Elementary/Middle Grades Prerequisites

ENDORSEMENT SUBJECT AREAS

We look for candidates whose college transcript reflect that they have met the Illinois State General Education standards with excellence.  All requirements listed below must be met prior to UChicago UTEP admissions:

Elementary (Grades 1-6)

  • 2 Science Courses (in any of the following areas:  life, physical/chemistry, earth science, space science)
  • 2 Social Science Courses (in any of the following areas:  history, geography, civics, & government, economics)
  • 1 Mathematics Course (in any of the following areas:  college-level math, number sense, geometry, probability & statistics, calculus)
  • 1 Fine Arts Course (in any of the following areas:  music, art, dance, etc.)

Middle Grades (Grades 5-8)

Candidates can be endorsed in any or all of the following subject areas.  (Please note that some content courses taken as a UTEP student can help fulfill endorsement requirements). 

  • Science (4 courses in any of the following areas:  life, physical/chemistry, earth science, space science)
  • Social Science (5 courses in any of the following areas:  history, geography, civics & government, economics)
  • Mathematics (4 courses in any of the following areas:  college-level math, number sense, geometry, probability & statistics, calculus)
  • English/Language Arts (4 courses in any of the following areas:  reading, writing, literature, communication)

The University of Chicago does not issue student visa documents for the MAT program.