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2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics, Mathematics Education 6-10 Concentration, (BS)

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The Mathematics Education, 6-10 Concentration requires admission to the Teacher Education Program.  This program includes elective credits that will allow the student to choose additional mathematics curriculum or complete a computer science minor.  If the student completes a computer science minor, they will be in position to sit for the computer science PRAXIS and may be recommended for the additional credential.

Teacher Education program admission, retention, practicum, and student teaching requirements can be found in the Interdisciplinary Studies, Elementary Education K-5, (BA) (Licensure)   section.

Education programs at Tusculum University adhere to the requirements and guidelines established by the Tennessee State Board of Education (TSBE) and the Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE). Modifications in initial and advanced education programs and curriculum may occur as the result of TBOE or TDOE actions and regulations. Tusculum University reserves the right to revise academic programs as deemed necessary to meet accrediting and approval criteria.


Degree Requirements: 120 Credits

General Education  42
Mathematics Content 20
Professional Education 27-28
Practicum 4
Student Teaching 12
Electives 14-15
Total Credits 120

General Education Curriculum

University Success Skills

(1 credit)


Take ENGL 110 (3 credits), ENGL 111 (3 credits), and one course in COMM or SPCH (3 credits) for a total of 9 credits.


Take one MATH course for 3 or 4 credits.

Arts and Humanities

Take one literature course (3 credits) and one additional course from either category (3 credits) for a total of 6 credits.

Natural Science

Take one science course (3 credits) along with that course’s lab (1 credit) for a total of 4 credits. 

Behavioral Wellness and Social Science

Choose 2 courses for a total of 6 credits.  No more than one course may be from the Wellness category.  PSYC 207 is required for this program.


Choose one course for 3 credits - Must be a different religion course if used above to satisfy a requirement in the Arts and Humanities general education core.

Civic Studies

Choose one course for 3 credits.  Must be a different political science course if used above to satisfy a requirement in the Social Science general education core.​

General Electives - 14 - 15 Credits

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