Academic Catalog

K-9 Elementary Education Major

UW-Superior education programs are approved by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction to fulfill licensure requirements for the state of Wisconsin.  If you seek licensure in a state other than Wisconsin, please see the UW-Superior Institutional Certification Office web page for further information and assistance.

University Studies Requirement:  All students seeking an elementary education major must complete the university's University Studies requirements or the fulfillment of an AA, AS, BA, or BS degree from another institution that includes an environmental science course (BIOL 170 Biological Inquiry for Teachers).

K-9 Elementary Education Major

To be eligible for the Wisconsin K-9 teaching license, students must successfully complete the K-9 Elementary Education major, the Instruction Minor, and Student Teaching.  A grade of C must be earned in all major and minor courses (except for B requirements in T ED 200 Introduction to Education and the pass requirement in T ED 100 Orientation to Teacher Education). This license also requires a passing score on the approved pedagogical knowledge assessment, the Wisconsin Foundation of Reading Test, and the Praxis Content Knowledge Middle School Assessment.  Also see Program Admission Program Completion and Content Knowledge Assessment Requirements.

ENGED 206Children's Literature3.00
ENGED 275Developing Literacy3.00
ENGED 370Reading and Language Arts Methods3.00
MTHED 250Essentials of Mathematics for Elementary Teachers3.00
MTHED 322Teaching Elementary/Middle School Mathematics3.00
MTHED 323Teaching Elementary/Middle School Mathematics II3.00
NSED 321Teaching Elementary/Middle School Science3.00
SSED 331Elementary/Middle School Social Studies3.00
Select two of the following Elementary Education Methods courses in Art, Health, Music and/or Physical Education:6.00
Physical Education Methods/Curriculum for Classroom Teachers
Health Methods/Curriculum for Classroom Teachers
Teaching Art in the Elementary Grades
Teaching Music in the Elementary School
Student Teaching Residency Required Course
T ED 470Student Teaching Residency (as directed by the Field Experience Office)12.00
Total Hours42.00