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2017-2018 General Catalog
University of Utah
   
 
    
 
  Dec 13, 2017
 
2017-2018 General Catalog

Mathematics Teaching, B.A.


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Major Requirements for Mathematics Teaching


Mathematics Undergraduate Advisor
math.utah.edu/ugrad/advising.html
LeRoy Cowles Building 214
801-581-6837

Minimum Degree Hours: 122
Minimum Major Hours: 54

Graduation Requirements

  • Maintain a minimum cumulative gpa of 2.8 in all mathematics courses.
  • All mathematics courses must be completed with a C+ or better and may only be attempted up to 3 times.
  • PHYS 2210  or 3210  must be completed with a grade of C or better.
  • Complete the secondary teacher licensure program.
  • An exit survey is required the semester a student graduates.

Honors in Mathematics Teaching

Students seeking an HBA or HBS in Mathematics Teaching must complete:

  • Admission to the Honors College.
  • Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 in courses required for the major.
  • All major courses must be completed with a B or better and may only be attempted up to 3 times.
  • Complete the secondary teacher licensure program.
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  • MATH 3000 - Undergraduate Colloquium  
  • An exit survey is required the semester a student graduates.

Elective


Complete one course from the following list, or another MATH course numbered 4200 or above, except those excluded from the regular mathematics major.

Comprehensive Exam


To graduate with a mathematics teaching major students must receive a score of 165 or higher on the Praxis Exam #5161: “Mathematics: Content Knowledge.” To register see www.ets.org/praxis.

Secondary Teacher Licensure Required Courses


For advising contact the Secondary Education Advisor in the Urban Institute for Teacher Education.

Sorenson Arts & Education Complex (SAEC) 2260
801-581-7158

 

Pre-Licensure Courses


(30 required credit hours)

Licensure Year


(Admission Required, 15 required credit hours)

ESL Endorsement (Optional)


Total Licensure Hours: 45-49 credit hours


Sample 4-yr Degree Plan


Note: This is just a sample. Log into My Degree Dashboard (in CIS) and meet with your academic advisor to fit a program of study with your academic record.

First Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 14

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 18

Summer Semester


  • General Education - (FF) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (HF) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (AI) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (BF) 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree - (IR) 3 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15

Second Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 17

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 14

Third Year


Fourth Year


Fifth Year


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