Minor in Education
Education is the building block of an engaged and civil society.
The VCU School of Education's Minor in Education is designed with you in mind. It's practical and focused on teaching critical skills used in all careers. Complete our Minor in Education to try out classes for your future major or to learn more about human learning, teaching, and how education can support diversity and democracy. This minor will not meet the requirements needed for teacher licensure in the state of Virginia as outlined by the Virginia Department of Education. For information regarding licensure, please contact the School of Education's Student Services Center.
Are you interested in:
- Enhanced critical thinking skills
- Building positive group dynamics
- Developing training to help others grow and learn
Join our community of passionate educators today!
The School of Education's minor in education requires at least 18 credits, consisting of the following:
|EDUS 202||Diversity, Democracy and Ethics||3-4|
|EDUS 301||Human Development and Learning||3|
|TEDU 410||Building a Community of Learners: Classroom Management||3|
|TEDU 413||Curriculum Methods and Instructional Models||3|
|TEDU 562||Reading Instruction in the Content Areas||3|
|One elective course from this list:|
|TEDU 403||Teaching Health Education|
|TEDU 510||Instructional Technology in PK-12 Environments|
|TEDU 546||Teaching Foreign Language|
|TEDU 552||Teaching English as a Second Language|
Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.8 to declare a minor in education and must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.8 throughout the coursework in the minor.