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

### Teacher Certification

In addition to the general undergraduate admissions requirements, to obtain acceptance into the undergraduate Educator Preparation Program (and prior to taking EDUC 3003, EDUC 3482, EDUC 4113, EDUC 4243, and Clinical Student Teaching) students must have:

- A cumulative GPA of 2.75 (includes
**all**courses, whether posted to TWU transcript or used on a degree plan. Excludes developmental and repeated courses); - Completed EDUC 2003 with a C or better;
- Demonstrated basic skills in reading, written communication, and mathematics by meeting the requirements of the Texas Success Initiative;
- Met the following Testing Requirements:
- Have achieved the following test scores (none of which may be more than 5 years old):
- Praxis Core: Math 150, Reading 156, Writing 162;
**or** - ACT Scores (TWU Code 4224): Verbal 19 (Verbal is the average of the English, Reading, and Science sections); Math, 19, Composite 23;
**or**

- Praxis Core: Math 150, Reading 156, Writing 162;
- SAT Scores (TWU Code 6826):
- Prior to March 5, 2016: Verbal 500, Math 500, Composite 1070
- After March 5, 2016: Math 530, EBRW 480;
**or**

- TExES Pre-admission Content Test (PACT; option available 1/1/2020).

- Have achieved the following test scores (none of which may be more than 5 years old):
- Completed the Digital Literacy Pre-assessment;
- Successfully completed a pre-admission departmental interview with an interview panel;
- A minimum of 12 to 15 semester credit hours in the subject-specific content area for the certification sought;
- Completed department application for admission to the Educator Preparation Program;
- Completed a Commitment Contract acknowledging awareness and understanding of the Dispositions Policy and Educators’ Code of Ethics;
- Submitted a non-refundable Texas Education Agency Fee; and
- Acknowledged and accepted admission to the Educator Preparation Program.

**Please note: **

- All accepted students must maintain the admission requirements to remain in the TWU Education Preparation Program.
- Admission requirements are determined by Texas Education Agency policies and are subject to change without notice.
- Students seeking Bilingual certification must meet minimum proficiency in Spanish.
- Students seeking Deaf/Hard of Hearing certification must meet minimum proficiency in sign.

*Contact the Office of Educator Preparation Services (OEPS) at copeadvising@twu.edu or (940) 898-2829 with any questions.*

