BA or BS with Mathematics Certification at the Secondary Level - 124 Hours

All majors are required to take a Mathematics Department assessment examination and to complete the Science Division Capstone Experience. Majors also must pass at least two CS courses and the state qualifying exam in content area in order to obtain Missouri certification.

Common Core: See Common Core requirements

     Required Courses from General Education:

  • MA105  Elementary Statistics (3): Any student whose ACT Math subscore is below 20 must pass MA101/MA102 before taking MA105. 
  • Physical Science with a laboratory (4)

Tier Two: Additional General Education Requirements (21-24 Hours)

Humanities or Fine Arts:

 

9 hours (BA)

 

6 hours (BS)

Social Sciences (CJ, CT, EC, HI, PS, PY, or SO): See guidelines.

3 hours (BA)

 6 hours (BS)

Additional Science with Lab: Biological Science w/ lab (4)

3-4 hours

BA  Foreign Language (a single language)

BS  Analytical Skills: See guidelines.

6-8 hours

Mathematics Major Requirements (33-39 Hours)

BA, Courses in Mathematics (33 hours):

MA118   Calculus and Analytic Geometry I (5)

MA209   Calculus and Analytic Geometry II (5)

MA308   Calculus and Analytic Geometry III (5)

MA317   Modern Algebra (4)

MA319   College Geometry (4)

Two (2) from the following:

MA105   Elementary Statistics (3) [if not taken in the Common Core above)

MA303   History of Mathematics (3)

MA318   Matrices and Linear Algebra (3)

 

BA Capstone Requirements:

MA480   Special Projects (Capstone)  (3)

SC425   Science Seminar (1) (Capstone)

BS, Courses in Mathematics (39 hours):

MA105   Elementary Statistics (3)

MA107   Discrete Mathematics (3)

MA118   Calculus and Analytic Geometry I (5)

MA209   Calculus and Analytic Geometry II (5)

MA303   History of Mathematics (3)

MA308   Calculus and Analytic Geometry III (5)

MA317   Modern Algebra (4)

MA318   Matrices and Linear Algebra (3)

MA319   College Geometry (4)

 

BS Capstone Requirements:

MA480   Special Projects (Capstone)  (3)

SC425   Science Seminar (1) (Capstone)

Professional Education Requirements (31 Hours)

ED101   Introduction to Teaching (2)

ED102   Introduction to Teaching Practicum (1)

ED370MA The Teaching of Mathematics in High School (3)

ED453   General Methods Teaching (2)  

ED454   Student Teaching Seminar/Methods (2)       

ED462   Supervised Student Teaching (Capstone) (10)

ED471   Teaching Reading in the Secondary School (2)

PY210   Educational Psychology (3)

PY223   Developmental Psychology (3)

PY342   Psychology of the Exceptional Child (2)

PY343   Psychology of the Exceptional Child Practicum (1)

Electives (To Complete Min. 124 Hours)

 
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