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2012-2013 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2012-2013 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics with Secondary Teacher Certification, BA

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Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Mathematics and a minor in Secondary Education include the following:

  1. Hours Required and General/College Requirements: A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of all degree requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree
  2. Other Requirements:
    1. Admission to the Teacher Education Program: Prior to enrolling in designated Teacher Education courses, students must meet these requirements:
      • 60 credit hours (junior status)
      • A 2.75+ overall GPA AND a 2.75+ UNT GPA
      • Pass the THEA test with minimum scores of: 240 Reading, 230 Math, 220 Writing
    2. Mathematics Core Courses:   ,   ,   ,  
    3. Required Math Courses:   ,   ,   ,   ,   ,   ,  
    4. Three lab science courses from:   /  ,   /  ,   /  ,   /  ,   , and   / 
    5. Computer Programming:  
    6. Intermediate Foreign Language: 6 hours
    7. Secondary Certification Requirements:   ,   ,   ,   ,   (Early Field Experience (PDS I)),  and  (PDS II) (Student teaching is to be completed in the final semester).  These courses must be completed with a minimum grade of “C”
    8. GPA requirements: Stduents must have a 2.75+ GPA in UNTD, Overall, Teaching Field, and Education areas.  All mathematics courses numbered 3350 or above require a GPA of 2.0
  3. Eligibility for Teacher Certification and Endorsements:
    • Complete an approved teacher education program for the preparation of early childhood, middle grades, secondary, or all levels
    • Complete Student Teaching
    • Pass appropriate content (Mathematics 8-12) and Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities (PPR (EC-12)) sections of the Texas Examinations of Education Standards (TExES)
    • Additional certification exams may be required.  See advisor for more information

Suggested Academic Plan

This is a suggested academic plan for full-time students. Students may make adjustments and consult the current Undergraduate Catalog for course prerequisites.

*Denotes classes that satisfy a requirement where there may be other class choices available, please see your advisor for full course list.

^ Denotes classes that require admission to the Teacher Education program.

{ } Denotes “double-dip” courses which count for both core and major

First Year

Second Year

Third Year

Fourth Year


Any Mathematics course that is not a part of the Major requirement can be considered an elective

EDSE courses and their transfer equivalents or substitutes must be completed with a grade of C or better in order to advance to PDS I and II.

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