Early Childhood through Middle Childhood

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Early Childhood through Middle Childhood

Early Childhood through Middle Childhood

A student teacher assisting a baby at the the Children's Center Birth–Age 11

The Elementary Education EC–MC major is designed to prepare students to teach in early childhood and elementary schools. Students may choose to acquire dual licensure in both regular education and early childhood special education.

Graduates of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh’s teacher education programs have a strong liberal arts background, a thorough grounding in their content area, and a comprehensive understanding of the art and science of teaching. Completion of this program results in a Bachelor of Science in Education degree.

Program Offerings

The Elementary Education EC–MC Program is offered at UW Oshkosh and at the UW-Sheboygan campus.

Degree Planning Sheet

Students are guided throughout their program by a planning sheet specific to their major and minor. COEHS planning sheets can be found on the Undergraduate Advising Resource Center (UARC) website.

Subject Area Minors

Elementary Education EC–MC students may choose to pursue a minor. The following minors lead to licensure in that subject for the age range of birth to age 11.

  • Bilingual Education — Hmong
  • Bilingual Education — Spanish
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environmental Studies 
  • French 
  • Geography
  • German 
  • Health Education
  • History
  • Language Arts 
  • Mathematics 
  • Science * major or minor
  • Social Science * major or minor
  • Sociology * as a second minor only
  • Spanish
  • Speech Communication

PRAXIS II Content Test

Elementary Education: Content Knowledge, Test Number: 5018.

Note: Some minors require an additional Praxis II exam. See Praxis II for a complete listing of Praxis II tests and important information.

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