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Minor in Geography Teaching
(20 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.

Program Requirements

  1. 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.
  2. Complete the following:

  3. Complete one course from the following:

  4. Complete the following:
      HIST 477 : History and Social Science Teaching Methods and Instruction. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      HIST 477 : History and Social Science Teaching Methods and Instruction. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
      PREREQUISITE: SC ED 276R; Fingerprinting and FBI clearance.
      DESCRIPTION: Developing meaningful and engaging instruction for secondary students; developing critical thinking, problem solving, literacy, and democratic character; assessing learner performance.
      NOTE: Check with  Hist 477 instructor for specific prerequisites for the major or minor program.

      Course Outcomes


      HIST 478 : Practicum in Secondary Education. (1:0:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      HIST 478 : Practicum in Secondary Education. (1:0:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
      PREREQUISITE: SC ED 276R; Concurrent enrollment in Hist 477 or comparable major course.
      DESCRIPTION: Implementing meaningful and engaging instruction for secondary students; developing critical thinking, problem solving, literacy, and democratic character; assessing learner performance.

      Course Outcomes


*Hours include courses that may fulfill university core requirements.



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