Teacher Education in Mathematics (Bachelor of Science, B.S.)

*Effective Fall 2020, this program is being phased out and has a 3-year teach out plan. More information can be found here.

A major in Mathematics for Secondary Teachers leads to certification to teach Math in schools. Students who pursue this program should consider teaching as their immediate career goal.

General Studies
Students must complete General Studies courses42-47
Major Requirements
MAT 165
MAT 166
Calculus with Analytic Geometry I: Differentiation
and Calculus with Analytic Geometry I: Integration
or MAT 167 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I
MAT 177Calculus with Analytic Geometry II3
MAT 206Mathematical Transitions3
or CSC 208 Discrete Structures I
MAT 211Applied Statistical Reasoning3
MAT 217Modeling and Simulation 13
MAT 287Calculus with Analytic Geometry III3
MAT 305Applied Matrix Theory3
Education Concentration19
CSC 184Introduction to Computer Programming3
MAT 265Math Knowledge for Teachers1
MAT 306Linear Algebra3
MAT 315Topics in Geometry3
MAT 332Probability Theory3
MAT 462Number Theory3
MAT 465Mathematics Teaching: Methods and Materials3
Education Professional Sequence
Students must complete the Professional Sequence36

Program Graduation Requirements

  1. Earn a grade of C or higher in all major coursework
  2. Earn an overall GPA of at least 2.75, a major GPA of 3.0 and a minimum 3.0 GPA in Education coursework. 

University Graduation Requirements 

  1. Earn a minimum of 120 credit hours (100 level and higher, maximum of 6 CED credit hours applicable).
  2. Earn a minimum of 30 credit hours in upper-division courses.  Lower-division transfer courses accepted as meeting upper-division departmental course requirements cannot be used to fulfill this requirement.
  3. Earn 30 of the last 45 credit hours at MWSU in institutional coursework (exclusive of credit by examination).
  4. Participate in required departmental and campus wide assessments. 
  5. Fulfill the Missouri Constitution requirement.
  6. Successfully pass the Missouri Higher Education Civics Achievement exam.