Minor in Education

This minor is open to students in any major. It is geared toward students who are interested in the teaching profession but who may or may not be working toward a Virginia teaching licensure. Completion of the minor would prepare students to work in a preschool setting, Catholic schools, other independent schools, or in industry training. This minor can be the basis for a licensure program, but completion of the minor is not a licensure program.

The Education minor consists of six (6) courses for a total of 18  credits.

Minor Requirements

Take all four (4) of the following:

  • ED 200 Foundations of Teaching and Learning
  • PSY 110 Human Growth and Development
  • ED 309 Special Education Foundations and Characteristics of Exceptional Learners
  • ED 351 Assessment to Support Learning in the K-12 Classroom

Take two (2) of the following:

  • ED 254 Technology for the K-12 Classroom
  • ED 301 Foundation of Literacy Development
  • ED 337 Literacy in the Content Areas – Secondary
  • ED 338 Curriculum Design: Secondary Education
  • ED 355 Literacy Instruction for Diverse Learners: Grades PK-2
  • ED 356 Literacy Instruction for Diverse Learners: Grades 3-6

Please see an education advisor for further information.