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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