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Teaching Certificates and Endorsements
A teaching certificate is the credential that allows a person to teach in a particular state. It is a license to perform certain duties within a particular educational system. An endorsement specifies which subjects and at what levels a person holding a certificate may teach. The requirements for an endorsement can be fullfilled: (1) as part of a specific degree program at a university, or (2) after graduation, by successfully completing specific courses approved by the state. If a student wishes to satisfy the endorsement requirements as part of a university education, he/she must complete a specific degree-granting program of the university. The state, in this case, certifies entire programs, not individual courses. If a person has completed a university degree in another subject (such as Secondary English Teaching) and received a teaching certificate, he/she can seek additional endorsements by successfully completing specific courses approved by the state.

The State of Utah website for licensing and endorsements can be found by clicking here.

At BYU, a BS degree in Mathematics Education results in a level 4 endorsement. A minor in Mathematics Education results in a level 3 endorsement.

Level 2 Requirements BYU courses that will satisfy the requirement :
College Algebra
Trigonometry
Calculus I
Probability and Statistics
Methods
Math 110
Math 111
Math 112
Stat 121
Mthed 377 and 378
Level 3 requirements BYU courses that will satisfy the requirement :
College Algebra
Trigonometry
Calculus I
Calculus II
Probability and Statistics
Linear Algebra
Foundations of Algebra or Algebraic Structures
Euclidian & Non-Euclidian Geometry
Methods
Math 110
Math 111
Math 112
Math 113
Mthed 301
Math 313
Math 290 or Math 371
Mthed 362 or Math 362
Mthed 377 and 378
Level 4 requirements BYU courses that will satisfy the requirement :
Calculus I
Calculus II
Multivariable Calculus
Probability and Statistics
Linear Algebra
Foundations of Algebra or Algebraic Structures
Euclidian & Non-Euclidian Geometry
Differential Equations
Introduction to Analysis or Advanced Calculus
Number Theory, History of Mathematics
Methods
Math 112
Math 113
Math 314
Mthed 301
Math 313
Math 371
Mthed 362 or Math 362
Math 334
Math 341
Math/Mthed 300 or Math 355 or Math 450 or Math 487
Mthed 377 and 378