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Testing Information

When registering for any Praxis exam, you must indicate that your scores should be sent to UCA. Select the option with code 6012  to send scores to the UCA Office of Candidate Services.  UCA’s Speech Language Pathology program (SLP/AUD) also uses the Praxis exams. Don’t mistakenly send your scores to that program.  Be sure you select the proper code.

Praxis requirements vary from state to state.  Be sure to register for the tests required for Arkansas. Click here for the Arkansas Praxis requirements.


Praxis Subject Assessment Requirements

These tests are taken BEFORE the final internship semester.
(Special education students should take Praxis 5354 BEFORE internship.  Praxis 5511 and the F.O.R. test can be taken during the internship semester.)

PROGRAMPRAXIS SUBJECT ASSESSMENT(S)MINIMUM LICENSURE SCORETEST @ HOME
K-6 ElementaryPraxis 5001 Elementary: Multiple SubjectsYES
■ Praxis 5002 Reading & Language Arts Subtest157
■ Praxis 5003 Mathematics Subtest157
■ Praxis 5004 Social Studies Subtest155
■ Praxis 5005 Science Subtest159
Pearson Foundations of Reading (SA190)233Coming
Nov., 2021
4-8 Middle Level EnglishPraxis 5047 Middle School English164YES
4-8 Middle Level MathematicsPraxis 5169 Middle School Mathematics
165YES
4-8 Middle Level SciencePraxis 5442 Middle School Science147YES
4-8 Middle Level Social StudiesPraxis 5089 Middle School Social Studies149YES
7-12 EnglishPraxis 5039 English Language Arts: Content and Analysis168YES
7-12 Social StudiesPraxis 5086 Social Studies: Content and Interpretation153YES
7-12 MathematicsPraxis 5161 Mathematics: Content Knowledge160YES
7-12 Life SciencePraxis 5235 Biology: Content Knowledge142YES
7-12 ChemistryPraxis 5245 Chemistry: Content Knowledge150YES
7-12 PhysicsPraxis 5265 Physics: Content Knowledge135YES
7-12 Family & Cons SciPraxis 5122 Family and Consumer Sciences153YES
K-12 Special EducationPraxis 5354 Special Education: Core Knowledge & Applications151YES
Praxis 5511 Fundamental Subjects: Content Knowledge148YES
Pearson Foundations of Reading (SA190)233Coming
Nov., 2021
K-12 ArtPraxis 5134 Art Content Knowledge158YES
K-12 Instrumental MusicTo license in BOTH vocal and instrumental music
Praxis 5113 Music: Content Knowledge157
OR To license in instrumental music only
Praxis 5115 Music: Instrumental and General Knowledge145YES
K-12 Vocal MusicTo license in BOTH vocal and instrumental music
Praxis 5113 Music: Content Knowledge157
OR To license in vocal music only
Praxis 5116 Music: Vocal and General Knowledge147YES
K-12 PE/HealthPraxis 5857 Health and PE: Content Knowledge155YES
K-12 SpanishPraxis 5195 Spanish: World Language168YES
K-12 FrenchPraxis 5174 French: World Language162YES

Praxis Pedagogy/PLT Requirements

The Praxis PLT is no longer required for licensing.  Do NOT take the PLT unless you are directed to do so.

LEVEL/PROGRAMPedagogy/PLT TestMINIMUM SCORE
K-6 ElementaryPraxis 5622 PLT: Grades K-6160
4-8 Middle LevelPraxis 5623 PLT: Grades 5-9160
7-12 SecondaryPraxis 5623 PLT: Grades 7-12157
World LanguagesPraxis 5841 World Languages Pedagogy158

Praxis Registration

To register for a Praxis exam, click here.


Praxis Fee Waivers

A limited number of fee waivers are available through ETS for those who meet eligibility requirements.  More information is available here.  Contact the UCA Office of Student Financial Aid for eligibility verification.


Foundations of Reading Exam

For K-6 Elementary & K-12 Special Education Only

For study materials or to register for the Foundations of Reading exam, click here.