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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

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

OR

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.