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2013 - 2014

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.

Program Requirements

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Complete the following prerequisite course:
      ENGL 251 : Fundamentals of Literary Interpretation and Criticism. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      ENGL 251 : Fundamentals of Literary Interpretation and Criticism. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
      DESCRIPTION: Introduction to concepts and practice of literary analysis; critical theories; and elements of fiction, poetry, and drama.
      NOTE: Engl 251 fulfills the GE Letters requirement only for English majors and minors. Other sutdnts will not receive GE Letters credit for this course.

      Course Outcomes


  4. Complete the following:


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