# Mathematics Major, B.S. in Ed., Standard Secondary Certificate

*B.S. in Education, Standard Secondary Certificate*

**Admissions Requirements; Retention & Termination Standards**

To declare a major, students must have completed MTH 132 with a grade of B- or higher.

A minimum 2.7 GPA (B-) must be earned in all teaching majors.

All professional education courses (MTH 261, MTH 362, MTH 363, & MTH 462) must be completed with a grade of C+ or better.

## Program Requirements

### Required Courses (38 hours)

MTH 132 | Calculus I | 4(4-0) |

MTH 133 | Calculus II | 4(4-0) |

MTH 223 | Linear Algebra and Matrix Theory | 3(3-0) |

MTH 261 | Algebra for SecondaryTeachers | 3(3-0) |

MTH 332 | Introduction to Mathematical Proof | 3(3-0) |

MTH 341 | College Geometry | 3(3-0) |

MTH 362 | Problem-Based and Technology Enhanced Geometry for Secondary Teachers | 3(3-0) |

MTH 363 | Problem-Based Probability and Statistics for Secondary Teachers | 3(3-0) |

MTH 375 | Discrete Structures | 3(3-0) |

MTH 462 | Capstone on Teaching and Learning Mathematics for Secondary Teachers | 3(3-0) |

MTH 523 | Abstract Algebra | 3(3-0) |

STA 382QR | Elementary Statistical Analysis | 3(3-0) |

### Electives (6-7 hours)

A minimum of two additional courses is required. At least one of these must be numbered 400 or above. These courses are to be selected from the following list:

MTH 233 | Calculus III | 4(4-0) |

MTH 334 | Differential Equations | 3(3-0) |

MTH 434 | Methods of Applied Mathematics | 3(3-0) |

MTH 436 | Elements of Complex Variables | 3(3-0) |

MTH 438 | Numerical Analysis I | 3(3-0) |

MTH 444 | Introduction to Differential Geometry | 3(3-0) |

MTH 499 | Capstone Course in Mathematics | 3(3-0) |

MTH 521 | Theory of Numbers | 3(3-0) |

MTH 532 | Advanced Calculus I | 3(3-0) |

MTH 545 | Introduction to Point-Set Topology | 3(3-0) |

MTH 573 | History of Mathematics | 3(3-0) |

MTH 578 | Combinatorics and Graph Theory | 3(3-0) |

STA 580 | Applied Statistical Methods I | 3(3-0) |

Electives are to be selected from MTH or STA in consultation with and approved by a mathematics advisor.

### Total: 44-45 semester hours

**Note:** See notes on double counting at the end of this section.