Mathematics

Please refer to Elementary School Certification Program for additional degree requirements.

Major Requirements

A minimum of 30 semester hours from the following:

Required Courses
MATH 104College Algebra4
or MATH 105 Pre-Calculus
MATH 113Calc I for Biology & Life Sci4
or MATH 115 Calculus I
MATH 385Math for Elemen Teachers I3
MATH 386Math for Elem Teachers II3
MATH 387Math for Elem Teachers III3
MATH 442Geometry for Teachers3
MATH 443Algebra for Teachers3
MATH 444Data Anlsys,Prob&Stat forTchrs3
Recommended Electives
Select 4-6 credit hours:4-6
Conceptual Mathematics
MATH 200
Introduction to Linear Algebra
MATH 291
MATH 363
Topics in Mathmatics Education
Number & Prop'l Rsng for Tchrs
Discrete Math/Modeling for Tch
Micro in Math for Teachers
or other courses approved by Academic Advisor
Total Credit Hours30-32

 Notes:

  1. An overall GPA of 2.75 or better is required for a major or a minor.
  2. For the major, 15 or more semester hours must be in courses 300 or above; 6 or more semester hours for a minor.
  3. At least 12 semester hours in UM-Dearborn courses required for a major.
  4. MATH 104 and MATH 113 are the recommended pre-calculus and calculus courses for elementary education students with a mathematics  major or minor.

Minor Requirements

A minimum of 20 semester hours from the following:

Required Courses
MATH 104College Algebra4
or MATH 105 Pre-Calculus
MATH 385Math for Elemen Teachers I3
MATH 386Math for Elem Teachers II3
MATH 387Math for Elem Teachers III3
MATH 442Geometry for Teachers3
MATH 443Algebra for Teachers3
Recommended Electives
Select 2-3 credit hours:2-3
Conceptual Mathematics
MATH 200
Introduction to Linear Algebra
The Nature of Mathematics
MATH 363
Topics in Mathmatics Education
Data Anlsys,Prob&Stat forTchrs
Number & Prop'l Rsng for Tchrs
Discrete Math/Modeling for Tch
Micro in Math for Teachers
or other courses approved by Academic Advisor
Total Credit Hours21-22

Notes:

  1. An overall GPA of 2.75 or better is required for a major or a minor.
  2. For the major, 15 or more semester hours must be in courses 300 or above; 6 or more semester hours for a minor.
  3. At least 12 semester hours in UM-Dearborn courses required for a major.
  4. MATH 104 and MATH 113 are the recommended pre-calculus and calculus courses for elementary education students with a mathematics  major or minor.