Undergraduate Minor in Education

As an undergraduate at Mary Baldwin — whether in the Mary Baldwin College for Women or the Baldwin Online and Adult Programs —  you can earn your bachelor’s degree and a Virginia teacher’s license at the same time. You won’t be limited to teaching in Virginia — The Virginia Collegiate Professional Teaching License offered at Mary Baldwin is recognized by many other states through reciprocity. We offer the best fully accredited teaching program around. Teacher education has been a strength of ours for a long time, and it’s our single most popular academic program. Any student planning to pursue teacher licensure should plan to minor in education (except for those who are majoring in Liberal Arts and Educational Studies).

Requirements for the Art Education Minor

18–21 semester hours
ED 110
ED 115
ED 120
ED 212 or PSYC 210 and 211
ED 325
ART 125

Must major in studio art; emphasis in one of painting, drawing, printmaking, ceramics, or graphic design

Requirements for the Elementary Education Minor

22 semester hours
ED 110
ED 115
ED 120
ED 212 or PSYC 210
ED 323
ED 324
ED 325

Any major other than LAES (if planning to pursue a teaching endorsement in elementary education and choosing this minor instead of the LAES major: must major in American Studies, History, Political Science, Economics, English, Math, Biology, Chemistry, or Physics.)

Requirements for the Foreign Language Education Minor or Theatre Arts Education Minor

ED 110
ED 115
ED 120
ED 212 or PSYC 210 AND PSYC 211
ED 325
ED 350

Foreign Language: must major or co-minor in French, Spanish, or LALC.
Theatre Arts: must major or co-minor in Theatre.

Requirements for the Special Education Minor

18–21 semester hours
ED 111
ED 115
ED 205
ED 212 or PSYC 210 and 211
ED 215
ED 305

Any major other than LAES; a psychology major or minor is recommended, but not required.

Requirements for the Business Education Minor, English Education Minor, Math Education Minor, Science Education Minor, History & Social Science Education Minor

ED 110
ED 115
ED 120
ED 212 or PSYC 211
ED 325
ED 350

Additional courses for Math Education:

MATH 156 or MATH 158

 Additional course for Science Education:

ED 230

Business Education (18 s.h.): must major or co-minor in Business.
English Education (18 s.h.): must major or co-minor in English.
Math Education (21 s.h.): must major or co-minor in Math.
Science Education (21 s.h.): must major or co-minor in one of the following Biology, Chemistry, or Physics.
History & Social Science Education (18 s.h.): must major or co-minor in one of the following: History, American Studies, Political Science, or Economics.