Computer Science
 

Computer Science Teaching

Computer Science Teaching
Minor
Hours22 Credit Hours
MAPMajor Academic Plan

Program Requirements

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, 120 MCKB, (801) 422-3426.
For students accepted into the minor 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.
requirement 2 Complete 1 course
FBI fingerprinting and background clearance must be completed.
Program Outcomes: 

Computational Practice:

Students are versed in the fundamentals of computer practice at a level sufficient for high school teaching, including the basics of programming, data structures, and algorithms.

Computational Theory:

Students have a fundamental theoretical computer science background sufficient for high school teaching.