Special Education

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Special Education

Special Education Cross Categorical

Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence (MC–EA) and/or Early Adolescence through Adolescence (EA–A)


A female student teacher teaching math to a young boy student Age 6–approx. 12–13 and/or age 10–21

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh's Special Education Program prepares students to teach children identified with an intellectual disability, emotional behavior disability, or specific learning disability. Students may acquire licensure at the elementary and middle school level and/or middle school to high school level.

Graduates of UW 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.

Planning Sheets


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

* A minor is not required

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


PRAXIS II Content Test

Middle School: Content Knowledge, Test Number: 5146

Note: See Praxis II for a complete listing of Praxis II tests and important information.

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