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Department of Mathematics
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Four-Year Plan - Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics with Teaching Certification

Total Hours: 120

First Year

Fall
MATH 1561 5
ENG 1301 3
CAM 1351 3
Natural Science (Lab) 4
TOTAL 15
Spring
MATH 2513 5
ENG 1302 3
COMM 2301 3
Natural Science (Lab) 4
TOTAL 15

Second Year

Fall
MATH 3514 5
Elective 1
ENG (Sophomore Literature) 3
Modern Language 2311 3
POLS 2301 3
TOTAL 15
Spring
MATH 2305 3
MATH 3310 3
Humanities 3
Modern Language 2312 3
POLS 2302 3
TOTAL 15

Third Year

Fall
MATH 3307 3
MATH 4321 3
HIST 1301 3
ED 2323 3
Social Science 3
TOTAL 15
Spring
MATH 3301 3
MATH 4301/4331/4351 3
HIST 1302 3
ED 4321 3
EPSY 3303 3
Elective 3
TOTAL 18

Fourth Year

Fall
MATH 4322 3
ED 4322 3
RDG 4320 3
Visual and Performing Arts 3
Elective 3
TOTAL 15
Spring
ED 4973* 9
ED 4323* 3
TOTAL 12


*These courses are Student Teaching; no additional course work allowed this semester.

Total Hours

  • Degree Total
    120
  • Advanced Hour Total
    47
    Note: 24 of the last 30 semester credit hours must be taken in residence.

Important Scheduling Information

  • Math 2305, 3301 and 3310 are offered only in the spring.
  • Math 3307 and 4321 are offered only in the fall.
  • Math 4322 must be taken the fall semester prior to student teaching (only offered in the fall).

Educator Preparation Program Information

Upon completion of 60 semester credit hours, students must apply for admission to the Educator Preparation Program (EPP) through the College of Education website. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 2.50, and have completed required courses in reading, writing, mathematics and communication with no grade lower than a C. See the College of Education website for details.

Additional Information

Additional requirements apply for student teaching eligibility. See the College of Education website for details.

Degree programs leading to teacher certification require a 2.50 overall GPA.