Technology & Engineering Studies: Teaching

Technology & Engineering Studies: Teaching
Hours78 - 79 Credit Hours
MAPMajor Academic Plan

Program Requirements

This major is designed to prepare students to teach in public schools. In order to graduate with this major, students are required to complete Utah State Office of Education licensing requirements. To view these requirements go to or contact the Education Advisement Center, 350 MCKB, 801-422-3426.
For students accepted into the major after December 16, 2019, grades below C in any required coursework in a teaching major or teaching minor will not be accepted. Teacher candidates must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher once admitted into the program and to qualify for student teaching. For additional details on admission and retention requirements for teaching majors and teaching minors, see Educator Preparation Program Requirements in the Undergraduate Catalog.
requirement 2 Complete 6 courses
Complete 6 registrations of the following (except if enrolled in TES 476):
requirement 3
Technical Emphasis Electives: Complete 14 hours from one or more of the following areas: engineering (courses from engineering departments); technology (courses from the School of Technology); graphic design and multimedia (courses from Digital Humanities, Design, Communications); computer programming (courses from Computer Science department); business management, entrepreneurship, marketing (courses from Business Management department); non-core TES courses; or other courses with TES faculty approval. For specific courses, please visit or contact the School of Technology advisement center in 250 SNLB.
requirement 4 Complete 2 options
Professional Education Component:
Licensure requirements: Contact the Education Advisement Center, 350 MCKB, 801-422-3426, to schedule the final interview to clear your application for the secondary teaching license. You should be registered for your last semester at BYU prior to the scheduled appointment.
Note: Fingerprinting and FBI clearance must be kept updated.
option 4.2 Complete 12.0 hours from the following course(s)
Student teachers/interns must complete a student teaching application through MyLink.
requirement 5
Complete department packet and exit interview.
Program Outcomes: 

UETS Standard 1: Learner Development

Each candidate understands cognitive, linguistic, social, emotional, and physical areas of student development.

UETS Standard 2: Learning Differences

Each candidate understands individual learner differences and cultural and linguistics diversity.

UETS Standard 3: Learning Environments

Each candidate works with learners to create environments that support individual and collaborative learning, encouraging positive social interaction, active engagement in learning, and self-motivation.

UETS Standard 4: Content Knowledge

Each candidate understands the central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structures of the discipline.

UETS Standard 5: Assessment

Each candidate uses multiple methods of assessment to engage learners in their own growth, monitor learner progress, guide planning and instruction, and determine whether the outcomes described in content standards have been met.

UETS Standard 6: Instructional Planning

Each candidate plans instruction to support students in meeting rigorous learning goals by drawing upon knowledge of content areas, Utah Core Standards, practices, and the community context.

UETS Standard 7: Instructional Strategies

Each candidate uses various instructional strategies to ensure that all learners develop a deep understanding of content areas and their connections, and build skills to apply and extend knowledge in meaningful ways.

UETS Standard 8: Reflection and Continuous Growth

Each candidate is a reflective practitioner who uses evidence to continually evaluate and adapt practice to meet the needs of each learner.

UETS Standard 9: Leadership and Collaboration

Each candidate is a leader who engages collaboratively with learners, families, and colleagues, and community members to build a shared vision and supportive professional culture focused on student growth and success.

UETS Standard 10: Professional and Ethical Behavior

Each candidate demonstrates the highest standard of legal, moral, and ethical conduct as specified in Utah State Board Rule R277-515.

ITEEA Standards for Technological Literacy

Each candidate possesses a knowledge of and an ability to implement a contemporary technology and engineering education program based on all 20 of the Standards for Technological Literacy developed by the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA).