Elementary/Middle Education (Grades 1-8)
Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence
Elementary Education majors (MC-EA) are required to complete at least one minor or an additional licensable major Students are strongly encouraged to select one of the following minors:
Students may select one of the following minors in addition to or instead of those listed above:
- Art (non-licensable)
- Computer Science
- Environmental Science
- Health Education1
- Music (non-licensable)
- Speech Communication
Denotes a minor that would require an additional Praxis II or ACTFL content knowledge examination.
An alternative to licensable subject area minor listed above is a special education major (please see "Special Education Major Requirements").
A student may also complete additional minors in licensable or non-licensable areas which may include but are not limited to the following:
- Adaptive Education (licensable)
- Athletic Coaching (licensable)
- Theology (non-licensable)
- Urban Education (non-licensable)
NOTE: Since most middle schools are departmentalized, students are encouraged to select a minor for the subject area that they would prefer to teach in a middle school setting.