Mathematics Education 6-12 (B.Ed.) - Online

Mathematics Education 6-12 (B.Ed.) - Online

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2024 through summer 2025. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

After completion of the required program coursework (including student teaching) and the passing of licensure tests, the graduate of this program would be eligible for a VA state teaching license.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
COMS 101Speech Communication3
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
HIUS 221Survey of American History I3
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 104Instructional Technology for Successful Online Learning0-3
MATH Elective3
Critical Thinking
ENGL 201American Literature I3
RLGN 104Christian Life and Biblical Worldview 24
Civic & Global Engagement
CSTU 101Western Culture3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
PSYC 210Developmental Psychology3
Natural Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts
BIBL 104Survey of Old and New Testament4
THEO 104Introduction to Theology Survey 24
Total Hours39-42
1

Refer to the list of approved general education electives before enrolling in foundational skills requirements

2

Students transferring in 45 or more UG credit hours will have the requirement of RLGN 104 Christian Life and Biblical Worldview (4 c.h.) waived; Students transferring in 60 or more UG credit hours will also have the requirement of THEO 104 Introduction to Theology Survey (4 c.h.) waived

As a requirement for completion of this program, including student teaching and passing required licensure tests, the graduate of this program, regardless of state residency, must obtain a VA state teaching license. The VA teaching license may then be used for reciprocity in another state according to the regulations of that state.

Major Requirements

Major Foundational Courses
CSIS 110Introduction to Computer Science 13
MATH 128Precalculus with Trigonometry 14
PHYS 231University Physics I 14
Total Hours11
1

Course may fulfill select general education requirements

Major Core
Education Courses
EDUC 201Introduction to Education and Classroom Technology3
EDUC 221Content Area Reading and Differentiated Teaching and Learning3
EDUC 230Foundations of Reading and Literacy 3
EDUC 235Content Instructional Design3
EDUC 350Behavior and Individual Differences3
EDUC 360Foundations of Education3
EDUC 425Content Measurement and Evaluation3
EDUC 435Content Curriculum Fundamentals3
MATH 419Teaching Mathematics in Secondary Schools3
Practicum and Gate Courses
EDGT 175School of Education Gate 1 – UG Initial Licensure - Distance0
EDGT 275School of Education Gate 2 – UG Initial Licensure - Distance0
EDGT 375School of Education Gate 3 – UG Initial Licensure - Distance0
EDUC 188Practicum in Education I: Distance 10
EDUC 288Practicum in Education II: Distance 10
EDUC 388Practicum in Education III: Distance 10
Secondary Courses
CSIS 111Introduction to Programming Using C++3
MATH 131Calculus and Analytic Geometry I4
MATH 132Calculus and Analytic Geometry II4
MATH 200Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning3
or MATH 250 Introduction to Discrete Mathematics
MATH 211Introduction to Statistical Analysis3
or MATH 311 Probability and Statistics I
MATH 221Applied Linear Algebra3
or MATH 410 Matrix and Linear Algebra
MATH 231Calculus and Analytical Geometry III4
or MATH 430 Multivariable Calculus
MATH 305Modern Geometry3
or MATH 405 Fundamentals of Modern Geometry
MATH 345Introduction to the History of Mathematics3
or MATH 400 History of Mathematics
MATH 350Discrete Mathematics3
MATH 421Elementary Abstract Algebra I3
or MATH 423 Abstract Algebraic Structures
Student Teaching
EDST 475The Reflective Educator: Resource Seminar3
Choose one of the following: 1,29
Student Teaching - One Placement – Distance
Student Teaching - One Placement – Local
Student Teaching - Own Classroom – Distance
Student Teaching - Own Classroom – Local
Student Teaching - Multiple Endorsement - One Placement – Distance
Student Teaching - Multiple Endorsement - One Placement – Local
Total Hours75
1

Liberty University School of Education Background check is required for all practicums and student teaching.

2

This course should be taken in the final semester.

Free Electives
Choose 0-6 credit hours of Free Electives0-6
Total Hours0-6

Note:

  • All practicum courses should be completed before student teaching, and candidate should not plan to take those courses in summer terms.

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 120 Total Hours
  • 3.0 Overall grade point average
  • 30 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of 'C' Minimum required for all courses in the major
  • 25% Of major taken through Liberty University
  • 30 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
ENGL 101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
MATH Elective (MATH 128) 1 4
RLGN 104 Christian Life and Biblical Worldview 4
UNIV 104 Instructional Technology for Successful Online Learning 0-3
EDGT 175 School of Education Gate 1 – UG Initial Licensure - Distance 0
EDUC 201 Introduction to Education and Classroom Technology 3
 Hours14-17
Second Semester
BIBL 104 Survey of Old and New Testament 4
COMS 101 Speech Communication 3
Information Literacy Elective (CSIS 110) 1 3
EDUC 221 Content Area Reading and Differentiated Teaching and Learning 3
MATH 131 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 4
EDGT 275 School of Education Gate 2 – UG Initial Licensure - Distance 0
 Hours17
Second Year
First Semester
PSYC 210 Developmental Psychology 3
THEO 104 Introduction to Theology Survey 4
EDUC 188 Practicum in Education I: Distance 2 0
EDUC 235 Content Instructional Design 3
MATH 132 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II 4
 Hours14
Second Semester
ENGL 201 American Literature I 3
CSIS 111 Introduction to Programming Using C++ 3
EDUC 350 Behavior and Individual Differences 3
MATH 200
Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning
or Introduction to Discrete Mathematics
3
MATH 231
Calculus and Analytical Geometry III
or Multivariable Calculus
4
 Hours16
Third Year
First Semester
EDUC 288 Practicum in Education II: Distance 2 0
EDUC 360 Foundations of Education 3
MATH 211
Introduction to Statistical Analysis
or Probability and Statistics I
3
MATH 321
Linear Algebra
or Matrix and Linear Algebra
3
MATH 419 Teaching Mathematics in Secondary Schools 3
Elective 3
 Hours15
Second Semester
CSTU 101 Western Culture 3
Natural Science Elective (PHYS 231) 1 4
EDUC 425 Content Measurement and Evaluation 3
MATH 305
Modern Geometry
or Fundamentals of Modern Geometry
3
MATH 421
Elementary Abstract Algebra I
or Abstract Algebraic Structures
3
Elective 2
 Hours18
Fourth Year
First Semester
HIUS 221 Survey of American History I 3
EDGT 375 School of Education Gate 3 – UG Initial Licensure - Distance 0
EDUC 388 Practicum in Education III: Distance 2 0
EDUC 435 Content Curriculum Fundamentals 3
MATH 350 Discrete Mathematics 3
MATH 345
Introduction to the History of Mathematics
or History of Mathematics
3
Elective 3
 Hours15
Second Semester
EDST 475 The Reflective Educator: Resource Seminar 3
Student Teaching Option 2,3 9
 Hours12
 Total Hours121-124
1

Refer to the list of approved general education electives at www.liberty.edu/gened before enrolling in foundational skills requirements 

2

Liberty University School of Education Background check is required for all practicums and student teaching

3

Choose one of the following Student Teaching options: EDST 460, 461, 464, 465, 466, or 467

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