University Studies - BS, Mathematics for Teaching Concentration

The BS in University Studies, Mathematics for Teaching area of concentration consists of courses that are designed to give students desiring a secondary-school teaching credential a solid foundation in mathematics. In particular, the courses chosen encompass the mathematical areas tested by the State of Texas and TExES secondary mathematics examination. These are the courses currently required for the secondary mathematics teaching field at Texas A&M University.

MATH 220Foundations of Mathematics 13
MATH 375Intermediate Real Analysis 13
MATH 376Intermediate Abstract Algebra 13
MATH 403Mathematics and Technology 13
MATH 467Modern Geometry 13
STAT 211Principles of Statistics I 13
MATH 304Linear Algebra 13
or MATH 323   or Linear Algebra 
University and College Requirements
Communication6
Mathematics8
Select one of the following:
Engineering Mathematics I
Calculus I for Biological Sciences
Analytic Geometry and Calculus
Select one of the following:
Engineering Mathematics II
Calculus II for Biological Sciences
Calculus
PHYS 218Mechanics4
Life and physical sciences5
Language, philosophy and culture 23
Creative arts3
Social and behavioral sciences3
American history6
POLS 206American National Government 33
POLS 207State and Local Government 33
Minor 115-18
Minor 215-18
General Electives 419-25
Total Semester Credit Hours120
1

Make a grade of 'C' or better.

2

 Select 3 hours from any 200-499 level course.

3

Completion of four semesters of upper-level ROTC may be substituted for three hours of the requirement.

4

 Hours of 100-499 courses not used elsewhere.