Foundations of Education

Foundation of Education at Waldorf CollegeThe Foundations of Education Bachelor of Arts degree at Waldorf College offers students the opportunity to gain entry into fields requiring a degree. Also, practitioner candidates who elect not to student teach, are not making satisfactory progress, or are not recommended for licensure after completing student teaching, may complete a Foundations of Education B.A.

Approval of Education Department required.

Degree Requirements

  • Education Core: Complete a 40-hour Education Core component, which includes an internship.
  • Upper Division Courses: 40% of all course work must be at the 300-400 level.
  • Grade Requirement: C- or above must be achieved in all courses in the major.
  • GPA: The B.A. in Foundations of Education would require a minimum GPA of 2.0.
  • Internship: An internship (typically 4-9 credits) must be completed and designed to give the Foundations of Education student practical experience in a field of their choice in a professional setting. The internship needs to be tailored to the student’s individual career interests.

A minor in Education requires the completion of EDU 201, 210; PSY 144; SPED 220; and 9-12 additional credits in EDU, MUE, PED 200+, and/or SPED courses. Courses with prerequisites need to be filled before or concurrently with enrollment.