Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence Licensure
Program Option A
This program option offers pedagogical studies in the basic areas of reading, language arts, social studies, science, and mathematics, and in special subjects such as art, music, children’s literature, health, speech and communication, physical education, and special education. The major is designed to provide students with strong preparation in all the subjects taught in elementary and middle schools.
Students must also successfully pass the Praxis II Content Test (#5146-Middle School: Content Knowledge), the W-FORT, and the edTPA to be eligible for a teaching license in Wisconsin.
Option A: MC-EA
Approved Majors and Minors for Option A
|Second Majors1||Code||Prescribed Methods Course||Additional Requirement||ACTFL Content Test Required|
|French||260-203||ES 437 (Sp)||study abroad in language||WPT and OPI or OPIc|
|German||280-204||ES 437 (Sp)||study abroad in language||WPT and OPI or OPIc|
|Spanish||320-203||ES 437 (Sp)||study abroad in language||WPT and OPI or OPIc|
NOTE: MC-EA regular education majors with a foreign language second major may obtain EC-A licensure in the foreign language if they also complete ES 366 and complete one quarter of student teaching in the foreign language at the secondary level. See Option C.
|Minors||Code||Prescribed Methods Course||Additional Requirements||Praxis II or ACTFL Content Test Required|
|French||260-405||ES 437 (SP)||study abroad in language||WPT and OPI or OPIc|
|General Science||120-403||no addt'l exam|
|German||280-405||ES 437 (SP)||study abroad in language||WPT and OPI or OPIc|
|Language Arts||930-402||no addt'l exam|
|Learning Disabilities||950-470||no addt'l exam|
|Mathematics||180-408||no addt'l exam|
|Social Studies||500-403||no addt'l exam|
|Spanish||320-406||ES 437 (SP)||study abroad in language||WPT and OPI or OPIc|
|Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)||550-409||ES 405||1 yr. college level foreign language||ETS 5362|
|Theatre Arts||601-425||ES 361 (F)||ETS 5641|
|Coaching||971-403||KINS 492||no addt'l exam|