Shown below are the course requirements for math-related majors and minors. Students should also see the "Mathematics and Mathematics Education Majors Midstream and Major Field Achievement Test Exit Exam Information" sheet to learn about required exams.
Required Core - 29 semester hours
9 Restricted Electives - take three courses from the following:
Gen Ed Requirements - 40 semester hours
Required Core - 35 semester hours
Restricted Electives - take two courses from the following:
Pre-Professional Teaching Core - 18 semester hours
Professional Secondary Ed Teaching Core - 24 semester hours
Gen Ed Requirements - 37 semester hours
Select math, methods, and one area of science.
Mathematics - 26 semester hours
Methods - 5 semester hours
Choose one area of science:
Pre-Professional Teaching Core - 21 semester hours
Gen Ed Requirements - 29 semester hours
A minor is NOT required with this major but electives are required to total 128 hours.
Students are encouraged to pursue a minor, but to be certified to teach, a content
praxis exam must be passed in both the major & minor areas of study.
* Global Requirement: depending on your selection, this requirement will satisfy 3 hours of
either Social Science or Arts & Humanities requirements. Take 1 course from AIS/HIST 257,
ANTH 210, ARTH 211/212/251, ENGL 211/212, GEOG 210, HIST 121/122/153, HUM 100,
MCOM 151, POLS 141/250
Do you enjoy mathematics? The following minors may interest you. Click on the minor's title to see the requirements in the academic catalog.
Introduces you to higher mathematics and can be tailored to your mathematical needs and interests.
Mathematics Minor - Teaching
Prepares you for teaching math classes at the secondary level.
Research Minor - Mathematics
Gives you an experience in guided mathematical research with a faculty mentor.
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