Praxis II Approved Tests

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Key: M = Major; m = minor; MS = Master's of Science

Major/Minor Exam Name Exam Code Cut Score
Administration (MS) Educational Leadership: Administration and Supervision 5411 151
OR    
School Leaders Licensure Assessment 6011 163*
Art Education (M) Art: Content Knowledge 5134 158*
Biological Science Education (M) Biology: Content Knowledge 5235 149
General Science: Content Knowledge 5435 166
Chemistry Education (M/m) Chemistry: Content Knowledge 5245 151
General Science: Content Knowledge** 5435 166
Chinese Teaching (m) Chinese (Mandarin): World Language 5665 TBA*
Computer Science Teaching (m) N/A N/A N/A
Dance Education (M) N/A N/A N/A
Dual-Language Immersion (m) See ESS Advisor 350 McKay    
Early Childhood Education (M) Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects 5001† ***
Earth and Space Science Education (M) Earth and Space Sciences: Content Knowledge 5571 153
General Science: Content Knowledge** 5435 166
Elementary Education (M) Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects 5001† ***
English Teaching (M/m) English Language Arts: Content and Analysis 5039 162*
Family and Consumer Sciences Education (M) Family and Consumer Sciences 5122 160*
French Teaching (M/m) French: World Language 5174 160*
Geography Teaching (m) Geography 5921 159
OR    
Social Studies: Content Knowledge 5081 159
Geology Teaching (m) N/A N/A N/A
German Teaching (M/m) German: World Language 5183 160*
Health Education (M) Health Education 5551 162
History Teaching (M/m) World & US History: Content Knowledge 5941 156
OR    
Social Studies: Content Knowledge 5081 159
Japanese Teaching (m) FLATS Exam (see Humanities Advisement Center, 1175 JSFB) N/A 120
Latin Teaching (M/m) Latin 5601 152
Mathematics Education (M/m) Mathematics: Content Knowledge 5161 160*
Music Education (M) Music: Content Knowledge 5113 156
Physical Education Teaching/Coaching (M) Physical Education: Content Knowledge 5091 152
Physical Science Teaching (M) Physics: Content Knowledge 5265 136
OR    
Chemistry: Content Knowledge 5245 151
General Science: Content Knowledge** 5435 166
Physics Teaching (M/m) Physics: Content Knowledge 5265 136
General Science: Content Knowledge** 5435 166
Political Science Teaching (m) Government/Political Science 5931 149*
OR    
Social Studies: Content Knowledge 5081 159
Portuguese Teaching (m) FLATS Exam (see Spanish/Portuguese Department, 3157 JFSB) N/A 128
Psychology Teaching (m) Psychology 5391 154*
OR    
Social Studies: Content Knowledge 5081 159
Russian Teaching (m) FLATS Exam (see Humanities Advisement Center, 1175 JFSB) N/A 128
School Psychologist (MS) School Psychologist 5402 147*
Social Science Teaching (M) Social Studies: Content Knowledge 5081 159
Spanish Teaching (M/m) Spanish: World Language 5195 168
Special Education (M)**** Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects 5001† ***
Technology and Engineering Education (M) Technology Education 5051 159*
TESOL K-12 (m) N/A N/A N/A
Theatre Arts Education (M) Theatre 5641 162

*Test cut score has not been finalized and is subject to change.

**Please see program to determine if the General Science: Content Knowledge Test is required.

***The El Ed: Multiple Subjects test consists of four subtests. Code #5001 (replaces #5031) is used to register for all four subtests in one sitting. An individual must pass all four subtests to be eligible for licensure or to be considered highly qualified. The minimum passing scores (cut scores) are listed below. To register for subtests individually, the following codes may be used:

Praxis II 5001 Sub-test Names (current) Code # Cut Score
El Ed Reading and Language Arts Subtest 5002 157*
El Ed Mathematics Subtest 5003 157*
El Ed Social Studies Subtest 5004 155*
El Ed Science Subtest 5005 159*
† Praxis II 5031 Sub-test Names (obsolete) Code # Cut Score
El Ed Reading and Language Arts Subtest 5032 165
El Ed Mathematics Subtest 5033 165
El Ed Social Studies Subtest 5034 155
El Ed Science Subtest 5035 159

† If you took Praxis II 5031 and wish to retake one of the sub-test over, you may do so until September 1, 2015.

**** Special Education: Praxis test #5001 allows a special education teacher to be highly qualified as a teacher of record of elementary-aged special education students or exclusively of students assessed under the alternative achievement test.