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  Dec 17, 2017
 
 
    
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics, BSMTH (Teacher Certification)


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Degree Requirements

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.

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 Science 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:


43 hours of mathematics courses, which must include:

f. At least one of the following must be taken in satisfying other requirements:


Other Course Requirements:


a. Three laboratory science courses intended for science majors are required, as follows:


Additional Requirements:


Equivalent honors courses can also be used to satisfy this requirement. Students seeking certification in both math and physics are required to take:

b. Foreign Language Requirement:


Students may complete either of two options to satisfy the College of Arts and Sciences foreign language requirement:

Option I:


Proficiency in a foreign language equivalent to 1020 is required. Students are encouraged to choose Spanish for the foreign language requirement.

c. Computer Programming:


Students taking mathematics courses at the 2000 level 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 non-academic 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 a grade point average of at least 2.0 in all mathematics courses above 3350.

Minor Requirements:


A minor in mathematics and science secondary teaching, administered by Teach North Texas , is required.

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