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BA/BS Mathematics Teacher Education



Students wishing to obtain their degree in secondary education, may complete their preparation for the basic teaching license with a major in mathematics in a four year program.


Degree Requirements: Mathematics Teacher Education Major:

  CS 161 Computer Science I 5
  MTH 251 Calculus I Differential Calculus 5
  MTH 252 Calculus II Integral Calculus 5
  MTH 253 Calculus III Sequences and Series 3
  MTH 254 Multivariate Calculus 5
  MTH 280 Introduction to Proof 4
  MTH 311 Advanced Calculus I 4
  MTH 337 Geometry 4
  MTH 341 Linear Algebra 4
  MTH 344 Group Theory 4
  MTH 355 Discrete Mathematics 4
  MTH 365 Mathematical Probability 4
  MTH 366 Mathematical Statistics 4
  MTH 411 Capstone Experience I 2
  MTH 412 Capstone Experience II 2
  Choose One  
    MTH 345 Ring Theory 4
    MTH 346 Number Theory 4
  One approved upper-division elective  


The following is a possible schedule of classes for Mathematics Teacher Education majors
MTH 252, CS 161
Education classes to take before entering Education Program: ED 100
Education classes to take before entering Education Program: ED 270 and ED 312
Education classes to take before entering Education Program: ED 333 and ED 370
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Prerequisite Skills: Students who have completed pre-calculus or an introduction to calculus in high school and receive a qualifying score on the placement test may enroll in MTH 251 Calculus. Others may find it necessary to take MTH 111 College Algebra and MTH 112 Elementary Functions before starting the calculus sequence. These students should be advised carefully.

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