Minor in Secondary Education

This minor requires six units: Education 210, 221, 242, 338, 345, 351 and TESL 220 OR 221.

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.


  • Praxis I Math (5732)- minimum Score:  150 (or SAT/ACT equivalent)

  • Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment (VCLA)- minimum Score:  470

  • Praxis II Specialty Area Test- see your Education advisor for which test you need and when to schedule it.


Roanoke College Receives Verizon Grant

Roanoke College Receives Verizon Grant

Dr. Gary L. Whitt, associate professor of education and faculty advisor in the Center for Learning and Teaching, and Mark D. Poore, director of instructional technology and an adjunct faculty member in computer science, recently helped the College to receive a grant from the Verizon Foundation through a program of the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges.

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