Roanoke College

Minor in Elementary Education


This minor requires six units: EDUC 210, 221, 230, 242, 320, 338 and TESL 220.

NOTE: Completion does not meet teacher licensure requirements. An overall 2.5 GPA, 2.5 GPA in the minor, Virginia Communications and Literacy Assessment (VCLA) and Praxis I Math passing scores (or the SAT/ACT equivalency) are required.  


  • Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment (VCLA)- minimum score:  470
  • Reading for Virginia Educators (RVE)- minimum score: 157
  • Praxis II Specialty Area Test - see your Education advisor for which test you need and when to schedule it.