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2024-25 Catalog 
2024-25 Catalog

Middle School Mathematics Teaching Minor/Endorsement

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The courses required for this minor match the recommendations from the Utah State Board of Education for the Middle School Mathematics Teaching endorsement effective July 1, 2021.  Students who select the Mathematics Teaching Minor must satisfy the Teacher Education admission and licensure requirements.

  • Program Prerequisite: MATH 1010  or MATH 1050  placement.
  • Grade Requirements: A grade of “C” or better in all courses used toward the minor
  • Credit Hour Requirements: Minimum of 23 credits for the Middle School Mathematics Teaching minor
  • Program Code: 6070
  • CIPC: 131311


Students pursuing an undergraduate in elementary education or special education are encouraged to elect MTHE 3015 and MTHE 3070 since the major requirements of MATH 2010, 2015, and 2020 will satisfy the prerequisites for MTHE 3015 and MTHE 3070.

Students pursuing a secondary teaching major are encouraged to take MTHE 3115 and MTHE 3117. The prerequisites for these courses are MATH 1210 and MATH 3110, respectively. The prerequisite for MATH 3110 is MATH 1210.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Build procedural fluency from conceptual understanding related to the algebra, geometry, and probability and statistics standards for Grades 6 - 9.
  • Develop effective teaching practices to foster student use of the standards of mathematical practice to learn the mathematics associated with Grade 6 - 9 standards.
  • Grow as an educator in understanding of the psychological, emotional, social, and physiological needs of Grades 6 - 9 students.

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