# Mathematics teaching major

#### The major is part of a program leading to a Wisconsin initial educator license to teach mathematics at the early adolescent through adolescent level (Ages 10-21).

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## Degree Requirements

Fifty-one credits in mathematics including:

1. Required Courses:

- MATH 231 M Calculus I
- MATH 232 M Calculus II
- MATH 233MCalculus III
- MATH 301UProblem Solving and Proof
- MATH 341 Linear Algebra
- MATH 351 Probability
- MATH 431 Real Analysis
- MATH 441 Abstract Algebra I
- MATH 442 Abstract Algebra II
- MATH 451 Explorations in Middle/Secondary School Mathematics
- MATH 459 Middle/Secondary Math Methods (crosslisted with ED 459M)
- MATH 461 Geometry
- MATH 485XMathematics Seminar

2. A minimum GPA of 2.5 in the above mathematics courses.

3. Completion of the professional Education core prerequisites and licensure requirements for Early Adolescence through Adolescence (see the Education section of the course catalogue). Admission to teacher education is recommended as early as possible.

4. Satisfactory completion of the Major Field Achievement Test in Mathematics shortly before graduation.

Mathematics teaching majors are recommended to take a computer programming course.