If you are a current UW student and are interested in teaching mathematics at the secondary level, please meet with a math advisor as soon as possible to learn more about the BA- Mathematics Teacher Preparation degree.
If you are interested in a teaching endorsement in Mathematics from the State of Washington and have either an endorsement in another subject or a bachelor's degree from another university, the Math Department will review your transcripts, and recommend or require the following courses or their equivalents. Please contact Sarah Garner at 543-0388 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, for more information about these requirements or for a review of your transcripts.
As we review your transcripts, we will be looking for courses equivalent to the following:
|Topic||UW Course Number||Qtr Credits|
|Calculus||Math 124, 125, 126||15|
|Math Reasoning||Math 300||3|
|Linear Algebra||Math 308||3|
|Algebra for Teachers||Math 411, 412||6|
|Geometry for Teachers (Euclidean and non-Euclidean)||Math 444, 445||6|
|Probability and Statistics||Math 394, and a basic course in Statistics||6-7|
|Total Qtr Credits for Endorsement||39-40|
As a general rule, mathematics courses are primarily offered during the day. We have a very limited offering of evening courses. The math courses for teachers, 444/445, 411/412, are also offered during Summer Quarter. Please check with the Student Services Office, C-36 Padelford, (206)543-6830, for specific information about class meeting times. For information about the Master's in Teaching Program at the University of Washington, please view their website: Teacher Education Program.