 11/6/04
  • 169 Subtest I

  • 170 Subtest II

  • 171 Subtest III
  • CSET: Vietnamese: Linguistics of the Target Language

  • CSET: Vietnamese: Literary and Cultural Tests and Traditions; Cultural Analysis and Comparisons

  • CSET: Vietnamese: Language and Communication: Listening Comprehension;
    Language and Communication: Reading
    Comprehension; Language Communication: Written Expression; Language and Communication: Oral Expression
  • 220

  • 220

  • 220
World Languages: English Language Development
Beginning 11/2/13
  • 205 Subtest I

  • 206 Subtest II

  • 207 Subtest III
  • CSET: Knowledge of English Learners in California and the US; Applied Linguistics (44 multiple-choice questions and 3 constructed-response questions)
  • CSET: Cultural Foundations; Foundations of English Learner Education in California and the US (32 multiple-choice items; 2 constructed-response items)
  • CSET: Principles of ELD Instruction and Assessment to Promote Receptive and Productive Language Proficiency (24 multiple-choice items; 2 constructed-response items)
  • 220

  • 220

  • 220

Resources

Credential Leaflets:

  • Verifying Subject-Matter Competence by Examination: Credential Leaflet CL-674S.
Updated August 29, 2022