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

Licensure: This program meets the educational requirements designed to lead to an occupationally required professional license or certificate in the state of Utah. Students pursuing occupations requiring a license or certificate in a state other than Utah should contact the appropriate BYU academic advisement center as well as the licensing agency in the state where they intend to work to seek information and guidance regarding licensure and certification requirements.

- The French and Italian Department requires a minimum of 12 minor hours to be taken in residence at BYU for this minor program. These hours may also go toward BYU's 30-hour residency requirement for graduation.

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.

- Complete the following prerequisite courses: Fren 101, 102, 201, 202. (May be waived with previous equivalent language experience.)

Requirement 1 — Complete 7 Courses

Note : FREN 378 and 379 must be taken concurrently.

course - Advanced French Part 1 3.0

course - Advanced French Part 2 3.0

course - Intro to French Linguistics 3.0

course - Intro to Literary Analysis 3.0

course - French Teaching Methods 1 3.0

course - French Teaching Methods 2 3.0

course - French Teaching Practicum 1.0

Requirement 2 — Complete 1 of 3 Courses

course - French Civilization to 1715 3.0

course - French Civilization 1715-Pres 3.0

course - Contemp. France, Francophone 3.0

Requirement 3 — Complete 3 hours

course - French Translation 3.0

course - Intro to French Linguistics 3.0

course - Advanced Francophone Culture 3.0

course - Studies in Period,Mvmt & Theme - You may take once 3.0

course - Studies in Genre - You may take once 3.0

course - Studies in Author - You may take once 3.0

course - Francophone Studies - You may take once 3.0

course - Studies in French Culture - You may take once 3.0

course - Individual Study - You may take up to 3.0 credit hours 1.0v

Requirement 4 — Complete 1 Course

Complete the following before enrolling in Fren 378. The rating will be recorded on the student's transcript. The expected minimum rating of ADVANCED-LOW must be completed before applying to student teach.

course - Sr Oral Proficiency Evaluation - You may take once 0.0

Requirement 5 — Complete 1 Course

course - Sec Minor Student Teaching - You may take once 4.0

Note: The Department of French and Italian offers the following resources to strengthen language skills: conversation courses (Fren 211R, 311R, 411R), the Foreign Language Student Residence, Study Abroad, or an internship in French-speaking countries. Please refer to the specific program or course description for detailed information about these resources.