Minor in Japanese Teaching (25–41 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, 350 MCKB, (801) 422-3426.
- 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 courses (or equivalents):
- Complete the following:
JAPAN 301 : Japanese Reading and Culture. (4:5:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
|WHEN TAUGHT:||Fall Contact Department; Winter Contact Department; Spring Contact Department|
|PREREQUISITE: ||Japan 202 or equivalent.|
|DESCRIPTION: ||Reading and writing emphasizing essential characters, vocabulary, grammar, and culture.|
|NOTE: ||First course for returned missionaries.|
JAPAN 302 : Readings in Japanese History and Culture. (4:5:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
|PREREQUISITE: ||Japan 301 or instructor's consent.|
|DESCRIPTION: ||Readings in Japanese history and literature with essential characters, vocabulary, and grammatical principles.|
JAPAN 321 : Reading Modern Documentary Styles. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
|PREREQUISITE: ||Japan 302 or equivalent.|
|DESCRIPTION: ||Readings in modern documentary styles, emphasizing reading comprehension, grammar, and vocabulary building.|
JAPAN 322 : Reading Modern Short Fiction. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
|PREREQUISITE: ||Japan 302 or equivalent. |
|DESCRIPTION: ||Readings in modern short fiction, emphasizing grammar, reading comprehension, vocabulary building, and stylistic analysis.|
JAPAN 345 : Traditional Japanese Culture. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
|WHEN TAUGHT:||Winter; Spring Contact Department|
|DESCRIPTION: ||General survey emphasizing aesthetics, religion, and value systems. All readings in English.|
JAPAN 377 : Japanese Language Teaching Procedures. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
|PREREQUISITE: ||Japan 302 or instructor's consent. |
|DESCRIPTION: ||Acquiring knowledge and skills specific to teaching of Japanese as a foreign language. Conducted in Japanese and English.|
- Complete one course from the following:
- 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.
*Hours include courses that may fulfill university core requirements.