A non-licensure minor in Education Studies is available and includes the three professional education sequence courses listed below and two other education courses approved by the chair. For a minor in education without eligibility for licensure, students complete the following:
Three Professional Education Sequence Courses:
Two additional courses approved by the department chair (may include a discipline-specific course relating to education such as Ford Fellows, Honors, etc. with justification).
*Independent and private schools generally do not require licensure through the Mississippi State Department of Education (MDE) for teaching positions; however independent school administrators have become increasingly interested in teacher candidates who are fully prepared and licensed within a liberal arts curriculum. These are two courses they may be most interested to see have been completed.