Aug 18, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Liberal Studies Minor


Liberal Studies is the required content-area minor for students majoring in elementary education  and is recommended for students majoring in exceptional education. The Liberal Studies minor ensures classroom teachers have appropriate subject-area knowledge to work with young students. The curriculum meets Virginia teacher competencies by providing breadth and integration across the content areas of language arts, social sciences, mathematics, natural sciences and technology.

Required General Education courses: 18 Credit Hours


When completing the General Education  requirements for C4GE, C2HQC, C4AE, C3NS, C3PP, C3L and C3QR, students in the Liberal Studies Minor must complete specific courses to meet VDOE standards in content areas of History, Geography, Mathematics and Natural Sciences.

Human Questions and Contexts Required Course


Complete one of the following courses: 3 Credit Hours


The Natural World Required Courses


Complete all four of the following courses: 12 Credit Hours


Social and Cultural Processes: The Global Experience Required Course


Required Mathematics Courses: 6 Credit Hours


Required Social Sciences Courses: 6 Credit Hours


Required Humanities/Language Arts course: 3 Credit Hours


Total: 33 Credit Hours