This major is part of a program leading to a Wisconsin initial educator license to teach mathematics in the Early Adolescent through Adolescent level (ages 10-21). The major is composed of fifty-one credits in mathematics.
A minimum GPA of 3.0 in mathematics courses up to and including MATH 232, and a minimum GPA of 2.75 in all of the below mathematics courses is required. The School of Education has additional requirements for licensure.
Completion of Praxis II: Mathematics Content Knowledge (5161) with a score at or above the current minimum qualifying score for the State of Wisconsin set by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction is required.
Students are recommended to take MATH 451 one or two semesters prior to student teaching. Students in a mathematics major or minor should plan not to take upper division mathematics courses during the semester in which they are student teaching or entering a post-baccalaureate licensure program.