###### Total Semester Credit Hours (sch): 120

###### Major: 42 sch Required Minor: 20 sch

MATH.BS CIP Code: 27.0101.00

Texas Core Curriculum

Code | Title | SCHs |
---|---|---|

ENG 1013 | Composition I | 3 |

ENG 1023 | Composition II | 3 |

Mathematics | 3 | |

Life & Physical Sciences | 6 | |

Language, Philosophy, & Culture | 3 | |

Creative Arts | 3 | |

HIST 1013 | History of the United States, 1492-1865 | 3 |

HIST 1023 | History of the United States, 1865 to the Present | 3 |

GOV 2013 | U.S. National Government | 3 |

GOV 2023 | Texas Government | 3 |

Social & Behavioral Sciences | 3 | |

CAO: Women's Studies | 3 | |

CAO: First Year Seminar, Wellness or Mathematics | 3 | |

Total SCHs | 42 |

Courses Required for Major

Code | Title | SCHs |
---|---|---|

Required Mathematics Courses | ||

MATH 1713 | Elementary Statistics II | 3 |

MATH 2014 | Calculus I | 4 |

MATH 2024 | Calculus II | 4 |

MATH 3003 | A Survey of Geometry | 3 |

MATH 3104 | Calculus III | 4 |

MATH 3013 | Discrete Mathematics | 3 |

MATH 3053 | Abstract Algebra | 3 |

MATH 3063 | Linear Algebra | 3 |

or MATH 3073 | Matrix Methods | |

MATH 4003 | Mathematical Concepts in the Educational Setting | 3 |

MATH 4013 | Probability and Statistics | 3 |

MATH 4203 | Problem Solving in the Mathematics Classroom | 3 |

MATH 4303 | Algebra in the Mathematics Classroom | 3 |

MATH 4313 | Geometry in the Mathematics Classroom | 3 |

Other Requirements | ||

CSCI 3002 | Advanced Computing Technology | 2 |

CSCI 3013 | Applied Computational Thinking | 3 |

EDSP 4203 | Learners with Exceptionalities | 3 |

READ 3013 | Literacy and Learning across the Curriculum | 3 |

Electives | 5 | |

Minor - Teaching | ||

EDUC 2003 | Schools and Society | 3 |

EDUC 3003 | Learning Theory and Development | 3 |

EDUC 3482 | Teaching Diverse Learners Through Technology Integration | 2 |

EDUC 4113 | Design and Implementation of Instruction and Assessment | 3 |

EDUC 4243 | Classroom Environment and Management | 3 |

EDUC 4946 | Clinical Student Teaching | 6 |

Total SCHs | 78 |

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

First Year | |||
---|---|---|---|

Fall | TCCN | SCHs | |

MATH 1313 | Elementary Analysis II | MATH 1316 | 3 |

ENG 1013 | Composition I | ENGL 1301 | 3 |

HIST 1013 | History of the United States, 1492-1865 | HIST 1301 | 3 |

GOV 2013 | U.S. National Government | GOVT 2305 | 3 |

UNIV 1231 | Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience | EDUC 1100, EDUC 1200, EDUC 1300 | 1 |

MATH 1703 | Elementary Statistics I | MATH 1342 | 3 |

SCHs | 16 | ||

Spring | TCCN | ||

MATH 1713 | Elementary Statistics II | 3 | |

ENG 1023 | Composition II | ENGL 1302 | 3 |

HIST 1023 | History of the United States, 1865 to the Present | HIST 1302 | 3 |

GOV 2023 | Texas Government | GOVT 2306 | 3 |

Life/Physical Science Core | 3 | ||

SCHs | 15 | ||

Second Year | |||

Fall | TCCN | ||

MATH 2014 | Calculus I | MATH 2413 | 4 |

MATH 3003 | A Survey of Geometry | 3 | |

MATH 4303 | Algebra in the Mathematics Classroom | 3 | |

Life/Physical Science Core | 3 | ||

Electives | 4 | ||

SCHs | 17 | ||

Spring | TCCN | ||

MATH 2024 | Calculus II | MATH 2414 | 4 |

MATH 3013 | Discrete Mathematics | 3 | |

CSCI 3002 | Advanced Computing Technology | 2 | |

Language, Philosophy, & Culture Core | 3 | ||

READ 3013 | Literacy and Learning across the Curriculum | 3 | |

SCHs | 15 | ||

Third Year | |||

Fall | TCCN | ||

MATH 3104 | Calculus III | 4 | |

MATH 4313 | Geometry in the Mathematics Classroom | 3 | |

MATH 2053 (GP) | Women and Minorities in Engineering, Mathematics, and Science | 3 | |

EDSP 4203 | Learners with Exceptionalities | 3 | |

EDUC 2003 | Schools and Society | EDUC 1301 | 3 |

SCHs | 16 | ||

Spring | TCCN | ||

MATH 4003 | Mathematical Concepts in the Educational Setting | 3 | |

MATH 3073 | Matrix Methods | 3 | |

MATH 4203 | Problem Solving in the Mathematics Classroom | 3 | |

CSCI 3013 | Applied Computational Thinking | 3 | |

EDUC 3003 | Learning Theory and Development | 3 | |

EDUC 3482 | Teaching Diverse Learners Through Technology Integration | 2 | |

SCHs | 17 | ||

Fourth Year | |||

Fall | TCCN | ||

MATH 4013 | Probability and Statistics | 3 | |

MATH 3053 | Abstract Algebra | 3 | |

Creative Arts Core | 3 | ||

Social/Behavioral Science Core | 3 | ||

EDUC 4113 | Design and Implementation of Instruction and Assessment | 3 | |

EDUC 4243 | Classroom Environment and Management | 3 | |

SCHs | 18 | ||

Spring | TCCN | ||

EDUC 4946 | Clinical Student Teaching | 6 | |

SCHs | 6 | ||

Total SCHs: | 120 |

(GP) courses satisfy global perspectives graduation requirement.