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
Introduction to Linear Algebra
Math Lang Proof & Struct
Topics in Mathmatics Education
Number & Prop'l Rsng for Tchrs
Discrete Math/Modeling for Tch
Micro in Math for Teachers
Introduction to Statistics
or other courses approved by Academic Advisor
Total Credit Hours30-32

Program Notes:

  1. MATH 104 and MATH 113 are the recommended pre-calculus and calculus courses for elementary education students with a mathematics  major or minor.
  2. All College of Education, Health, and Human Services undergraduate students are required to take the Composition Placement Test by the end of the first semester they are enrolled in classes.
  3. Students transferring in COMP 105 or COMP 106, but receiving the prescription of 099 from the Composition Placement Test, must complete COMP 227 before taking EDD courses.
  4. Minimum GPA's are required for program completion: 2.75 cumulative, 2.75 in major, 2.75 in optional minor(s), and 2.75 in Professional Studies.
  5. For admission to Phase III of the teacher certification program, passing scores on all three sections of the MTTC Professional Readiness Examination and/or State of Michigan-approved PRE alternative measures (if taken prior to September 23, 2017), or the Scholastic Aptitude Test benchmarks of 480 in Evidence-Based Reading and Writing and 530 in Mathematics are required.
  6. Advising Policy:  The student is responsible for complying with requirements described in the Undergraduate Catalog as well as on the Four Phase Checklist.  Students are expected to meet with their College of Education, Health, and Human Services advisor at least once per year and in the term prior to graduation.
  7. Courses taken on a PASS/FAIL basis will NOT be accepted toward program completion.
  8. The minimum number of semester hours required to graduate is 128.
  9. CEHHS recommends successful program completers for State of Michigan Certification, however, it is ultimately up to the State of Michigan to issue certificates.  Certain offenses on a criminal record can keep individuals from obtaining teacher certification.  Please refer to The Revised School Code, Act 451 of 1976, section 380.1539b.
  10. Students must meet Dearborn Discovery Core requirements.  See http://umdearborn.edu/696973/ for details.

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
Introduction to Linear Algebra
Math Lang Proof & Struct
The Nature of Mathematics
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
Introduction to Statistics
or other courses approved by Academic Advisor
Total Credit Hours21-22

Program Notes:

  1. A minimum GPA of 2.75 is required for a minor.
  2. For the minor 6 or more semester hours must be at the 300 level or above.
  3. MATH 104 and MATH 113 are the recommended pre-calculus and calculus courses for elementary education students with a mathematics  major or minor.
  4. Advising Policy:  The student is responsible for complying with requirements described in the Undergraduate Catalog as well as on the Four Phase Checklist.  Students are expected to meet with their College of Education, Health, and Human Services advisor at least once a year and in the term prior to graduation.
  5. Courses taken on a PASS/FAIL basis will NOT be accepted toward program completion.
  6. In order to be recommended for endorsements, students must pass the appropriate MTTC exam in addition to completing the coursework.
  7. MTTC test scores must be reported by electronic delivery or direct mail from Pearson Evaluation Systems to the University of Michigan-Dearborn College of Education, Health, and Human Services.  No hand carried scores will be accepted.