The UTeach Courses

UTeach-Overview UTeach is an undergraduate teacher preparatory program designed to give science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) majors the opportunity to prepare for a career in teaching. The exploratory courses Step 1 and Step 2 are prerequisites to declaring the STEM teaching minor, which includes core education courses and specialized content courses. Additional math elective courses are required only for math teacher certification. 

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Courses for STEM Teaching Minor

The STEM Teaching minor consists of 2 prerequisite exploratory courses and 24 credits of coursework and practicum.

Exploratory Courses (2 credits)
Step 1: Inquiry Approaches to Teaching Credits: 1, Semester: Fall, Spring
Step 2: Inquiry-Based Lesson Design Credits: 1, Semester: Fall, Spring
STEM Teaching Minor (24 credits)
*Knowing & Learning in Math & Science Credits: 3, Semester: Fall, Spring
  Classroom Interactions and Equity Credits: 3, Semester: Spring
*Perspectives on Mathematics & Science Credits: 3, Semester: Spring
  Project-Based Instruction Credits: 3, Semester: Fall
  Research Methods Credits: 3, Semester: Spring
  Teaching English Language Learners Credits: 3, Semester: Fall (senior year)
  Practicum Credits: 6, Semester: Spring (senior year)
*These courses are Gen Ed approved
Computer Science and Math majors must  also  take: 
(In addition to the 24 credits of coursework)
**Functions & Modeling Credits: 3, Semester: Fall
Credits: 3, Semester: Fall
**These math elective courses are required for math certification.