The Bachelor of Arts in teaching mathematics prepares students to become teachers of mathematics at the AYA (adolescent and young adult) level. As a teaching mathematics major, you’ll develop advanced knowledge in mathematics concepts and application and receive a solid foundation in educational methods, learning and development, and instructional technologies. You also will gain valuable professional experience both through observing and teaching in AYA classrooms.
Students who declare a major in teaching mathematics June 2017 or later:
Major in Teaching Mathematics: 36-37 credit hours (plus Education courses).
Required Support Sequence: 42 credit hours. ED 100, 202, 253, 255, 301, 337, 350, 386, 405C, 415, 427, 427L, 444C.
*A comprehensive examination is required.
Students who declared prior to 2017:
Major in Teaching Mathematics: 37 semester hours (plus Education courses):
Required Support Sequence: 34 credit hours: ED 100, ED 201, ED 253, ED 255, ED 337, ED 350, ED 386, ED 405C, ED 427, ED 444C, PS 262.
*Students obtaining a B.A. degree in teaching mathematics must also pass a comprehensive exam.