Secondary Teacher Option
Mathematics BA, Secondary Teaching Option
(42 semester hours)
There is an option for Mathematics Secondary Teaching. Students should contact an advisor in the College of Education as soon as possible to construct a schedule of their required education courses for this option.
Course Requirements: Click HERE for Course Requirement Sheet  
MATH 135, 136, 235. Calculus I, II, III 
12

MATH 215. Discrete Math 
3

MATH 310 or MATH 381. Statistics for the Sciences or Inro. to Probability and Statistics 
3

MATH 311. Number Theory 
3

MATH 313. Intro. to Linear Algebra 
3

MATH 340. Intro. to Differential Equations 
3

MATH 414. Modern Algebra I 
3

MATH 421. Higher Geometry 
3

MATH 431. Modern Analysis I 
3

MATH 448. Mathematical Modeling or MATH 485. Stochastic Modeling 
3

Mathematics electives 
3

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Total

42 


For further information, please contact the Department of Mathematics and the College of Education. 
LAS General Education Requirements for
Math BASecondary Teaching Students
Humanities: BA Secondary Teaching Option Candidates
need to take PHIL 100 Intro to Philosophy or PHIL 102
Ethics as part of the LAS Humanities general education
area requirements
Natural Sciences: BA Secondary Teaching Option Candidates
need to take one of the following as part of the LAS
Natural Sciences general education area requirements:
• PES 111, 115, 112, 215 General Physics I and II and
Labs, plus 2 hours from the approved LAS Natural
Science list OR
• 12 hours from the approved LAS Natural Science list
to include one lab
Social Sciences: BA Secondary Teaching Option Candidates
need to take PSY 100, General Psychology as part of the
LAS Social Science general education area requirements.
Writing Requirements: BA Secondary Teaching Option
Candidates should complete ENG 131 and ENG 141,
Rhetoric and Writing I and II.
Free Electives: Secondary Teaching Option Candidates will
fill up all free electives with education courses. (Students
should contact the College of Education for required
education courses.)