BEST minor at a Glance


Minor (education); Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Biology, Chemistry, Geological Science, Physics or Mathematics

Credit Hours




Best for

Students majoring in science or mathematics who want licensure to teach in a North Carolina middle or high school.


Students majoring in biology, chemistry, geology, physics or mathematics may apply to join the BEST minor after their first semester and up until their senior year.

North Carolina Teaching Fellows at UNC-Chapel Hill

BEST minor students are eligible to apply to be a North Carolina Teaching Fellow at UNC-Chapel Hill. North Carolina Teaching Fellows will receive up to $5,000 a semester in forgivable loans for a commitment to serve as a science, mathematics, or special education teacher in North Carolina.

About North Carolina Teaching Fellows at UNC-Chapel Hill