2017-2018 General Catalog 
    May 24, 2018  
2017-2018 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics Teaching, M.S.

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Master Requirements for Mathematics (Teaching), M.S.

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The University of Utah Department of Mathematics offers a general Masters of Science degree, as well as some specialized master’s degrees. Newest addition to this list the Master of Science in Mathematics with emphasis in teaching. The applications should be made through the Graduate School. Upon admission by the Mathematics Education Committee, the student is also admitted to the Mathematics Department Master’s program. The degree of Master of Mathematics (Teaching) is awarded by the Mathematics Department.

Admission Requirements

  • either a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, Mathematics Teaching or related field with an equivalent of at least 6 of the courses required for the level 4 mathematics endorsement:
    • Math 2210 Multivariable Calculus
    • Math 2270 Linear Algebra
    • Math 2280 Differential Equations
    • Math 4030 Foundations of Algebra
    • Math 3100 Foundations of Geometry
    • Math 3070 Applied Statistics I
    • Math 4090 Teaching of Secondary School Mathematics
    • Math 3210 Foundations of Analysis I
    • One of these courses:
      • Math 4400 Introduction to Number Theory
      • Math 3010 History of Mathematics
      • Math 5700 Capstone Course
  • Praxis (5161): Mathematics Content Knowledge with a score of at least 165


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