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The answer depends on the university. Usually, you need at least a Master's degree to teach at a university. I've never heard of a college professor with only a Bachelor's degree.

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What is required to be a calculus teacher?

To teach at the college level (or at a private high school), a minimum of a master's degree in mathematics (or a closely related field) is required. Some colleges will allow teachers to teach as adjuncts (meaning they are not official professors, do not have offices, teach only a few classes, and make a much lower salary than official professors) if they are in the process of getting a master's degree. To teach at the high school level, the requirements vary from state to state in the US. Most require a bachelor's degree in mathematics education. The main difference is that colleges do not require any education background whatsoever (just math) while high schools require more education than math (in some districts with a shortage of teachers, a history teacher with no math background could be allowed to teach calculus).


What is college algebra?

College Algebra is the required math for all college students.


What subjects did Albert Einstein teach?

Albert Einstein taught math, English and science at the college campus of Medaille College?


What do you need to study to become a math teacher?

The best is to have a college degree and be a math major. Many math teachers do not have degrees in math, however, my personal opinion is that formal math education is a big plus (pun intended) for math teachers. Some math teachers have computer science backgrounds. In many cases, teachers who want to teach math without a math degree need to pass a test to do so. So if you want to be a math teacher, go to college and major in math! Then you also have to get a teaching credential. Some schools have combined math bs and teaching programs.


What type of math classes does colleges and universities are required to take?

The math class(es) you are required to take in college are based on your area of study, so someone studying engineering may have to take certain math classes that a chemistry major may not have to take.

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Do you have to take a math class to major in Secondary Education not dealing with math in college?

Typically a math is required. However, the math required within an education program is usually a lower level math such as math concepts, and typically not more than a college algebra depending on the college or university.


What college math requirements are needed to be a preschool teacher?

It is not a high level math that is required for Early Childhood Education. However, I would suggest that you take nothing lower than College Algebra.Viper1


What is required to be a calculus teacher?

To teach at the college level (or at a private high school), a minimum of a master's degree in mathematics (or a closely related field) is required. Some colleges will allow teachers to teach as adjuncts (meaning they are not official professors, do not have offices, teach only a few classes, and make a much lower salary than official professors) if they are in the process of getting a master's degree. To teach at the high school level, the requirements vary from state to state in the US. Most require a bachelor's degree in mathematics education. The main difference is that colleges do not require any education background whatsoever (just math) while high schools require more education than math (in some districts with a shortage of teachers, a history teacher with no math background could be allowed to teach calculus).


What college math courses would be required to obtain a bachelor's degree in education ?

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What is college algebra?

College Algebra is the required math for all college students.


What major do you need to become a teacher?

It depends on what you want to teach and where you want to teach. If you want to teach children at the elementary level, a degree in elementary education would be sufficient. If you want to teach at the high school level, a degree in secondary education or a degree in the subject you want to teach (history, math, English, biology, etc.) would be necessary. If you wish to teach at the college level, usually a Master's degree in a specific field is the bare minimum. A doctorate (PhD) is usually preferred, particularly if you desire a full professorship.


What education and training is required to become a math teacher?

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Is it true that you need to major math to become a math teacher in NYC schools?

Yes and No. You must take all the credits that a math major has to take if you want to teach High School, but you don't have to have a B.A. in math. Instead, get a degree in education and take the required math classes. The difference is that a Bachelor's in math requires other elective courses that you won't have to take as an education major, such as language classes and other lib-ed requirements Well, I ask this question because some of my friends said that I should major in "Education with math concentration" rather "Math" major.


Is calculus required in college?

It depends on your degree. If it is required by your degree, often an opportunity is provided to take it at the college. Math college classes proceed at a faster pace, so don't procrastinate if you are interested in math oriented degree.


Is calculus required for a major in nursing?

Typically no. Most associates degrees do not require any math outside of pharmacology. Some colleges include pharmacology within their basic course structure and teach it as pharmacology, while other colleges teach it as a math. The bachelors in nursing (BSN) may include some math most likely not above a college algebra and statistics.


What majors would you need to be a math teacher?

To teach at the secondary level or higher you really need a math major although you can be certified in most states with a minor in math and can likely get a job since math teachers are relatively scarce. You need to take the education courses needed for certification if you want to teach in a public school. You can teach math at the elementary level after one or two courses in math for elementary education. At any level, you will find it advantageous to take as many math courses as you can.