Undergraduate Programs | St. Lawrence University Education

Undergraduate Programs

Certification Minor

  • Required for teaching certification. Students who complete this minor and the appropriate major may be recommended upon graduation for initial teaching certification in New York State.

Educational Studies Minor

  • For students who are interested in studying education broadly or who intend to enter the Professional Semester (student teaching) as a SLU graduate student.  

SLU-SUNY Potsdam Art Education Program

Students wishing to declare a minor in Education must submit a completed and approved Minor Declaration Form to the Education Department, Atwood 35.

Professional (Student Teaching) Semester

Additional Opportunities

Coaching Certification in New York State

  • Students interested in pursuing coaching certification in New York State may complete the necessary coursework at St. Lawrence University. These three courses are listed in the University's Undergraduate Catalog under the Department of Sports Studies and Exercise Science.

Data on Program Completers and Demand

  • Teacher supply and demand data from the American Association for Employment in Education for the year 2012 indicates that there is low demand for teachers of 7-12 English and Social Studies while there is a high demand for teachers of 7-12 Biology, Chemistry, Math, and Spanish.  Demand for school administrators and counselors are balanced.