UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate Programs

The Teacher Education Department's undergraduate offerings prepare students for careers teaching students of all grade levels. Please visit the following degree pages to view descriptions and course requirements.  

  • Early Childhood Add-On Licensure — This program allows licensed elementary and special education teachers to gain a license to teach at the early childhood level.
  • Early Childhood Education Degree Completion — To meet the growing need for preparation in early childhood education, this program allows individuals with an associate degree in early childhood education or child development to complete their bachelor's degree requirements through distance-learning courses.
  • Early Childhood Minor —  Candidates wishing to teach in preschools, 4 or 5-year-old kindergarten classes, day care centers, nursery schools, child and family education programs, or those intending to start their own private preschool, should consider an early childhood minor.
  • Elementary Education Degree — The four-year curriculum leading to the bachelor's degree in elementary education is designed to prepare teachers for elementary schools, grades 1-8. The program consists of a broad general education, professional preparation for effective teaching at the elementary education level and special preparation in an academic minor.
  • Secondary Education Degree — This diverse degree program has classes that touch on nearly college on campus. The program is designed to prepare teachers for the secondary school and consists of a minimum of 120 semester hours.