Supplementary Authorization in Introductory English

UCR University Extension Professional Studies

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UCR University Extension Professional StudiesUCI Division of Continuing Education is excited to partner with our sister campus to expand our offerings to you. Learners will enroll, register and pay all fees for this through the UCR University Extension Professional Studies website. Upon completion of the course/program, UC Riverside will provide a certificate of completion as well as an official course transcript.

Add a Supplementary Authorization to your existing credential and give yourself a competitive edge in your field. In a matter of just four courses, you will learn everything you need in order to teach English curriculum designed for grades 9 and below. Open the door to more opportunity by diversifying the areas in which you are able to teach.


  • English Composition and Sentence Structure
  • Advanced Composition for Educators – Part I
  • Advanced Composition for Educators – Part II
  • Classic American Literature

Who Should Enroll

Teachers holding a valid Single Subject, Multiple Subject, Standard Elementary or Standard Secondary Teaching Credential who are interested in teaching English in K-9th grade.

Program Benefits

  • Advanced writing that integrates literature and vocabulary usage
  • Multiple paragraph compositions with analogies, paraphrasing, points of view and transitions
  • Classic works of American literature
  • Grammar, parts of speech and principles of standard sentence structure

How to Enroll

To enroll and for more information, visit UCR University Extension Professional Studies.

Approximate Cost $2,580
Format Online
Duration 3 months
Total Credits 16