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Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with Secondary Certification

The B.S. in Mathematics with a Concentration in Secondary Education is designed to prepare students for a career as a certified professional in teaching Mathematics at the secondary grade level.

The Bachelor’s program consists of 120 credit hours. In addition to general education courses, the following courses comprise the core curriculum:

Core Curriculum Credits
Total Program Credit Hours 120

Area F: Lower Division Major Requirements (6 courses)

CSCI 1301 Computer Science I or CSCI 1371 Computing for Engineers 3
MATH 1501 Calculus I 3
MATH 2140 Introductory Linear Algebra 3
MATH 2502 Calculus II ** 3
**One hour of carry-over if MATH 2502 was taken in Area D2, otherwise must take 4 hours to satisfy this requirement
MATH 2503 Calculus III 3
MATH 1231 Introduction to Statistics 3
MATH 2020 Intro to Discrete Mathematics (If MATH 2502 was taken in Area D2) 3

Upper Division Major Requirements (5 courses)

MATH 3005 Transition to Higher Mathematics 3
MATH 3006 Communications in Mathematics 1
MATH 3110 Survey of Algebra 3
MATH 3220 Applied Statistics 3
MATH 3303 Ordinary Differential Equations 3
MATH 3520 Introduction to Analysis 3
MATH 4050 Methods of Teaching Secondary Mathematics 3
MATH 4231 Modern Geometry 3
MATH 4250 Elementary Number Theory 3
MATH 4988 Directed Undergraduate Research 3
MATH 4989 Senior Capstone Project 3

Education related Electives (9 courses)

EDUC 2110 Invest. Critical & Contemp. Issues in Ed. 3
EDUC 2120 Expl. Socio-Cultural Persp. on Diversity in Ed. Context 3
EDUC 2130 Expl. Teach. & Learning 3
EDUC 3030 Exploring-Exceptional Learner 3
EDUC 3200 Secondary School Curriculum & Assessment 3
EDUC 3210 Classroom Management 3
EDUC 4003 Secondary Level Seminar 3
EDUC 4725 Secondary Practicum 3
EDUC 4731 Content Supervision 3
EDUC 4730 Secondary Education Internship 3

Electives (7 hours) Select at least 7 hours of electives.

MATH 2020 Discrete Mathematics must be taken if not satisfied in Area F
Courses that will not be counted toward the degree are MATH 1101, MATH 1111, MATH 1241, MATH 2008, MATH 2010, MATH 3020, MATH 3030, MATH 3040, MATH 4010, and MATH 4020.

For the B.S. in Mathematics (Concentration in Secondary Education), no course labeled MATH or EDUC with a grade of D may be used for credit towards graduation. No more than one (1) D in any course may be used towards credit for graduation.

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Application Deadlines

Students are accepted into the program three times a year in the Fall, Spring and Summer terms.


July 15


November 15


April 15

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