Secondary/K-12 Education Programs - Grades 4 to 12 or K to 12 (M)

NOTE: All licensable majors and minors require that students pass applicable content examinations for licensure in the state of Wisconsin.

NOTE: Art Education, Business Education, Music Education, Physical Education, and Spanish Education are licensable as K-12 programs only.

Core Requirements 145 - 52
Major Requirements46-49
Major Subject Area30-51
Total Hours121-152

NOTE: Check with the Chair of the Secondary Education Department for possible changes in this major.

Core Curriculum - 45-52 Credits

Concordia Common Core - 18-21 Credits

Theology - Public Education
REL 100The Bible3
REL 110Christian Faith3
Theology - Lutheran (LTD) & Christian (CTC)
REL 201Old Testament3
REL 203New Testament3
REL 204Biblical Theology3
CCE 130Christian Citizen3
CCE 140Science & Humanity3
CCE 110Western Culture & Worldview3
CCE 120Western Thought & Worldview3
Liberal Arts Dimensions - 27 Credits
ENG 104Intro to Writing3
COMM 105Public Speaking (or a Language course)3
or COMM 201 Interpersonal Communication
Faith and Life Elective: Any course with REL prefix other than REL 100, 110, 201, 203, 204 3
ED 102Foundations of Education3
HHP 100Stewardship of the Body1
HHP Activity Course 1
Human Creativity and Expression: Art, Music, Theater, Literature or Graphic Design activity course3
MATH 125Contemporary Math3
or MATH 128 College Algebra
SCI 110Intro Life & Phys Sci4
ED 103Human Relations for Teachers (register with ED 212)3
Note: Two CUW - approved writing intensive courses are required for graduation. Other Electives if under 120 credits: 3-6


Field Experience (clincial experiences are graded as pass/fail)
ED 211General Clinical I Experience (register with ED 209)0
ED 212Cultural Clinical II Expr (register with ED 103)0
ED 213Special Educ Clinical III Expr (register with ED 230)0
ED 245Service Experience Clinicals0
Education Seminars (seminars are graded as pass/fail)
ED 100Orientation Seminar0
ED 200UDS Seminar0
ED 300Student Teaching Seminar0
Theoretical & Practical Components
ED 209Ed Psych-Adolescent (register with ED 211)3
ED 230Nature of Exceptional Child (register with ED 213)3
ED 318Developmentally Appropriate Practices for Early Childhood 23
ED 337The Art and Science of Assessment 2,33
ED 339The Art and Science of Instruction 2,33
ED 3XXCurriculum & Methods in Teaching 3,43-6
ED 411Profession & Ethics Teaching 23
Student Teaching Component (Take these courses in the same semester)
Portfolio Completion-Secondary 2
ED 422
ED 474
Student Teach Middle Sch
and Student Teaching Secondary 2
or ED 433
ED 434
Student Teaching K-12/Elem
and Student Teaching K-12/Secondar
Lutheran (LCMS Members) Teacher Diploma Requirements
ED 306Teaching the Faith3
REL 404Lutheran Confessions3
Christian Teacher Certification Requirements
ED 306Teaching the Faith3
Select one of the following:3
Lutheran Confessions
Law/Gosp Life in Church
A Survey of Christian Thought
Christian Apologetic I
Christ and Culture