Mathematics Secondary Education Certification

Mathematics majors may wish to obtain certification to teach mathematics at the secondary level. Students who complete the secondary education program receive certification to teach in Maryland upon graduation, along with reciprocity for teaching in certain other states.

Requirements for the Major with Certification

Required:

CS 201Computer Science I

4.0

MATH 201Calculus I

4.0

MATH 202Calculus II

4.0

MATH 207Discrete Math

3.0

MATH 213Statistical Concepts and Methods

3.0

MATH 253Multivariable Calculus

4.0

 

MATH 320Modeling and Simulation

3.0

or

MATH 351Probability and Statistics

3.0

 

MATH 333Introduction to Abstract Mathematics

3.0

MATH 336Introduction to Modern Geometry

3.0

MATH 339Linear Algebra

3.0

MATH 440Introduction to Abstract Algebra

3.0

MATH 453Introduction to Real Analysis

3.0

MATH 470Seminar: The History of Mathematics

2.0

MATH 471Research Project in the History of Mathematics

1.0

MATH 440, MATH 453: Students need to consult with the adviser for the appropriate course.

Total Credit Hours: 43.0

In addition, students must meet the requirements specified under Education, Secondary Education Certification.

Students who are considering seeking secondary education certification in mathematics should consult with the Departments of Mathematics and Education as soon as possible.