College of Arts and Sciences

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Prepare for a career in secondary education in Indiana with the B.S. in Mathematics in Teaching. This degree is intended to result in the teacher certification and students are encouraged to choose and complete a teaching minor.

Students work closely with their academic advisor when choosing free electives and courses to meet the IPFW general education requirements to ensure completion of the certification requirements set by the Indiana Department of Education for secondary teacher certification. Full information about teacher certification is available from the College 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.