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Mathematics: Education Option, BS

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This major is administered by the Department of Mathematical Sciences .



The United States Department of Education requires institutions that provide distance education to disclose information for programs leading to professional certification or licensure about whether each program meets state educational requirements for initial licensure or certification. Following is this disclosure information for this program:

The requirements of this program meet Certification/Licensure in the following states:


The requirements of this program do not meet Certification/Licensure in the following states:

Not applicable

The requirements of this program have not been determined if they meet Certification/Licensure in the following states:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming; District of Columbia; American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

Also see information about the Professional Education Program in the Education  section of this catalog, and information about Secondary Education for teacher certification in the Secondary/K-12 Education Curriculum for Teacher Certification  section of this catalog. Include these links.

Program Learning Outcomes

The Mathematics Program Learning Outcomes are:  

  1. you can create mathematical models  
  2. you can apply problem solving techniques in new situations
  1. MATHEMATICAL TECHNIQUES:  you will demonstrate a set of mathematical techniques and be able to use them in appropriate situations
  2. PATTERNS:  you can recognize, characterize and generalize patterns using mathematical language
  3. COMMUNICATION:  you can accurately interpret, clearly write and orally express mathematical concepts in a variety of settings including algebra and mathematical analysis. This includes mathematical terminology, mathematical theorems and mathematical proofs
  1. you will recognize and articulate how mathematical ideas interconnect
  2. you will recognize and articulate how to apply mathematical ideas in contexts outside of mathematics

Consists of a minimum of 62 credits.

Note: Required courses marked ** below have Math prerequisites. Depending on your placement score, additional courses may be required.

Science requirements

Take at least 9 credits of General Education Natural Science courses, CNMT, CIS, or WD courses.

Abstract Algebra, 3 credits

Take either:

Breadth Electives, 6-8 credits

Student Teaching, 8-16 credits

Take MED 398   or MED 498  (if you have more than one major, eight credits in each, otherwise 16 credits in MED 398  or MED 498 ).

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