Mathematics - Mathematics Education Concentration with Teacher Certification in Mathematics (Preschool - Grade 12) (B.S.)

Students who wish to pursue P-12 teacher certification must apply to and be admitted to the Teacher Education Program. Please visit the Teacher Education Program website for the required professional sequence of courses and other important program requirements, guidelines, and procedures. Students are strongly advised to review the Teacher Education Program Handbook.

120 credits of coursework is required for the baccalaureate degree with a minimum 3.0 overall GPA.  Major GPA requirements differ depending on field of study. Consult the Teacher Education Program Handbook for more information.



Program Requirements Overview

General Education Requirements26
World Languages and Cultures Requirements3-6
Major Requirements51
Teacher Education Program Requirements37
Free Electives3-0
Total Credits120

Major Requirements

MATH 122Calculus I4
MATH 221Calculus II4
MATH 222Calculus III4
MATH 225Linear Algebra4
MATH 340Probability3
MATH 271Special Topics in Modern Mathematics3
MATH 320Transitions to Advanced Mathematics3
MATH 350College Geometry3
MATH 370Mathematics for Teaching3
MATH 375History of Mathematics3
MATH 431Foundations of Modern Algebra3
STAT 230Data Science and Statistics3
Mathematics Electives
Select 3 credits from the list (see below)3
Collateral Requirements
CSIT 111Fundamentals of Java Programming3
or CSIT 104 Python Programming I
PHYS 191University Physics I4
Senior Workshop
MATH 499Math Senior Workshop1
Total Credits51

Major Electives

MATH 323Complex Variables3
MATH 325Ordinary Differential Equation4
MATH 364Operations Research I3
MATH 369Mathematical Modeling3
MATH 398Vector Calculus3
MATH 421Partial Differential Equations3
MATH 425Advanced Calculus I3
MATH 426Advanced Calculus II3
MATH 433Theory of Numbers3
MATH 450Foundations of Geometry3
MATH 451Topology3
MATH 460Introduction to Applied Mathematics3
MATH 463Numerical Analysis3
MATH 465Operations Research II3
MATH 478Theoretical Fluid Dynamics3
MATH 485Applied Combinatorics and Graph Theory3
MATH 487Introduction to Mathematical Cryptography3
MATH 490Honors Seminar3
MATH 495Special Topics in Advanced Undergraduate Mathematics1-3
MATH 497Mathematics Research I1-3
MATH 498Mathematics Research II1-3
PHYS 368Fluid Mechanics3

General Education Requirements

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A. New Student Seminar
Complete a 1 credit New Student Seminar course.1
C. Communication
1. Writing 3
2. Literature3
3. Communication3
D. Fine and Performing Arts
Complete a 3 credit Fine and Performing Arts course.3
F. Humanities
1. Great Works and Their Influences3
2. Philosophical and Religious Perspectives 3
G. Computer Science
Fundamentals of Java Programming (Fulfilled in the major.)
Python Programming I
H. Mathematics
Calculus I (Fulfilled in the major.)
I. Natural Science Laboratory
University Physics I (Fulfilled in the major.)
J. Physical Education
Complete a 1 credit Physical Education course.1
K. Social Science
1. American and European History 3
2. Global Cultural Perspectives3
3. Social Science Perspectives
Psychological Foundations of Education (Fulfilled in the Teacher Education Program.)
L. Interdisciplinary Studies
Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling (Fulfilled in the Teacher Education Program.)
Total Credits26

World Languages and Cultures Requirements

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World Languages
Based on placement exam complete one or two sequential courses in one language.3-6
World Cultures
May be fulfilled by either the K1 or K2 General Education category.
Total Credits3-6

Recommended Roadmap to Degree Completion

This four-year plan is provided as an outline for students to follow in order to complete their degree requirements within four years.  This plan is a recommendation and students should only use it in consultation with their academic advisor.

First Year
MATH 1021GENERAL EDUCATION: (C2) Literature3
CSIT 111 or 1043World Language 13
MATH 1224MATH 2214
PHYS 1914MATH 2713
 15 16
Second Year
General Education course3General Education course3
General Education course3GENERAL EDUCATION: (J) Physical Education1
MATH 2224EDFD 2003
MATH 2254MATH 3203
SASE 2103MATH 3403
 17 13
Third Year
General Education course3General Education course3
MATH 3503MATH 3703
MATH 4313MATH 3753
STAT 2303SASE 3213
SASE 3203SASE 3223
 15 15
Fourth Year
General Education course3SASE 4523
MATH 4704SASE 4539
MATH 4991 
Major Elective3 
SASE 4503 
SASE 4513 
 17 12
Total Credits 120