Mathematics

Elementary Education

  • Mathematics Major
  • Mathematics Minor

Secondary Education

  • Mathematics Major
  • Mathematics Minor

Mathematics Major (B.S. in Ed. degree) – Elementary Ed.

Provisional Elementary Certification

Total: 31 semester hours

Admission Requirements, Retention and Termination Standards

To sign this major, you must have:

  • Completed either MTH 130 or MTH 132 with a grade of B- or higher.
  • Completed MTH 151 with a grade of B or higher.

A minimum 2.7 GPA (B-) must be earned in all teaching majors.

Required Courses I (22 hours)

  • MTH 132: Calculus I 4(4-0)
  • MTH 175: Discrete Mathematics 3(3-0)
  • MTH 256: Problem Solving with Technology for K-8 Mathematics Teachers 3(3-0)
  • MTH 351: Geometry for K-8 Mathematics Teachers 3(3-0)
  • MTH 551: Mathematical Structures of K-8 Mathematics Teachers 3(3-0)
  • MTH 553: History of Elementary Mathematics for K-8 Teachers 3(3-0)
  • MTH 554: Probability and Statistics for K-8 Mathematics Teachers 3(3-0)

Required Courses II (3 hours)

Select one of the following:

  • STA 282: Introduction to Statistics 3(3-0)
  • STA 382: Elementary Statistical Analysis 3(3-0)

Electives (6 hours)

Electives (6 semester hours) are to be selected from MTH or STA in consultation with and approval by a mathematics advisor.

Mathematics Minor (B.S. in Ed. degree) – Elementary Ed.

Provisional Elementary Certification and Provisional Elementary Certification with Emotional or Cognitive Impairment Endorsement

Total: 22 semester hours

Admission Requirements, Retention and Termination Standards

To sign this minor, you must have:

  • Completed either MTH 130 or MTH 132 with a grade of B- or higher.
  • Completed MTH 151 with a grade of B or higher.

A minimum 2.7 GPA (B-) must be earned in all teaching majors.

Required Courses I (15 hours)

  • MTH 256: Problem Solving with Technology for K-8 Mathematics Teachers 3(3-0)
  • MTH 351: Geometry for K-8 Mathematics Teachers 3(3-0)
  • MTH 551: Mathematical Structures of K-8 Mathematical Teachers 3(3-0)
  • MTH 553: History of Elementary Mathematics for K-8 Teachers 3(3-0)
  • MTH 554: Probability and Statistics for K-8 Mathematics Teachers 3(3-0)

Required Courses II (4 hours)

Select one of the following:

  • MTH 130: Pre-Calculus Mathematics 4(4-0)
  • MTH 132: Calculus I 4(4-0)

Electives (3 hours)

Electives (3 semester hours) are to be selected from MTH or STA in consultation with and approval by a mathematics advisor.

Mathematics Major (B.S. in Ed. degree) – Secondary Ed.

Provisional Secondary Certification and Provisional Secondary Certification with Emotional or Cognitive Impairment Endorsement

Total: 44-45 semester hours

Admission Requirements, Retention and Termination Standards

To sign this major, you must have:

  • Completed either MTH 132 with a grade of B- or higher.

A minimum 2.7 GPA (B-) must be earned in all teaching majors.

Required Courses (38 hours)

  • MTH 132: Calculus I 4(4-0)
  • MTH 133: Calculus II 4(4-0)
  • MTH 223: Linear Algebra and Matrix Theory 3(3-0)
  • MTH 261: Problem-Based Algebra and Calculus for Secondary Teachers 3(3-0)
  • MTH 332: Introduction to Analysis 3(3-0)
  • MTH 341: College Geometry 3(3-0)
  • MTH 362: Problem-Based Geometry for Secondary Teachers 3(3-0)
  • MTH 363: Problem-Based Probability and Statistics for Secondary Teachers 3(3-0)
  • MTH 375: Discrete Structures 3(3-0)
  • MTH 462: Capstone on Teaching and Learning Mathematics for Secondary Teachers 3(3-0)
  • MTH 523: Modern Algebra I 3(3-0)
  • STA 382: Elementary Statistical Analysis 3(3-0)

Electives (6-7 hours)

A minimum of two additional courses is required. At least one of these must be numbered 500 or above. These courses are to be selected from the following list:

  • MTH 233: Calculus III 4(4-0)
  • MTH 334: Differential Equations 3(3-0)
  • MTH 499: Capstone Course in Mathematics 3(3-0)
  • MTH 521: Theory of Numbers 3(3-0)
  • MTH 532: Advanced Calculus I 3(3-0)
  • MTH 545: Introduction to Point-Set Topology 3(3-0)
  • MTH 573: History of Mathematics 3(3-0)
  • MTH 578: Combinatorics I 3(3-0)
  • STA 580: Applied Statistical Methods I 3(3-0)

Electives are to be selected from MTH or STA in consultation with and approval by a mathematics advisor.

Mathematics Minor (B.S. in Ed. degree) – Secondary Ed.

Provisional Secondary Certification and Provisional Secondary Certification with Emotional or Cognitive Impairment Endorsement

Total: 29 semester hours

Admission Requirements, Retention and Termination Standards

To sign this minor, you must have:

  • Completed MTH 132 with a grade of B- or higher.

A minimum 2.7 GPA (B-) must be earned in all teaching majors.

Required Courses (29 hours)

  • MTH 132: Calculus I 4(4-0)
  • MTH 133: Calculus II 4(4-0)
  • MTH 223: Linear Algebra and Matrix Theory 3(3-0)
  • MTH 261: Problem-Based Algebra and Calculus for Secondary Teachers 3(3-0)
  • MTH 332: Introduction to Analysis 3(3-0)
  • MTH 341: College Geometry 3(3-0)
  • MTH 362: Problem-Based Geometry for Secondary Teachers 3(3-0)
  • MTH 363: Problem-Based Probability and Statistics for Secondary Teachers 3(3-0)
  • MTH 462: Capstone on Teaching and Learning Mathematics for Secondary Teachers 3(3-0)

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