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Math Major Summary -- Teaching Emphasis

The newly revised Mathematics Major with Teaching Emphasis takes effect in Fall 2018. Students who entered prior to Fall 2018 can complete the old "Secondary Education Emphasis" with modifications approved by their advisor.


Required Units:
40 credits minimum

 

Core Mathematics Courses: (14 credits)

  • Math 171 Calculus I (4 cr.)
  • Math 172 Calculus II (4 cr.)
  • Math 222 Intro to Abstract Mathematics (3 cr.)
  • Math 256 Intro to Linear Mathematics (3 cr.)

 

Elementary Foundations Courses: (8 credits)

  • Math 110 Number Systems for Teaching (4 cr.)
  • Math 211 Geometry & Measurement for Teaching (2 cr.)
  • Math 213 Transformations, Probability and Data for Teaching (2 cr.)



Upper-level Mathematics for Teaching (12 credits)

      • Math 317 Probability and Statistics for Teaching (4 credits)
      • Math 413 Modern Algebra for Teaching (4 credits)
      • Math 415 Geometries for Teaching (4 credits)

 

Abstract Math Requirement: (3 credits)

Choose ONE of the following:

  • Math 467 Intro to Real Analysis (3 cr)
  • Math 348 Ring Theory (3 cr)

 

Capstone: (3-4 credits)

Choose ONE of the following:

  • Math 490 Senior Seminar for Math Teaching (3 cr)
  • Math 430 International Comparative Mathematics Education (3 cr)
  • Math 432 History and Philosophy of Math and Math Ed (4 cr)

Note: Math 432 and Math 435 are offered only as a study-away program.

     

GPA Requirements:

To be eligible for graduation with a mathematics major, students must earn a minimum grade point average of 2.00 in all courses required for the Mathematics major. Those students seeking Wisconsin teacher certification must earn a minimum grade point average of 3.00 in all courses required for their major in order to meet requirements of the College of Education and Human Services.  (Subject to change by COEHS and Wisconsin DPI).


by Kuennen, Eric W last modified Sep 28, 2018 03:48 PM

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