# Mathematics for Teaching License Requirements

To receive a teaching license from PSU, after completing a baccalaureate degree a student must complete the Graduate Teacher Education Program (GTEP) through the Graduate School of Education.

Only grades of B-, P, or above count toward satisfying the mathematics requirements for teacher licensing for the Graduate School of Education.

## Secondary Education - Advanced Mathematics

Students planning to earn a secondary teaching license in mathematics must obtain a recommendation for admission to the GTEP from the Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics and Statistics. The student’s program should include most of the courses required for the major and those listed in Option IV.

## Middle School Education - Basic Mathematics

Students planning to earn a middle school teaching license with an emphasis in mathematics should complete the courses:

### Courses

Mth 211 | Foundations Of Elementary Mathematics I | 4 |

Mth 212 | Foundations Of Elementary Mathematics II | 4 |

Mth 213 | Foundations Of Elementary Mathematics III | 4 |

Mth 491 | Experimental Probability and Statistics for Middle School Teachers | 4 |

Mth 493 | Geometry for Middle School Teachers | 4 |

Mth 494 | Arithmetic and Algebraic Structures for Middle School Teachers | 4 |

Mth 495 | Historical Topics in Mathematics for Middle School Teachers | 4 |

Mth 496 | Concepts of Calculus for Middle School Teachers | 4 |

## Elementary education

Before admission to GTEP, students planning to earn an elementary teaching license must complete:

### Courses

Mth 211 | Foundations Of Elementary Mathematics I | 4 |

Mth 212 | Foundations Of Elementary Mathematics II | 4 |

Mth 213 | Foundations Of Elementary Mathematics III | 4 |