Concentrations

Teacher Concentration in Mathematics 

As a math major with a concentration in teaching, you prepare to teach at the middle or secondary school level. Through the teacher concentration, you’ll take courses that will allow you to fulfill the Indiana secondary teaching certification requirements in mathematics. Required courses will also prepare you for middle teaching.

To complete the teacher concentration, mathematics majors take professional education courses which include student teaching.

The courses required for the teacher's concentration are:

Prerequisites:

  • Mathematics 131-132 — Calculus I and II (or equivalents)
  • Mathematics 225 — Foundations of Higher Mathematics
  • Mathematics 231 — Calculus III
  • Computer Science 207 — Computer Programming

24 hours of courses above 300 including:

  • Mathematics 326 — Linear Algebra
  • Mathematics 339 Discrete Mathematics
  • Mathematics 345-346 — Probability, Statistics
  • Mathematics 353 — Abstract Algebra I
  • Mathematics 361 — Geometry
  • Mathematics 495-496 — Pro-Seminar I, II
  • Either Math 341 (Analysis I) or Math 354 (Algebra II)