Concordia currently offers teaching majors for Grades 6-12 (early adolescence through adolescence) as approved by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction and leading to a Wisconsin license in the following subject areas: Biology, Broadfield Science, English, History, Mathematics, and Social Studies (broadfield). Theology is offered as a non-licensable major.
Note that requirements are subject to change according to new state guidelines See the Chair of Secondary Education for further detail on these majors and for requirements for teaching minors.
NOTE: Students must select at least one licensable subject area major In addition, students are encouraged to add a subject area minor.
Theology Major and Minor
The theology major and minor are not licensable subjects in the state of Wisconsin. See requirements as listed in the School of Arts and Sciences section.
K-12 Licensable Subject Area Majors and Minors
Concordia currently offers teaching majors for Grades K-12 (approved by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction and leading to a Wisconsin license) in the following subject areas: Art education, Business education, German education, Music - general/choral, Music – general/instrumental, Physical education, and Spanish education. A student may also complete any additional majors or minors from the secondary education program section in addition to a K-12 major.
Licensable Subject Area Majors & Minors
- Adaptive Education Minor
- Art Education Major
- Athletic Coaching Minor
- Biology Education Major
- Biology Education Minor
- Broad Field Science Education Major
- Broad Field Social Studies Education Major
- Business Education Major
- Chemistry Education Minor
- Educational Studies Minor (Non-Licensable)
- English Education Major
- English Education Minor
- ESL: English as a Second Language Minor
- German Education Major
- German Education Minor
- Health Education Minor
- History Education Major
- History Education Minor
- Mathematics Education Major
- Mathematics Education Minor
- Music Major - General/Choral (K-12)
- Music Major - General/Instrumental (K-12)
- Physical Education Major
- Psychology - Education Minor
- Spanish Education Major
- Spanish Education Minor
- Speech Education Minor
- Urban Education Minor