College of Arts and Sciences

B.S. in Mathematics Teaching

The B.S. program provides the mathematical preparation necessary for teaching secondary school mathematics in Indiana, and is designed to result in teacher certification. Information on additional requirements for teacher certification is available in the department office. You are encouraged to choose and complete a teaching minor.

You should work closely with your academic advisor when choosing free electives and courses to meet the IPFW general education requirements so as to assure completion of the certification requirements set by the Indiana Department of Education External Link for secondary teacher certification. Full information about teacher certification is available from the School of Education. To be certified, you must have a GPA of 2.00 or higher in the school's general education distribution areas of humanities and social and behavioral sciences. Additionally, you must have a GPA of 2.50 or higher in your teaching major of mathematical sciences courses and the professional education courses listed below. Each professional education course must be completed with a grade of C or better.