Minor in English Teaching (27 hours)
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, 120 MCKB, (801) 422-3426.
- The English Department requires a minimum of 12 minor hours to be taken in residency at BYU for this minor program. These hours may also go toward BYU's 30-hour residency requirement for graduation.
- Grades below C- in professional education courses or content courses will not be accepted in the teaching major or teaching minor. Teacher candidates must have a cumulative 2.85 GPA in teaching major and teaching minor courses to qualify for student teaching.
- Complete the following prerequisite course:
ENGL 251 : Fundamentals of Literary Interpretation and Criticism.
- Complete the following:
ENGL 232 : Shakespeare.ENGL 292 : British Literary History 2.ENGL 293 : American Literary History.ENGL 329 : Teaching Grammar and Usage in Secondary Schools.ENGL 377 : Teaching English in Secondary Schools.ENGL 378 : Teaching Literature and Reading in Secondary Schools.ENGL 420 : Literature for Adolescents.ENGL 423 : Teaching Composition in Secondary Schools.
For more information, please visit http://saas.byu.edu/catalog/2013-2014ucat/departments/English/EnglTchgMinor.php