This minor may be completed only by students admitted to the Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence options of Elementary Education. Students admitted to the Content Focus option are asked to identify the minor of their choice when admitted to the program. Students admitted to the other Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence options should fill out a minor declaration form available in the School of Education Student Services office, Room 139 Education Building.

Complete a minimum of 22 credits to include the requirements listed below. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75 is required, based on all minor coursework taken on the UW–Madison campus.

Required Courses
MATH 221 Calculus and Analytic Geometry 15
MATH 222 Calculus and Analytic Geometry 24
STAT 301 Introduction to Statistical Methods3
Additional credits chosen from the following:
MATH 135 Algebraic Reasoning for Teaching Math3
MATH 138 Mathematics for Teaching: Conjecture, Generalization, and Proof3
MATH 234 Calculus--Functions of Several Variables4
MATH/​COMP SCI  240 Introduction to Discrete Mathematics3
MATH 340 Elementary Matrix and Linear Algebra3
MATH 461 College Geometry I3
MATH/​HIST SCI  473 History of Mathematics3