UAteach Program
teach@uark.edu
479-575-3280
946 W. Clinton Drive
Fayetteville, AR 72701

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction offers an undergraduate minor in Secondary Mathematics and/or Science Education through UAteach, a joint program between College of Education and Health Professions , Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences and College of Engineering.

Students pursuing teacher licensure in Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or Computer Science are eligible for the UAteach minor.

Minor in Secondary Mathematics and/or Science Teacher Education UAteach

STEM 2103Knowing and Learning in Science and Mathematics3
STEM 2203Classroom Interactions3
STEM 3303Project Based Instruction for Secondary Mathematics and Science3
STEM 4409Supervised Clinical Teaching in Science and Mathematics Education9
Total Hours18

Please note, the minor alone does not represent completion of the teacher preparation program. In order for the university to recommend a teaching license, students must have sufficient content area coursework and successfully complete the following additional classes: 

ARSC 1201Inquiry Approaches to Teaching: UAteach Step I1
ARSC 1221Inquiry-Based Lesson Design: UAteach Step II1
MATH 2903Functions, Foundations and Models (Sp, Fa)3
BIOL 3273UAteach Research Methods3
or PHYS 3273 UAteach Research Methods
or CHEM 3273 UAteach Research Methods
STEM 4333Perspectives on Science and Mathematics3

In addition to these courses, students must successfully pass the Praxis Core (Reading, Writing, and Math), Praxis II (Principles of Learning and Teaching), Praxis content tests, submit a portfolio, and pass a state criminal background check.

Please note that individuals may become teachers in a variety of subjects including mathematics and science through the Master of Arts in Teaching program at the graduate level.  For more information about UAteach contact teach@uark.edu

Teacher Licensure for Computer Science 4-12

For initial teacher licensure in Computer Science, the following 47 hours of courses are required:

ARSC 1201Inquiry Approaches to Teaching: UAteach Step I1
ARSC 1221Inquiry-Based Lesson Design: UAteach Step II1
CSCE 2004Programming Foundations I4
CSCE 2014Programming Foundations II4
CSCE 2114Digital Design4
CSCE 3193Programming Paradigms3
BIOL 3273UAteach Research Methods3
or PHYS 3273 UAteach Research Methods
or CHEM 3273 UAteach Research Methods
Choose 3 hours from:3
Introduction to Teaching Programming in the Secondary Schools
Functions, Foundations and Models (Sp, Fa) 1,2
Theories of Learning Mathematics
Perspectives on Science and Mathematics 1
Choose 6-7 hours from:6
Computer Organization
Software Engineering
Operating Systems
Algorithms
Database Management Systems
Calculus II (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2505) (Sp, Su, Fa)
Functions, Foundations and Models (Sp, Fa) 1,2
Foundations of Geometry I (Fa)
STEM 2103Knowing and Learning in Science and Mathematics3
STEM 2203Classroom Interactions3
STEM 3303Project Based Instruction for Secondary Mathematics and Science3
STEM 4409Supervised Clinical Teaching in Science and Mathematics Education9
Total Hours47