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MATH 380 Preparing for MN Licensure Content Exam

MATH 380 Preparing for MN Licensure Content exam will prepare pre-service teachers for the mathematics content exam required for licensure in the state of Minnesota. This 1-credit course allows students the opportunity to reflect upon their past content coursework in the Mathematics Teaching BS major. Students at the end of their degree program will identify and expand on foundational, integrated themes that have emerged in their previous coursework. Attention will be paid to the link between the coursework completed in the Mathematics Teaching BS and the student's future teaching career.

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Note: Students whose prerequisites are not identified by the system should contact the Math and Statistics Department for an override at
1 Undergraduate credit

Effective May 8, 2019 to present

Learning outcomes


  • Synthesize knowledge, skills and abilities related to mathematical practices used to teaching secondary mathematics.
  • Examine the connections between the content in undergraduate level mathematics with the content in secondary mathematics.
  • Compare and contrast test structures of undergraduate mathematics courses, secondary mathematics courses, and standardized tests.
  • Demonstrate knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully complete the Minnesota Content Area Tests in Mathematics.