20112012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
Mathematics, BA (Teacher Certification)


Return to: Majors, Minors, Certificates Completion of these course requirements does not guarantee the student’s certification. For information about additional certification requirements, consult the Teach North Texas academic advisor.
Degree Requirements 
Hours Required and General/College Requirements:
A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree as specified in the “General University Requirements ” in the Academics section of this catalog and the College of Arts and Sciences requirements. For satisfying the English Composition and Rhetoric core requirements the department suggests:
Major Requirements:
37 hours of mathematics courses, which must include: a. Mathematics Core (16 hours):
b. Secondary Teacher Preparation (12 hours):
c. Analysis (3 hours): One of the following:
d. Algebra (3 hours): One of the following:
e. Elective (3 hours):
One additional upperlevel mathematics course numbered 3350 or higher. Recommended courses are: f. At least one of the following must be taken in satisfying other requirements:
Other Course Requirements (Science):
Three laboratory science courses intended for science majors are required, as follows: Two courses from the following list:
Other Course Requirements (Foreign Language):
Students are encouraged to choose Spanish for the foreign language requirement. Other Course Requirements (Computer Programming):
Students taking mathematics courses at the 2000level or above are expected to be competent in computer programming, using languages such as BASIC, C, C++, Fortran, PASCAL or Java. Students are encouraged to complete the programming requirement during their freshman or sophomore year. Students who have acquired a solid programming competency in a nonacademic setting, such as through work experience, may demonstrate their programming competency by passing a departmental exam in place of the CSCE 1020 or CSCE 1030 course requirement. Required courses: GPA:
Students must achieve at least a 2.0 GPA in all mathematics courses above 3350. Minor Requirement:
A minor in mathematics and science secondary teaching, administered by Teach North Texas, is required. 
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