Mathematics Major for the High School Teaching License (9-12) / Bachelor of Arts
Total Credit Hours: 128
Major Credit Hours: 45
The Department of Engineering, Computing and Mathematical Sciences features a fully approved Mathematics program that prepares candidates to teach grades 9-12 in Illinois public and private schools. The program is approved by the State Educator Preparation and Licensure Board in conjunction with the Illinois State Board of Education and includes all the requirements for a major in Mathematics. Mathematics majors in this concentration must declare majors in both Mathematics and Secondary Education. See advisors in the Department of Engineering, Computing and Mathematical Sciences and the Department of Education for specific approvals and a list of required courses.
Teacher Candidates seeking a Professional Educator License with a Mathematics Endorsement must complete all requirements of the Department of Education and the following coursework in the content area as well as professional education courses. For a detailed description of the courses, please click on the appropriate link. Only grades of “C” and above are acceptable in professional education courses and in any courses counted toward any endorsement or license. A “C-” or lower grade will require that the course be repeated.
Degree Requirements
Program: BA-MATH-1
I. Core Courses (34)
Additional Courses for Teacher Licensure (6)
II. Sequence Elective: Select one course from the following to complete one sequence: (3)
Algebra Sequence
Analysis Sequence
Statistics Sequence
III. Advanced Writing Requirement (2)
The advanced writing requirement of the General Education curriculum is satisfied by successful completion of:
IV. Professional Educator License
Secondary education majors must complete the professional educator program of study in their subject area. See content area for Secondary Licensure content requirements.