This minor is designed to prepare students to teach in public schools. A teaching minor may only be received by students graduating with a teaching major. In order to graduate with this minor, students are required to complete Utah State Office of Education licensing requirements. To view these requirements go to http://education.byu.edu/ess/licensing.html or contact Education Student Services, 350 MCKB, (801) 422-3426.
For students accepted into the major after August 1, 2014, grades below C in any required coursework in a teaching major or teaching minor will not be accepted. Teacher candidates must maintain a total GPA of 3.0 or higher throughout the program and to qualify for student teaching. For details on admission and retention requirements for teaching majors and teaching minors, see Educator Preparation Program Requirements in the Undergraduate Catalog.
Complete the following prerequisite courses: Japan 101, 102, 201, 202. (May be waived for students with previous language experience.)
requirement 1 Complete 7 courses
requirement 2 Complete 1 course
requirement 3 Complete 1 course
Before applying to student teach in the major, complete the Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) examination with a minimum level of "Intermediate-High" in order to be granted Utah state licensure.