Apr 03, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Mathematics (Minor Required), B.S.

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Mathematics studies the concepts related to quantity, space, change, pattern and structure. Ferrum College’s Mathematics curriculum allows the student to learn traditional areas of mathematics, such as Calculus, Geometry and Algebra, while developing the ability for deductive reasoning and problem-solving. The Ferrum College B.S. in Mathematics prepares the student who plans to pursue a career in business, industry, government, or secondary education, as well as the student who plans to continue learning Mathematics in graduate school.

The Experiential Component (requirement of the major) in the program is met by the successful completion of laboratory courses.

Liberal Arts Requirements

Program Specific Requirements

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Total Credit Hours Required in Major (Minor Required): 38

Ferrum College offers teaching licensure in Mathematics (grades 6-12) through the selection of a minor in Teacher Education with specialization in Secondary Education. This licensure requires passing state mandated testing prior to enrollment in EDU 404 Student Teaching and Synthesis Experience .  Students pursuing licensure must complete all components of the Teacher Education Minor.

Total Credit Hours Required for Endorsement: 24-25

Total Credit Hours Required in Degree: 121

To receive a minor in Mathematics students must have 18 credit hours of Mathematics at the 200 level or above.

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