B.A. in Mathematics with Teacher Certification (Secondary)

St. Mary’s University Core 1
SMC 1301Foundations of Civilization3
SMC 1311Foundations of Reflection:Self3
SMC 1312Foundations of Reflection: Nature3
SMC 1313Foundations of Reflection: Others3
SMC 1314Foundations of Reflection: God3
SMC 2301Foundations of Practice: Ethics3
SMC 2302Foundations of Practice: Civic Engagement and Social Action3
SMC 2303Foundations of Practice:Fine Arts and Creative Process3
SMC 2304Foundations of Practice: Literature3
SMC 4301Capstone Seminar: Prospects for Community & Civilization3
School of Science, Engineering, and Technology Specific Core
Select one of the following:
Fundamentals of Oral Communication
Business and Professional Communication
Argumentation and Debate
Rhetoric & Composition 23
Rhetoric and Composition
Foreign Languages6
Select one of the following:
6 hours at the sophomore level (2311, 2312) in a Foreign Language previously studied for a minimum of one year
6 hours of introductory level (1311, 1312) in a Foreign Language not previously studied
12 hours of CLEP/AP credit
History/Social Science3
Select one of the following:
Any HS course
Fundamentals of Business Enterprise
Introduction to Criminal Justice
Adjudication of Social Issues
Introductory Macroeconomic Theory
Introductory Microeconomic Theory
Organizational Behavior
American National Government
Texas State & Local Government
Introduction to Global Affairs
General Psychology
Human Factors
Introductory Sociology
Social Issues
Perspectives and Themes in History, Philosophy and/or Theology
Perspectives and Themes in Social Science
Select one of the following:
Advanced Theology TH 33XX/43XX
Perspectives and Themes in History, Philosophy and/or Theology
Fine Arts/Literature3
Select one AR, DM, MU or any EN 23XX literature course
BA Mathematics with Teacher Certification Courses
MT 2412Calculus I4
MT 2413Calculus II4
MT 3324Linear Algebra3
MT 3321Introduction to Modern Algebra3
MT 4331Probability Theory3
MT 4332Statistics3
MT 4341Modern Geometry3
Advanced Mathematics MT 33XX/43XX3
Advanced Mathematics MT 33XX/43XX3
Professional Development Courses
ED 3302The American Secondary School3
ED 3330Teaching Diverse Populations3
ED 3350Reading-- Teaching Reading in the Secondary Content Areas3
ED 3361Adolescent Development in the School Setting3
ED 3362Teaching-Learning and Secondary Methods3
ED 4388Professional Development Seminar-Secondary3
ED 4689Student Teaching-Secondary6
An elective can be any course taken from any discipline. (Some electives may become required courses depending on TEA requirements).18
Proficiency in Information Technology and Information Literacy
For this major, this requirement will be fulfilled by successfully completing MT 4332 with a grade of “C” or higher.
Total Semester Hours122

This is a recommended degree plan subject to changes. Please meet with your adviser on a regular basis.

First Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
EN 13113Speech3
MT 24124MT 24134
ND 01010 
 16 16
Second Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
Fine Arts/Literature3Foreign Language3
Foreign Language3MT 3321 or 43413
Advanced Mathematics3MT 33243
Advanced Mathematics3Elective3
 18 15
Third Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
SMC 23XX3MT 43323
History/Social Science3MT 4341 or 33213
Advanced Theology3ED 33303
MT 43313ED 33613
ED 33023 
 18 15
Fourth Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
SMC 43013ED 43883
ED 33503ED 46896
ED 33623 
 15 9
Total Semester Hours 122

Minors in Chemistry and Biology require 20 credit hours while minors in Computer Science and Environmental Science require 18 credit hours.