Bachelor of Science in Mathematics (7-12 Mathematics Certification)

Total Semester Credit Hours (sch): 120-123  
Major: 42 sch    Required Minor: 20 sch

MATH.BS       CIP Code: 27.0101.00

Admissions:

Please refer to the Admission section of this catalog regarding acceptance into TWU.

To obtain acceptance into the undergraduate Educator Preparation Program, you must have:

(All criteria required before taking EDUC 3003EDUC 3482EDUC 4113EDUC 4243, and Clinical Student Teaching)

  • Completion of EDUC 2003 (C or better)
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.75
  • Demonstrate basic skills in reading, written communication, and mathematics by meeting the requirements of the Texas Success Initiative;
  • Testing Requirements (please note: all testing requirements are subject to change)
    • TASP/THEA Scores: Reading 260, Math 240, Writing 240; OR
    • Accuplacer Scores: Reading 80, Math 65, Writing 82/6; OR
    • ACT Scores: Verbal 19, Math 19, Composite 23; OR
    • SAT Scores:
      • Prior to March 5, 2016 - Verbal 500, Math 500, Composite 1070;
      • On/After March 5, 2016 – EBRW 480, Math 530

                         ACT and SAT scores cannot be more than five years old

  • Successful completion of a pre-admission interview with assigned faculty advisor
  • Minimum of 12 to 15 semester credit hours in the subject-specific content area for the certification sought
  • Signed application for admission to the Educator Preparation Program
  • Signed Commitment Contract acknowledging awareness and understanding of the Dispositions Policy and Educators’ Code of Ethics
  • Submit a non-refundable Texas Education Agency Fee
  • Acknowledgment and acceptance of admission to the Educator Preparation Program

Students must maintain the admission requirements to remain a student in the TWU Education Preparation Program.

Degree Requirements

Texas Core Curriculum

ENG 1013Composition I3
ENG 1023Composition II3
Mathematics3
Life & Physical Sciences6
Language, Philosophy, & Culture3
Creative Arts3
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government3
GOV 2023Texas Government3
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
CAO: Women's Studies3
CAO: First Year Seminar, Wellness or Mathematics3
Total SCHs42

Courses Required for Major

Required Mathematics Courses
MATH 1323Elementary Analysis III3
MATH 1713Elementary Statistics II3
MATH 2014Calculus I4
MATH 2024Calculus II4
MATH 3104Calculus III4
MATH 3013Discrete Mathematics3
MATH 3053Abstract Algebra3
MATH 3063Linear Algebra3
or MATH 3073 Matrix Methods
MATH 4003Mathematical Concepts in the Educational Setting3
MATH 4013Probability and Statistics3
MATH 4203Problem Solving in the Mathematics Classroom3
MATH 4303Algebra in the Mathematics Classroom3
MATH 4313Geometry in the Mathematics Classroom3
Other Requirements
CSCI 3002Advanced Computing Technology2
CSCI 3013Applied Computational Thinking3
EDSP 4203Learners with Exceptionalities3
READ 3013Literacy and Learning across the Curriculum3
Electives5
Minor - Teaching
EDUC 2003Schools and Society3
EDUC 3003Learning Theory and Development3
EDUC 3482Teaching Diverse Learners Through Technology Integration2
EDUC 4113Design and Implementation of Instruction and Assessment3
EDUC 4243Classroom Environment and Management3
EDUC 4126Student Teaching: Mathematics6
Total SCHs78

All students must complete 3 semester credit hours in approved Global Perspectives courses (graduation requirement).

First Year
FallTCCNSCHs
MATH 1313Elementary Analysis II MATH 13163
ENG 1013Composition I ENGL 13013
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-1865 HIST 13013
GOV 2013U.S. National Government GOVT 23053
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience EDUC 1100, EDUC 1200, EDUC 13001
MATH 1703Elementary Statistics I MATH 13423
 SCHs 16
SpringTCCN
MATH 1713Elementary Statistics II 3
ENG 1023Composition II ENGL 13023
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present HIST 13023
GOV 2023Texas Government GOVT 23063
Life/Physical Science Core3
 SCHs 15
Second Year
FallTCCN
MATH 2014Calculus I MATH 24134
MATH 1323Elementary Analysis III 23123
MATH 4303Algebra in the Mathematics Classroom 3
Life/Physical Science Core3
Electives4
 SCHs 17
SpringTCCN
MATH 2024Calculus II MATH MATH 24144
MATH 3013Discrete Mathematics 3
CSCI 3002Advanced Computing Technology 2
Language, Philosophy, & Culture Core3
READ 3013Literacy and Learning across the Curriculum 3
 SCHs 15
Third Year
FallTCCN
MATH 3104Calculus III 4
MATH 4313Geometry in the Mathematics Classroom 3
MATH 2053 (GP)Women and Minorities in Engineering, Mathematics, and Science 3
EDSP 4203Learners with Exceptionalities 3
EDUC 2003Schools and Society EDUC 13013
 SCHs 16
SpringTCCN
MATH 4003Mathematical Concepts in the Educational Setting 3
MATH 3073Matrix Methods 3
MATH 4203Problem Solving in the Mathematics Classroom 3
CSCI 3013Applied Computational Thinking 3
EDUC 3003Learning Theory and Development 3
EDUC 3482Teaching Diverse Learners Through Technology Integration 2
 SCHs 17
Fourth Year
FallTCCN
MATH 4013Probability and Statistics 3
MATH 3053Abstract Algebra 3
Creative Arts Core3
Social/Behavioral Science Core3
EDUC 4113Design and Implementation of Instruction and Assessment 3
EDUC 4243Classroom Environment and Management 3
 SCHs 18
SpringTCCN
EDUC 4126Student Teaching: Mathematics 6
 SCHs 6
 Total SCHs:  120

(GP) courses satisfy global perspectives graduation requirement.