Jun 01, 2023  
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics Education B.S.

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Academic Programs & Majors

Bachelor of Science Degree
Leading to Certification for Grades 6-12
College of Science & Mathematics
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
(770) 423-6327



This single field program is designed to prepare mathematics teachers of adolescents, largely at the secondary school level (grades 6 through 12). It leads to 6-12 teacher certification in the teaching field of mathematics in Georgia. Candidates complete the equivalent of a major in mathematics and a second major in pedagogical studies with an emphasis on teaching mathematics.

The B.S. in Mathematics Education Secondary is fully accredited by NCATE, the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, is fully approved by Georgia’s Professional Standards Commission for 6-12 teacher certification, and is nationally recognized by NCTM, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.


General Education (42 Credit Hours)

see listing of requirements 

University-Wide Fitness For Living Requirement (3 Credit Hours)

Specific General Education requirements for this major

Lower Division Major Requirements (Area F) (19 Credit Hours)

The additional two hours for the Lower Division Major Requirements come from Calculus I (a 4-hour course) and Calculus II (a 4-hour course) in General Education.

Teaching Field Requirements (24 Credit Hours)

Free Electives (3 Credit Hours)

3 hours of any courses in the university curriculum.

Program Total (124 Credit Hours)

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Academic Programs & Majors