While many become classroom teachers, not all majors and minors do. There are many possibilities.
Students choose to pursue a broad range of interests related to education: international education, administration, school counseling or psychology, social work, environmental education, art or music therapy, early childhood education, teaching English abroad, social justice advocacy, youth development programs, sports education/management, and more.
Child counselor gains grassroots experience
Sumin Park ’22 is majoring in education and youth studies along with psychology in hopes of becoming a child counselor one day. To gain experience working with children, she is currently a student teacher in Beloit and pursuing teacher certification. Sumin welcomed us into her classroom to get a glimpse of her semester.more
From lingering curiosity to professional career pursuit in the other corner of the globe
An education course prompted the curiosity of Morgan Bakeweel’16 about the East Asia. Post-Beloit, Morgan decided to get international experience in China and is now pursuing a masters in International Human Resource Development at National Taiwan Normal University.more
Vested in art, education, and community
Washington, D.C., native María Aschenbrener’21 has been an artist for much of her life, focusing on ceramics and fabric art during her time at Beloit. Just a few months after completing her 9th semester, she landed a dream job at the Denver Art Museum. Her passions for art and community grew at Beloit and have made the Denver art scene feel like home.more
A typical day of a Superintendent
Beloit College alum Dennis McCarthy was very involved around campus during his time at Beloit; shares how his time at Beloit impacted him and his journey to becoming a local superintendent.more
From Experiential Learning to Career Preparation
An anthropology major and education and youth studies minor, Hannah Fisher’s studies and career trajectory have been deeply influenced by experiential learning.more
Teachers to the rescue
A group of Beloit alumni teachers, including Alana Coats Rankin’05, heard that their former professor of education Kathy Greene needed their help educating young teachers. They responded by showing up in droves on screens across the country.more