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 Board of Education licensing requirements. To view these requirements go to http://education.byu.edu/ess/licensing.html or contact the Education Advisement Center, 350 MCKB, 801-422-3426.
Note: Before declaring a Russian teaching minor, candidates must consult with the section leader.
Register with the secretary in the department office.
For students accepted into the major after August 1, 2014, grades below C in any required coursework in a teaching major or teaching minor will not be accepted. Teacher candidates must maintain a total GPA of 3.0 or higher throughout the program and to qualify for student teaching. For details on admission and retention requirements for teaching majors and teaching minors, see Educator Preparation Program (EPP) Requirements in the undergraduate catalog.
requirement 1 Complete 3 courses
Prerequisite courses (may be waived for students with sufficient proficiency in the language):
requirement 2 Complete 2 options
Important notes for returned Russian-speaking missionaries:
Register for 3rd-year Russian courses. Russ 330 is recommended.
Russ 202 will be waived as a requirement for Russian majors or minors and should not be taken except when remedial work is necessary and permission is obtained from the section leader.
Credit for Russ 101, 102, 201, and 211 is available through a test given as part of Russ 330.
If Russ 202 was waived, take Russ 441 or 442.
option 2.2 Complete 1 group
group 2.2.1 Complete 1 course
group 2.2.2 Complete 1 course
requirement 3 Complete 1 course
requirement 4 Complete 4 courses
Note: Russian Teaching minors should complete Germ 377 and Germ 378 or another 377/378 foreign language methodology sequence with prior approval from the section head. Courses must be taken prior to student teaching.
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.
requirement 5 Complete 1 course
Please contact the individual department for outcome information.