UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Academic Programs

The College of Education and Professional Studies is committed to excellence in the preparation and continuing education of professionals in a variety of disciplines. Please feel free to explore both the undergraduate and graduate programs the college offers.

To see a detailed description of the program please click on it.  To view a list of classes click on the link "classes".

Teaching

Minors

Minors which lead to a teaching credential require a major which lead to a teaching credential.

Minor Name
Department
Teacher License Available
/ Level of License

Adaptive Physical Education
(requires a K-12 PE Major)

Health and Human Performance

Yes, EC-A

 Biology Education

Biology

Yes, EA-A

 Broad Field Science, Education 
 (requires a Elementary Major)

No Web Site

Yes, MC-EA

 Broad Field Social Studies
 (requires a Elementary Major)

No Web Site

Yes, MC-EA

 Chemistry Education

Chemistry

Yes, EA-A

 Coaching

Health and Human Performance

Yes, EC-A

 Communicative Disorders

Communicative
Disorders

No

 Dance Education

Health and Human Performance

Yes, EC-A, EA-A, MC-EA

 Early Childhood Education
 (requires Elementary Education major for teaching license)

Teacher Education

Yes, EC-MC

 Economics Education

Economics

Yes, EA-A

 English Education

English

Yes, EA-A

 English - Language Arts
 (requires Elementary Education major)

English

Yes, MC-EA

 French Education1

Modern Languages

Yes, EC-A,EA-A, MC-EA

 German Education1

Modern Languages

Yes, EC-A, EA-A, MC-EA

 Geography Education

Geography

Yes, EA-A

 Health Education1

Health and Human Performance

Yes, EC-A, EA-A, MC-EA

 History Education

History

Yes, EA-A

 Mathematics Education

Math

Yes, EA-A

 Outdoor Education

Health and Human Performance

No

 Physics Education

Physics

Yes, EA-A

 Political Science Education

Political Science

Yes, EA-A

 Psychology Education

Psychology

Yes, EA-A

 Sociology Education

Sociology

Yes, EA-A

 Spanish Education1

Modern Language

Yes, EC-A, EA-A, MC-EA

 Teaching English to Speakers 
 of Other Languages (TESOL)
1

English

Yes, EC-A


1License level of these programs depends on the license level of the major.

  • EC-A credential is earned with a major in a modern Language or TESOL
  • EA-A credential is earned with any other EA-A or EC-A program except modern language or TESOL
  • MC-EA credential is earned when the major is elementary education

Social Work

Certificate Programs

Speech and  Language Pathologist

Advanced Programs

Sports Science

Wisconsin Teacher Licensing Levels

Early Childhood, Ages Birth - 9 (EC)
Early Childhood - Middle Childhood, Ages Birth -11 (EC-MC)
Middle Childhood - Early Adolescence, Ages 6 - 13 (MC-EA)
Early Adolescence - Adolescence, Ages 10-21 (EA-A)
Early Childhood - Adolescence, Ages Birth - 21 (EC-A)