Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Mathematics with Grades 7-12 Certification (BA)

Hours Required

A minimum of 120 semester credit hours (SCH): 45 hours must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation" section of this catalog.


[University Core Curriculum]
Select 42 SCH as outlined in the suggested plans and as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation"42
Life & Physical Science Lab
Select 1 SCH compatible with a Life & Physical Science course1
Foreign Language
Select 6 SCH in foreign language coursework (not credit by exam). Students may take 6 SCH in Spanish at the level determined by the Spanish Placement Exam or by satisfying required pre-requisites. Students may take 6 SCH of another foreign language at the introductory level or above. This requirement may also be met by earning 6 SCH in any subject while participating in a TAMIU-approved Study Abroad program while living for at least 4 weeks in another country.6
Select 1 SCH excess of Mathematics taken as part of the core1
MATH 2414Calculus II4
MATH 2415Calculus III4
MATH 3310Introduction to Linear Algebra3
MATH 3325Geometry3
MATH 3330Ordinary Diff Equations3
MATH 3360Statistical Analysis3
MATH 3365Discrete Mathematics3
MATH 4310Abstract Algebra I3
MATH 4335Advanced Calculus3
MATH 4390Math in Middle & High School3
Professional Education Core
EDCI 1102Intro to Teaching Profession1
EDCI 2224Cultural Foundations of Ed2
EDCI 3200Survey of Content Know & Exper2
EDCI 3301Assessment for Instruc Design3
EDCI 3302Teaching Eng Lang Learners3
EDCI 3315Impl Eff Inst Strat Div Lrnrs3
EDCI 4310Engaging Learners3
EDCI 4693Clinical Teaching6
EDSE 4350Inc Pract Ch&Yth W/Disablts3
Additional Requirements
EDRD 3320Content Reading3
MATH 3371Communications in Mathematics3
Computer Science
CSCE 1336Fundamentals of Programming3
CSCE 1136Funds of Programming Lab1
General Electives
Select 2 SCH at the 3000-4000 level2
Total Semester Credit Hours120

BA/MA OPTION: See Combined BA/MA Programs in this section 

Following is a suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their advisor each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment; responsible for reviewing the Program of Study Requirements, meeting all course prerequisites, and writing intensive course (WIN) requirements for graduation. See Academic Regulations-Undergraduate online.

Plan of Study Grid
FallSemester Credit Hours
ENGL 1301 English Composition I 3
HIST 1301 The US to 1877 3
MATH 2413 Calculus I 4
PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth&Development 3
UNIV 1201 Learn a Global Context I 2
Creative Arts 3
 Semester Credit Hours18
ENGL 1302 English Composition II 3
HIST 1302 The US Since 1877 3
MATH 2414 Calculus II 4
EDCI 1102 Intro to Teaching Profession 1
UNIV 1302 Signature Course 3
 Semester Credit Hours14
PSCI 2305 American National Government 3
EDCI 2224 Cultural Foundations of Ed 2
MATH 2415 Calculus III 4
MATH 3365 Discrete Mathematics 3
Life & Physical Science 3
Life & Physical Science Lab 1
Language, Philosophy, & Culture 3
 Semester Credit Hours19
PSCI 2306 American State Government 3
MATH 3310 Introduction to Linear Algebra 3
EDCI 3200 Survey of Content Know & Exper 2
CSCE 1336 Fundamentals of Programming 3
CSCE 1136 Funds of Programming Lab 1
Life & Physical Science 3
Life & Physical Science Lab 1
 Semester Credit Hours16
MATH 3371 Communications in Mathematics 3
MATH 3360 Statistical Analysis 3
MATH 3330 Ordinary Diff Equations 3
EDCI 3301 Assessment for Instruc Design 3
EDCI 3302 Teaching Eng Lang Learners 3
Foreign Language/Study Abroad 3
 Semester Credit Hours18
EDRD 3320 Content Reading 3
MATH 3325 Geometry 3
MATH 4310 Abstract Algebra I 3
MATH 4335 Advanced Calculus 3
Foreign Language/Study Abroad 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
MATH 4390 Math in Middle & High School 3
EDCI 3315 Impl Eff Inst Strat Div Lrnrs 3
EDCI 4310 Engaging Learners 3
Advanced General Elective 2
 Semester Credit Hours11
EDSE 4350 Inc Pract Ch&Yth W/Disablts 3
EDCI 4693 Clinical Teaching 6
 Semester Credit Hours9
 Total Semester Credit Hours120

Students must apply for admission to the College of Education while enrolled in EDCI 3224.

Students are admitted to student teaching only after passing the certification exam to teach secondary mathematics.

Actual degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a given semester.

Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.