Mathematical Sciences, Secondary Education, Concentration II, BS Requirements:
  • Mathematical Sciences, Secondary Education, Concentration II, BS degree requires 131 credit hours.
  • 39 credit hours must be taken at 300 level or higher (39 credits includes courses taken at the 300+ level in major, minor (if chosen), Pre professional area and electives).
  • 12 credit hours of 300 level and above must be taken in the major or 6 credit hours in the major and 6 credit hours in the minor (if chosen).
  • 12 of the last 18 credit hours must be taken at UAH, with an overall 25% of coursework taken at UAH.
  • Unless otherwise noted a C- or better is required for all College of Science prerequisite courses.
  • No more than 64 credit hours from a two-year college can be applied toward a UAH degree. 
  • For graduation application instructions, see here.

This concentration leads to a B.S. degree with a major in Mathematics, and meets the requirements for an Alabama Class B Middle/Junior High School Teacher's Certificate or an Alabama Class B High School Teacher's Certificate.  

Degree Requirements
Freshman Composition6
COLLEGE WRITING I
COLLEGE WRITING II
Humanities and Fine Arts12
Fine Arts: Choose one3
ARH SURV:ANCIENT-MEDIEVAL
ARH SURV:RENAISSANCE-MODERN
ARH SUR:NON-WESTERN TRADITIONS
DRAWING: FOUNDATIONS
THEATRE APPRECIATION
INTRO TO MUSIC LITERATURE
Literature: Choose one3
READINGS LITERATURE/CULTURE I
MYTHOLOGY
READINGS LITERATURE/CULTURE 2
Speech3
Intro to Rhetorical Communication
Humanities, 2nd Fine Art or 2nd Literature: Choose one 13
INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY
INTRO TO ETHICS
TECH, SCIENCE & HUMAN VALUES
INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC
Any WLC course 100 or 200 level 4
INTRO WOMEN'S & GENDER STUDIES
2nd Literature 1
2nd Fine Art
Mathematics and Science12
Mathematics 24
CALCULUS A
Natural Science sequence8
GEN PHYSICS W/CALCULUS I
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB I
GEN PHYSICS W/CALC II
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB II
History and Social Behavioral Sciences12
History: Choose one 13
WORLD HISTORY TO 1500
WORLD HISTORY SINCE 1500
UNITED STATES TO 1877
UNITED STATES SINCE 1877
Social and Behavioral Sciences, required for Education program:6
GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY I
LIFE-SPAN DEVELOPMENT
2nd History or 3rd Social and Behavioral Science: Choose one 33
2nd History 1
3rd Social and Behavioral Science 3
Pre Professional13
Computer Science6
INTRO TO C PROGRAMMING
COMPUTER SCIENCE I
Technical Writing3
TECHNICAL WRITING
Addtional Lab Science4
EXPLORING THE COSMOS I
and ASTRONOMY LABORATORY
INTRO TO CHEMISTRY
and INTRO CHEMISTRY LAB
GENERAL CHEMISTRY I
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LAB I
ENVIRONMENTAL EARTH SCIENCE
and LABORATORY
CLIMATE AND GLOBAL CHANGE
and LABORATORY
PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY
and LABORATORY
GEN PHYSICS W/CALC III
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB III
Mathematics Core17
CALCULUS B
CALCULUS C
INTRO TO LINEAR ALGEBRA
FOUNDATIONS OF MATH
INTRO TO PROBABILITY & STATIST
Mathematics Secondary Education Concentration II Requirements18
INTRODUCTION TO GEOMETRY
ALGEBRAIC STRUCTURES W/APPLIC
INTRO TO REAL ANALYSIS
INTRO TO MATH STATISTICS
MA 300+ level or higher course
MA 300+ level or higher course
Education Courses40
INTRO TO EDUCATION PRACTICUM
MULTICULTURAL FND EDUCATION
EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
TCHG THE EXCEPTIONAL CHILD
INSTR STRATEGIES INCLUSIVE CLR
FOUNDATIONS EDUC EVALUAT
TCHG SC MID & SEC SCHOOLS
CLASSROOM & BEHAVIOR MGMT
TECHNOLOGY IN CLASSROOM
TCHG READING/CONTENT AREA
HIGH SCHOOL INTERNSHIP
Total Semester Hours131
1
Students must take one literature and one history course. Students must also take either a second literature or history course to complete a sequence. (EH 207 + EH 208, EH 209 + EH 210, EH 242 + EH 208, EH 242 + EH 210, HY 103 + HY 104, or HY 221 + HY 222)
2

Based on Math placement, prerequisite MA 112 and/or MA 113 Mathematics courses may be required.

3

No more than 6 credit hours can be taken in a single discipline.

4

 For choices see the World Languages and Cultures department.

Sample Four-Year Plan for Mathematical Sciences, Secondary Education, Concentration II, BS degree:

Note: This is only an example and variations are possible.

Year 1
FallSemester Hours
EH 101COLLEGE WRITING I 3
MA 171CALCULUS A 4
Fine Art  3
See Requirements tab for approved list.
  
Additional Lab Science  4
See Requirements tab for approved list.
  
FYE 101CHARGER SUCCESS 1
 Term Semester Hours: 15
Spring
EH 102COLLEGE WRITING II 3
MA 172CALCULUS B 4
PH 111
PH 114
GEN PHYSICS W/CALCULUS I
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB I
4
PY 101GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY I 3
 Term Semester Hours: 14
Year 2
Fall
MA 201CALCULUS C 4
MA 244INTRO TO LINEAR ALGEBRA 3
PH 112
PH 115
GEN PHYSICS W/CALC II
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB II
4
PY 201LIFE-SPAN DEVELOPMENT 3
 Term Semester Hours: 14
Spring
MA 330FOUNDATIONS OF MATH 3
CS 102INTRO TO C PROGRAMMING 3
CM 113Intro to Rhetorical Communication 3
Literature  3
See Requirements tab for approved list.
  
History  3
See Requirements tab for approved list.
  
 Term Semester Hours: 15
Year 3
Fall
MA 385INTRO TO PROBABILITY STATIST 3
MA 442ALGEBRAIC STRUCTURES W/APPLIC 3
MA 452INTRO TO REAL ANALYSIS 3
CS 121COMPUTER SCIENCE I 3
Humanities, 2nd Fine Art or 2nd Literature  3
See Requirements tab for approved list.
  
 Term Semester Hours: 15
Spring
MA 433INTRODUCTION TO GEOMETRY 3
MA 487INTRO TO MATH STATISTICS 3
MA 300+ level or higher course  3
MA 300+ level or higher course  3
History  3
See Requirements tab for approved list.
  
 Term Semester Hours: 15
Year 4
Fall
ED 301INTRO TO EDUCATION PRACTICUM 1
ED 307MULTICULTURAL FND EDUCATION 3
ED 308EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY 3
EDC 301TCHG THE EXCEPTIONAL CHILD 3
EDC 311INSTR STRATEGIES INCLUSIVE CLR 3
 Term Semester Hours: 13
Spring
ED 410FOUNDATIONS EDUC EVALUAT 3
ED 423TCHG SC MID SEC SCHOOLS 3
ED 350TECHNOLOGY IN CLASSROOM 3
EH 301TECHNICAL WRITING 3
 Term Semester Hours: 12
Fifth Year
Fall
ED 309CLASSROOM BEHAVIOR MGMT 3
ED 408TCHG READING/CONTENT AREA 3
 Term Semester Hours: 6
Spring
ED 497HIGH SCHOOL INTERNSHIP 12
 Term Semester Hours: 12
 Total Semester Hours: 131