Mathematics—Teacher Certification, B.A.
Completion of this major program prepares one for a career as a math teacher in elementary, middle, and high schools, in which math is taught as a separate subject. Continued study may include a master’s degree in mathematics, mathematics education, computer science, environmental science, business administration, or other related fields.
THE REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION TO THIS CONCENTRATION ARE:
 A minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average (CGPA) of 3.0.
 A minimum of B or better on all education courses

Passing scores on the Praxis CORE, or 560 verbal, 540 Math on the SAT, or 23 or higher on the ACT, or 155 verbal, 156 quantitative on the GRE.
Passing scores on the Praxis CORE Academic Skills for Educators Tests, as of 9/1/15:
 Math Test#5732 Passing Score 150
 Reading Test#5712 Passing Score 156
 Writing Test#5722 Passing Score 162
For more information on Praxis exams: https://www.ets.org/praxis/nj/requirements
THE REQUIREMENTS FOR COMPLETION OF THIS DEGREE TRACK ARE:
 Completion of NJCU General Education requirements or equivalent
 Passing scores on appropriate Praxis II Exam
 A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
 Successful completion of clinical experience and clinical practice
This includes successful submission of the performance assessment, edTPA, as required by the New Jersey Department of Education.
Note: For the most updated information on this teaching certification program, students are directed to contact the College of Education as changes may have occurred since publication.
Code  Title  Credits 

Required  
MATH 140  Statistics I  3 
MATH 166  Elementary Functions  3 
MATH 192  Calculus and Analytic Geometry I  4 
MATH 193  Calculus and Analytic Geometry II  4 
MATH 292  Calculus & Analytical Geometry III  4 
MATH 260  Linear Algebra  3 
MATH 295  Survey of Modern Mathematics  3 
MATH 320  Modern Geometry I  3 
or MATH 512  Professionalized Subject Matter in Geometry  
MATH 330  Mathematical Statistics I  3 
MATH 370  Abstract Algebra  3 
Required Elective (Select a minimum of 3 credits from the following courses numbered 300 or above): ^{1}  3  
MATH 321  Modern Geometry II  3 
MATH 331  Mathematical Statistics II  3 
MATH 350  Elements of Numerical Analysis  3 
MATH 371  Abstract Algebra II  3 
MATH 380  Real Analysis  3 
MATH 410  History of Mathematics  3 
MATH 430  Topology  3 
MATH 440  Number Theory  3 
MATH 450  Advanced Calculus I  3 
MATH 451  Advanced Calculus II  3 
MATH 501  Mathematics Content PRAXIS Review  1 
MATH 502  Concepts of Computer Science  3 
MATH 503  Computers in Mathematics  3 
MATH 508  Professionalized Subject Matter in Arithmetic  3 
MATH 510  Professionalized Subject Matter in Algebra  3 
MATH 511  Professionalized Subject Matter in Middle School Mathematics  3 
MATH 512  Professionalized Subject Matter in Geometry  3 
MATH 514  Professionalized Subject Matter in PreCalculus Mathematics  3 
MATH 515  Math Manipulatives I  3 
MATH 516  Mathematics Manipulative II  3 
MATH 517  Calculators in the K8 Classroom  3 
MATH 518  Calculators in the Secondary Classroom  3 
MATH 526  Algorithmic Number Theory  3 
MATH 527  3  
MATH 529  3  
MATH 531  Numerical Analysis  3 
MATH 536  Mathematical Modeling  3 
MATH 540  Graph Theory  3 
MATH 598  Mathmatical Principles of Computer Graphics  3 
MATH 599  3  
Required General Education Program Courses  
BIOL 225  Human Sexual Biology  3 
PSYC 152  Development Adolescence to Adulthood ^{2}  3 
WGST 110  Diversity and Difference: Identities, Communities, and Cultures  3 
INTD 180  Computer Tools For Science & Mathematic Majors ^{2}  3 
Required Education Courses ^{3}  
Phase I (May be taken separately and in any order):  
EDU 280  Challenges in Urban Education  3 
LTED 230  Focus: Reading Language & Literacy  3 
Phase II (May be taken separately or with Phase III):  
EDU 330  Focus: Development, Behavior and Learning  3 
EDU 331  Educational Field Experience II  1 
Phase III (Taken concurrently and offered fall semesters only):  
LTED 370  Secondary:Reading & Language Workshop  2 
SPEC 508  Helping Exceptional Children and Youth in the Regular Classroom  3 
EDU 2372  Methods and Materials of Teaching Mathematics in Middle and Secondary Schools  3 
Phase IV (Taken concurrently):  
EDU 485  Classroom Management and Assessment Internship Seminar  2 
EDU 470  Concurrent Student Teaching Seminar  2 
EDU 480  Internship  8 
Total Credits  166 
^{1}  Undergraduates with at least 85 credits, at least 24 credits in math major courses through MATH 291 and a CGPA of at least 3.0 may take 500level electives with the permission of the department chair. No more than two courses numbered 508–518 may be counted towards the major. 
^{2}  To be taken by phase and in sequence, for traditional certification 
Freshman  

Semester 1  Credits  
ENGL 101 or ESL 101 
English Composition I or English Composition I for English as a Second Language Students 
4 
MATH 175  Enhanced Precalculus  4 
WGST 110  Diversity and Difference: Identities, Communities, and Cultures  3 
BIOL 225  Human Sexual Biology  3 
MATH 140  Statistics I  3 
Credits  17  
Semester 2  
ENGL 102 or ESL 102 
English Composition II or English Composition II for English as a Second Language Students 
4 
PSYC 152  Development Adolescence to Adulthood  3 
MATH 166  Elementary Functions  3 
General Education Tier II Course  
MATH 192  Calculus and Analytic Geometry I  4 
Credits  14  
Sophomore  
Semester 1  
MATH 193  Calculus and Analytic Geometry II  4 
MATH 225  Mathematics makes a Case: Global Climate Change  3 
MATH 295  Survey of Modern Mathematics  3 
EDU 280  Challenges in Urban Education  3 
LTED 230  Focus: Reading Language & Literacy  3 
Credits  16  
Semester 2  
MATH 292  Calculus & Analytical Geometry III  4 
MATH 370  Abstract Algebra  3 
INTD 180  Computer Tools For Science & Mathematic Majors  3 
General Education Tier II Course  3  
Elective Course  3  
Credits  16  
Junior  
Semester 1  
EDU 330  Focus: Development, Behavior and Learning  3 
EDU 331  Educational Field Experience II  1 
MATH 320  Modern Geometry I  3 
MATH 260  Linear Algebra  3 
General Education Tier III Capstone  
Credits  10  
Semester 2  
MATH 330  Mathematical Statistics I  3 
MATH 311  Differential Equations for Engineers  4 
MATH 501  Mathematics Content PRAXIS Review  1 
Elective Course  3  
Elective Course  3  
Credits  14  
Senior  
Semester 1  
LTED 370  Secondary:Reading & Language Workshop  2 
SPEC 508  Helping Exceptional Children and Youth in the Regular Classroom  3 
EDU 2372  Methods and Materials of Teaching Mathematics in Middle and Secondary Schools  3 
Elective Course  3  
Elective Course  3  
Credits  14  
Semester 2  
EDU 470  Concurrent Student Teaching Seminar  2 
EDU 480  Internship  8 
EDU 485  Classroom Management and Assessment Internship Seminar  2 
Credits  12  
Total Credits  113 