Mathematics with Teacher Certification, Bachelor of Science

Completion of this Degree Requires Admission to the Educator Preparation Program (EPP)

  • 120 credit hours required for degree
  • 36 upper-division credit hours required for degree
  • 30 advance hours from A&M-SA for residency

All students must complete the University’s Core Curriculum and the specific requirements of the major. In some cases, a course that is required for a major may also be counted towards the Core Curriculum.

Core Curriculum
Communication (010)
ENGL 1301Composition I3
ENGL 1302Composition II3
or ENGL 2311 Technical Writing
Mathematics (020)
MATH 2313Calculus I3
Life and Physical Sciences (030)
PHYS 2325University Physics I (See Required Support Courses)3
PHYS 2326University Physics II (See Required Support Courses)3
Language, Philosophy and Culture (040)
Creative Arts (050)
Creative Arts 3
American History (060)
American History3
American History3
Government/Political Science (070)
Government/Political Science3
Government/Political Science3
Social & Behavioral (080)
Social & Behavioral 3
Component Area Option (090)
SPCH 1315Fund of Public Speaking3
or SPCH 1318 Interpersonal Communication
Select one of the following:3
Course from List not previously used to satisfy a core component area requirement
Required Support Courses
PHYS 2125University Physics Lab I 11
PHYS 2126University Physics Lab II 21
CSCI 1336Programming Fundamentals I3
CSCI 1136Programming Fundamentals I Laboratory1
UNIV 1301First Year Seminar3
Major (Required) Courses 3,4
MATH 2113Calculus I Lab1
MATH 2314
MATH 2114
Calculus II
and Calculus II Lab
MATH 3320Differential Equations3
MATH 3325Intro to Mathematical Proofs3
MATH 3340Linear Algebra with Appl3
or MATH 4341 Linear Alg and Matrix Theory
MATH 3360Modern Geometry3
MATH 3370Discrete Mathematics3
MATH 3415Calculus III3-4
or MATH 4370 Vector Analysis
MATH 4303Statistical Methods3
MATH 4321Real Variables3
MATH 4340Modern Algebra3
MATH 4350Probability3
Teacher Certification Required Courses 5,6
EDCI 3303Knowledge of Pedagogy & Assess3
EDSE 3345Survey of Exceptional Individuals3
EDCI 4311Teaching and Pedagogy for Middle School and Secondary Teachers3
EDCI 3358Classroom Management: Middle and Secondary Level Teachers3
EDCI 4309Legal and Ethical Issues in Education3
EDCI 4357Math Methods: Middle School and Secondary Levels3
EDRG 4325Disciplinary & Contnt Area Lit3
EDFR 3110Field Lab Residency I1
EDFR 3120Field Lab Residency II1
EDFR 4623Scndry Clinic Tch:Fld Res III (Unpaid semester at A&M-SA)6
As needed to complete 120 credit hours required0-1
EDRG 3389Teach Rdg in Inter and Mid Sch 73
Total Credits120

Students who do not meet teacher preparation and certification requirements may be required to switch to a non-certification degree program.

Completion of 45 hours; all with a ‘C’ or better; Cumulative GPA of 2.75; Qualifying scores in Reading, Writing and Mathematics.

ENGL 1301Composition I3
ENGL 2311Technical Writing3
MATH 1314College Algebra (at least)3
An additional math course
HIST 1301US History to 18653
HIST 1302US History from 18653
SPCH 1315Fund of Public Speaking3
or SPCH 1318 Interpersonal Communication
2 Life & Physical Sciences