Traditional Mathematics with Licensure

The Traditional Mathematics Concentration with Licensure is intended to prepare students to teach math at secondary schools in Virginia in four years. This requires classes in both mathematics and also professional education, but it also includes extracurricular requirements to be admitted to the Teacher Education Program.  

In addition to the Core Curriculum, students in the Traditional Mathematics Concentration with Licensure must take  

  • MATH 135 -- Foundations of Geometry
  • MATH 142 -- Discrete Mathematics
  • MATH 151 -- Calculus and Analytical Geometry I *
  • MATH 152 -- Calculus and Analytical Geometry II *
  • MATH 251 -- Calculus and Analytical Geometry III *
  • MATH 252 -- Calculus and Analytical Geometry IV *
  • MATH 260 -- Introductory Linear Algebra
  • MATH 300 -- Mathematical Foundations
  • MATH 321 -- History of Mathematics
  • MATH 335 -- Foundations of Geometry
  • MATH 412 -- Theory of Numbers
  • MATH 423 -- Concepts of Abstract Algebra
  • MATH 430 -- Advanced Calculus I
  • MATH 431 -- Advanced Calculus II
  • STAT 301 -- Probability and Statistics I

These classes must be completed by the end of the junior year to graduate in four years.

Majors in the Traditional Mathematics Concentration with Licensure seeking a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics degree must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program by the end of the junior year and take following classes

  • HUMD 300 -- Human Growth and Development: Birth through Adolescence
  • EDEF 320 – Introduction to Professional Education
  • EDUC 440 – Teaching Grades 6-12
  • EDUC 441 – Field Experience for Grades 6-12
  • EDRD 416 – Content Reading and Literacy
  • EDSP 404 – Introduction to Special Education for Secondary Educators
  • EDET 445 – Integration of Educational Technology
  • EDUC 442 – Teaching Grades 9-12
  • EDUC 452 – Student Teaching 9-12

Majors in the Traditional Mathematics Concentration seeking a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics degree must complete the B.A. language requirement.

*--A grade of at least a C is required in courses in the Calculus sequence. Departmental majors receiving credit for MATH 252 cannot subsequently receive credit for any 100-level mathematics course unless the course is required for their concentration.