EDU 200 Introduction to Teaching as a Profession (3 cr.) Provides an orientation to the teaching profession in Virginia, including historical perspectives, current issues, and future trends in education on the national and state levels. Emphasizes information about teacher licensure examinations, steps to certification, teacher preparation and induction programs, and attention to critical shortage areas in Virginia. Includes supervised field placement (recommended: 40 clock hours) in a K-12 school. Prerequisite: Successful completion of 24 credits of transfer courses. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.

EDU 280 Technology Standards for Teachers (3 cr.) Provides K-12 classroom teachers with the knowledge and skills needed to fulfill the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Technology Standards for Instructional  Personnel. Certification is dependent on the supervisor’s or employer’s approval. Prerequisite: ITE 115 or BUS 226, or Instructor’s permission. Lecture 3 hours per week.