To qualify for a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics (Teaching Option), a student must satisfactorily complete with a grade of C or better each of the following courses in the suggested four-year schedule. Changes from the standard program must be approved by the department. 

Courses with asterisks (*) can be counted toward the Master of Arts in Teaching degree, which leads to certification for teaching in New Jersey secondary schools. 

Foundational Courses (18 credits) 

  • 50:640:121, 122, 123 Calculus I, II, and III (12 credits)
  • 50:640:250 Linear Algebra OR 50:640:253 Linear Algebra with Applications (3 credits)
  • 50:960:183 Elementary Applied Statistics OR 50:960:185 Introduction to Data Science (3 credits)

Mid-level Required Courses (18 credits)

  • 50:640:300 Mathematical Reasoning with Proofs* (3 credits)
  • 50:640:311 Advanced Calculus I* (3 credits)
  • 50:640:314 Elementary Differential Equations (3 credits) 
  • 50:640:331 Probability and Stochastic Processes (3 credits) 
  • 50:640:351 Introduction to Modern Algebra I (3 credits)
  • 50:640:356 Theory of Numbers (3 credits)

Statistics Elective Courses (3 credits – choose 1 course from the list below)

  • 50:960:336 Applied Statistics (3 credits)
  • 60:960:481 Mathematical Statistics (3 credits)

Upper-level Required Course (3 credits)

  • 50:640:435 Geometry*

Elective Courses in Teaching Methods (3 credits – choose 1 course from the list below)

  • 50:640:465 Methods in Teaching Mathematics* (3 credits)
  • 56:300:510 Teaching Methods I* (3 credits)

Upper-level Elective Courses (3 credits – choose 1 course from the list below)

  • 50:640:427 Advanced Differential Equations (3 credits)
  • 50:640:441 Topology (3 credits)
  • 50:640:432 Introduction to Differential Geometry (3 credits)
  • 50:640:450 Advanced Linear Algebra (3 credits) 
  • 50:640:463 Applied Partial Differential Equations (3 credits) 
  • 50:640:491 Mathematics Seminar (3 credits) 
  • 50:960:489 Statistical Models (3 credits) 

Total: 48 credits