BS in Education - Mathematics 6-12 Major

Additional Graduation Requirements

General Education Component

Area I (Written Composition)6
Area II (Humanities and Fine Arts)12
Two literature courses in sequence (EN 211/ EN 212, EN 221/EN 222, EN 231/EN 232, EN 233/EN 234)
One Fine Arts Elective
Fundamentals of Speech
Area III (Natural Sciences and Mathematics)11-12
Must include one of the following:
Pre-Calculus Trigonometry
Pre-Calculus Algebra and Trigonometry
Calculus I
Area IV (History, Social and Behavioral Sciences)12
Human Growth and Development 1
Area V
Total Hours41-42

Professional Education Secondary (Grades 6-12)

Note:  ASBI/FBI background clearance is a prerequisite for all Professional Education Courses.
ED 292Preprofessional Seminar and Laboratory Expereince1
ED 381Instructional Technology for the High School 13
ED 375Content Literacy3
EEX 340Introduction to Students with Exceptional Learning Needs3
MA 425Methods and Materials for Teaching Secondary Mathematics3
ED 333WLearning Theories and Student Development3
ED 382Curriculum and Teaching I3
ED 401Evaluation of Teaching and Learning3
ED 477Curriculum and Teaching II4
ED 482High School Student Internship12
Total Hours38

ALSDE/NCATE Approved Teaching Field: Mathematics

CS 155Computer Science I3
MA 125Calculus I4
MA 126Calculus II4
MA 227Calculus III4
MA 237Linear Algebra (or)3
Advanced Linear Algebra I
MA 238Applied Differential Equations I (or)3
Differential Equations
MA 325Introduction to Discrete Mathematics3
MA 345Applied Statistics I (or)3
Mathematical Statistics I
MA 421College Geometry3
MA 420Combinatorics and Graph Theory3
MA 437Introduction to Abstract Algebra I3
MA 451Introduction to Analysis3
MA 471WApplied Mathematics3
Select one from the following:2
Undergraduate Directed Research
Undergraduate Directed Research
Undergraduate Directed Research
Mathematics Seminar
Undergraduate Math Mentoring
Total Hours44


  • Candidates may take the following professional education courses prior to admission to educator preparation: Preprofessional Seminar and Laboratory Expereince (ED 292), Content Literacy (ED 375), Instructional Technology for the High School (ED 381), Introduction to Students with Exceptional Learning Needs (EEX 340), and a content methods course.
  • Courses that are taken to fulfill general education requirements which are also included in a teaching field may count in both areas.
  • Candidates who plan to seek certification in another state should contact the State Department of Education in that state to find out whether or not a comparable certificate exists in that state.
  • All requirements must be completed with a minimum of 120 credit hours.