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.
|Students must complete General Studies courses||42-47|
& MAT 166
|Calculus with Analytic Geometry I: Differentiation|
and Calculus with Analytic Geometry I: Integration
|or MAT 167||Calculus with Analytic Geometry I|
|MAT 177||Calculus with Analytic Geometry II||3|
|MAT 206||Mathematical Transitions||3|
|or CSC 208||Discrete Structures I|
|MAT 211||Applied Statistical Reasoning||3|
|MAT 217||Modeling and Simulation 1||3|
|MAT 287||Calculus with Analytic Geometry III||3|
|MAT 305||Applied Matrix Theory||3|
|CSC 184||Introduction to Computer Programming||3|
|MAT 265||Math Knowledge for Teachers||1|
|MAT 306||Linear Algebra||3|
|MAT 315||Topics in Geometry||3|
|MAT 332||Probability Theory||3|
|MAT 462||Number Theory||3|
|MAT 465||Mathematics Teaching: Methods and Materials||3|
|Education Professional Sequence|
|Students must complete the Professional Sequence||36|
Required for Teacher Certification
Program Graduation Requirements
- Earn a grade of C or higher in all major coursework
- 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
- Earn a minimum of 120 credit hours (100 level and higher, maximum of 6 CED credit hours applicable).
- 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.
- Earn 30 of the last 45 credit hours at MWSU in institutional coursework (exclusive of credit by examination).
- Participate in required departmental and campus wide assessments.
- Fulfill the Missouri Constitution requirement.
- Successfully pass the Missouri Higher Education Civics Achievement exam.