Mathematics is both a symbolic language and a way of thinking. A universal science and a key component of a liberal arts education, mathematics is a critical tool for technological advancement and practical problem-solving in a complex natural and social world. The major provides training in logic and critical thinking, and helps students gain mastery of calculus, algebra, geometry, statistics, and computer programming. Graduates are prepared for a wide range of careers including teaching, computer science, engineering, finance, actuarial science, business, investments, behavioral sciences, and research.
Students seeking licensure to teach must have a major area of study. This major area must include 30 semester credit hours of courses. Students should consult their academic advisor for more information regarding their major area. Students seeking certification in areas of study additional to their major must have a minimum of 24 semester credit hours of courses in an area. Students should consult their academic advisor requiring additional areas of certification.
Required Major Courses
The College Teacher Licensure in Mathematics (6-12)
See the education section for required education licensure coursework.