Oct 16, 2019  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
2019-2020 Academic Catalog

Mathematical Sciences, Mathematics Education Grades 6-12 Concentration, BS

Total Hours Required for Degree:  120

The Bachelor of Science in Mathematical Sciences with a concentration in Mathematics Education Grades 6-12 leads to initial teacher certification. All teacher education preparation requirements must be satisfied for this degree.

Teacher Education Requirements

Must achieve one of the following:

  • ACT ≥ 22;
  • SAT ≥ 1100 combined Evidence-Based Reading and Writing + Math; or
  • Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators (pass all three):
    • Reading (#5712) with a score ≥ 156.
    • Writing (#5722) with a score ≥ 162.
    • Mathematics (#5732) with a score ≥ 150.

Always check with your advisor concerning test numbers and passing scores as they are subject to change.

Sophomore Fall - 16 hours

Note:  EDUC 203 requires 10 field experience hours.

Teacher Education Requirements

EDUC 200 packet must be approved prior to enrolling in EDUC and SPED 300/400 level courses.

Teacher Education Requirements

  • The Praxis Principles of Learning and Teaching (PLT): Grades 7-12 exam (#5624) and Praxis Mathematics: Content Knowledge exam (#5161) must be passed prior to enrolling in EDUC 470S.

Teacher Education Requirements

Non-education courses taken during residency semesters must be scheduled either in the evening or online.

Senior Fall - 12 hours

Note:  EDUC 351 requires 10 field experience hours, EDUC 469 requires 20 field experience hours, and EDUC 470S requires a minimum of 60% of the instructional week in an assigned grade 6-12 classroom completing residency hours.

Senior Spring - 10 hours

Note:  EDUC 472S requires 100% of the instructional week in an assigned grade 6-12 classroom completing residency hours.


Students must earn a grade of C or better in EDTC 245, ENGL 101, and ENGL 102, as well as in all EDUC, MATH, PSYC, and SPED courses.

General Notes

  • All bachelor's degrees must include 40 hours at the 300/400 level.
  • All bachelor’s degrees require at least one life science course and one physical science course from the Natural Sciences area of the General Education Core Curriculum .
  • All degree and graduation requirements may be found on the Academic Regulations  page.