Degree Plan

Bachelor of Arts in Math, Secondary Teacher Certification

Core Curriculum Requirement

10 - English Composition – 6 semester hours

  • ENGL 1301
  • ENGL 1302

20 - Mathematics – 3 semester hours

  • MATH 1314 - College Math or Higher

30 - Life & Physical Science – 6 semester hours

  • Natural Science - BIOL, CHEM, GEOL, PHYS OR Bio/Physical Science
  • Natural Science (no labs required)

40 - Language, Philosophy, and Culture – 6 semester hours

  • ENGL - 9 s.h. of English are required for Secondary Cert

50 - Creative Arts – 3 semester hours

  • ARTS, MUSI, or DRAM

60 - American History – 3 semester hours

  • HIST 1301
  • HIST 1302

70 - Political Science – 3 semester hours

  • PSCI 2305
  • PSCI 2306

80 - Social/Behavioral Sciences – 3 semester hours

  • Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology or Sociology

90 - LD Institutionally Designated Option – 6 semester hours

  •  SPCH
  • COSC – Computer Literacy

Major Requirements

BA Program Requirements – 10 semester hours

  • ENGL 3430 – Professional Writing
  • SPCH 1311, 1315, 1318, or 1321 (CORE)
  • COSC 1301 or 1401, or BCIS 1305 (CORE)
  • Sophomore Foreign Language
  • Sophomore Foreign Language

 

Secondary Mathematics Teacher Certification* and MATH LD Pre-reqs – 20 semester hours

  • MATH 2413
  • MATH 2414
  • MATH 2415 or 2320 - 4 s.h. from Calculus III or Differential Equations
  • COSC 1436 - 4 s.h. of C/C++ programming
  • COSC 1437 - 4 s.h. Java, Adv. C/C++

MATH UD General Requirements – 21 semester hours

  • MATH 3347 – Operations Research
  • MATH 3361 – Linear Algebra
  • MATH 3391 – Probability & Statistics
  • MATH 4310 Fundamental Concepts of Analysis
  • MATH 4378 - Numerical Analysis
  • MATH 4391 - Probability & Statistics II
  • MATH 4311 – Modern Algebra

MATH UD Specialization – 18 semester hours

  • MATH 3343 – History of Mathematics
  • MATH 3362 – Discrete Structures
  • MATH 3357 – Introduction to Higher Geometry
  • COSC or MATH*
  • COSC or MATH*
  • COSC or MATH*

*9 s.h. of UD mathematics (MATH) or computer science (COSC) courses. Excluding MATH courses w/ "teacher education" prerequisite"

Secondary Teacher Certification (Professional Development/Education) – 24 semester hours

  • CUIN 3323 – Instructional Design
  • CUIN 4313 – Secondary Teaching Strategies
  • CUIN 3327 – Educational Technology
  • FEDU 3321 – Educational Foundations for Teaching
  • LITY 4364 – Content Area Reading and Study Skills
  • INDS 3323 – Child Development & App to Learning
  • SEDU 4303/4304 – Secondary School Student Teaching

NOTES:

  1. s.h. = semester hours
  2. LD = Lower Division (Community College-Level: Freshman, 1000-level /Sophomore, 2000-level)
  3. UD = Upper Division (University-Level: Junior, 3000-level /Senior, 4000-level)
  4. The student is responsible for fulfilling all requirements on this degree plan and is encouraged to review the catalog that governs this degree plan.
  5. Substitutions in this degree plan must be approved by following the same procedures as for the degree.
  6. This document is an unofficial guide to your degree. Please contact an advisor for an official degree plan.
  7. Must meet minimum requirements: 120 s.h. overall, 36 s.h. UD, of which 30 s.h. must be completed at UHV.