Total Program Credits: 120
Matriculation Requirements:  


General Education Requirements:  38 Credits  
ENGL 1010  Introduction to Academic Writing  3  
or  ENGH 1005  Literacies and Composition Across Context (5.0)  
ENGL 2010  Intermediate Writing Academic Writing and Research  3  
STAT 2040  Principles of Statistics *  4  
Complete one of the following:  3  
HIST 2700  US History to 1877 (3.0)  
and  HIST 2710  US History since 1877 (3.0)  
HIST 1700  American Civilization (3.0)  
HIST 1740  US Economic History (3.0)  
POLS 1000  American Heritage (3.0)  
POLS 1100  American National Government (3.0)  
Complete the following:  
PHIL 2050  Ethics and Values  3  
HLTH 1100  Personal Health and Wellness  2  
or  PES 1097  Fitness for Life (2.0)  
Distribution Courses  
Biology Distribution  3  
PHYS 2210  Physics for Scientists and Engineers I  4  
PHYS 2215  Physics for Scientists and Engineers I Lab  1  
Additional Biology or Physical Science **  3  
Humanities Distribution  3  
Fine Arts Distribution  3  
Social/Behavioral Science  3  
Discipline Core Requirements:  82 Credits  
MATH 1210  Calculus I *  5  
MATH 1220  Calculus II  5  
MATH 2210  Calculus III  3  
MATH 2270  Linear Algebra  3  
MATH 2280  Ordinary Differential Equations  3  
MATH 3000  History of Mathematics  3  
MATH 3010  Methods of Secondary School Mathematics Teaching  3  
MATH 3030  Algebra for Secondary Mathematics Teaching  3  
MATH 3100  Foundations of Geometry  3  
MATH 3200  Foundations of Analysis  3  
MATH 3300  Foundations of Abstract Algebra  3  
MATH 4030  Geometry for Secondary Mathematics Teaching  3  
MATH 4040  Statistics and Probability for Secondary Mathematics Teaching  3  
STAT 3040  Probability and Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences  3  
Complete 4 credits of any courses 1000 or higher  4  
Professional Education Core Requirements**  
EDSC 3000  Educational Psychology  3  
EDSC 3050  Foundations of American Education  2  
EDSC 3250  Instructional Media  2  
EDSP 340G  Exceptional Students  2  
EDSC 4200  Classroom Management I  2  
EDSC 4250  Classroom Management II  2  
EDSC 4440  Content Area Literacies  3  
EDSC 445G  Multicultural Instruction ESL  3  
EDSC 4550  Secondary Curriculum Instruction and Assessment  3  
EDSC 4850  Student TeachingSecondary  8  
EDSC 4990  Teacher Performance Assessment Project  2 
Graduation Requirements:
Footnote: 
* According to student placement, prerequisites may be required 
** PHYS 2220 recommended 
*** Must be completed with a grade of B or higher 
This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track. (Note: This graduation plan has not been updated, please contact the department for the most updated plan.)
Milestone courses (prerequisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and Italicized
Semester 1  Course Title  Credit Hours 
MATH 1210*  Calculus I  5 
STAT 2040*  Principles of Statistics  4 
ENGL 1010 or ENGH 1005  Intro to Writing GE or Literacies and Composition Across Contexts  3 
Elective  Elective (any course(s) numbered 1000 or higher)  4 
Semester total:  16  
Note:*Additional prerequisites may be required (MATH 1050 and MATH 1060)  
Semester 2  Course Title  Credit Hours 
MATH 1220  Calculus II  5 
ENGL 2010  Intermediate Writing GE  3 
PHIL 2050  Ethics and Values GE  3 
Humanities GE  Humanities GE (PHIL 1250 recommended)  3 
HLTH 1100 or PES 1097  Personal Health and Wellness or Fitness for Life GE  2 
Semester total:  16  
Semester 3  Course Title  Credit Hours 
MATH 2210  Calculus III  3 
PHYS 2210 and PHYS 2215  Physics for Scientists and Engineers I (and lab)  5 
American Institutions (choose from list)  3  
Fine Arts GE  Fine Arts GE  3 
MATH 2270  Linear Algebra  3 
Semester total:  17  
Semester 4  Course Title  Credit Hours 
MATH 2280  Ordinary Differential Equations  3 
Biology GE  Biology GE  3 
Additional Science GE  Additional Science GE (Physical Science or Biology)  3 
Social/Behavioral GE  Social/Behavioral GE  3 
MATH 3030  Algebra for Secondary Mathematics Teaching  3 
Semester total:  15  
Apply for the secondary education program this semester.  
Semester 5  Course Title  Credit Hours 
MATH 4040  Statistics and Probability for Secondary Mathematics Teaching  3 
MATH 3100  Foundations of Geometry  3 
EDSP 340G  Exceptional Students  2 
EDSC 3000  Educational Psychology  3 
EDSC 3050  Foundations of American Education  2 
EDSC 4550  Secondary Curriculum Instruction and Assessment  3 
Semester total:  16  
Semester 6  Course Title  Credit Hours 
MATH 3000  History of Mathematics  3 
MATH 3200  Foundations of Analysis  3 
MATH 3300  Foundations of Abstract Algebra  3 
EDSC 4440  Content Area Literacies  3 
EDSC 445G  Multicultural Instruction ESL  3 
Semester total:  15  
Semester 7  Course Title  Credit Hours 
MATH 3010  Methods of Secondary School Mathematics Teaching  3 
MATH 4030  Geometry for Secondary Mathematics Teaching  3 
STAT 3040  Probability and Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences  3 
EDSC 4200  Classroom Management I  2 
EDSC 3250  Instructional Media  2 
Semester total:  13  
Apply for student teaching this semester.  
Semester 8  Course Title  Credit Hours 
EDSC 4850  Student TeachingSecondary  8 
EDSC 4250  Classroom Management II  2 
EDSC 4990  Teacher Performance Assessment Project  2 
Semester total:  12  
Degree total:  120 
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The Utah Valley University Mathematics Department’s primary purpose is to educate students in mathematics, mathematics education, and statistics. The department prepares students for both graduate degrees and productive careers by fostering a rigorous development of cognitive skills, helping them to analyze logical inferences, reason critically, and apply mathematical ideas to solve real world problems. The department’s other functions include service which supports the mission of the University, and the development of scholarly work to both advance research and facilitate student engagement in current areas of interest.
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