High school teachers have academic training that includes a content major in the endorsement area they teach and a series of education coursework that supplies the skills and knowledge to become a successful educator. The basis for this approach to preparation of high school teachers is outlined in the Division of Education’s vision, mission, program standards, and conceptual framework.
|Required Math Courses|
|Mat 165||Pre-calculus||3 credits|
|Mat 180||Finite Mathematics I: Logic||3 credits|
|Mat 255||Calculus I||4 credits|
|Mat 256||Calculus II||4 credits|
|Mat 280||Finite Mathematics II: Linear Models||3 credits|
|Mat 290||Geometry||3 credits|
|Mat 350||History of Mathematics||3 credits|
|Mat 351||Statistics I||3 credits|
|Mat 352||Statistics II||3 credits|
|Mat 357||Abstract Algebra||3 credits|
|Mat 370||Calculus III||4 credits|
*The following are required for student teaching:
- Completion of Required Math Courses.
- Completion of Professional Education Courses.
- Cumulative GPA of 2.5.
- A minimum grade of "C" in all of the professional education courses and in at least 24 credit hours in their content area.
- Successful completion of the Praxis I exam (required to begin Professional Education Courses.
- Successful completion of the Praxis II exam.
- Work with mentor teachers during student teaching to finalize your portfolio.
Disclaimer: The requirements listed above provide an example of what may be required for new students. Actual program requirements will vary depending on the academic year in which the student enrolled in the program. Please consult the appropriate catalog for official degree/program requirements.