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Comprised of three distinct colleges, Oklahoma Panhandle State University accepts a diverse collection of students from all educational backgrounds. The programs of study offered at OPSU lead to nearly 60 different baccalaureate and associate degrees. In addition to the baccalaureate opportunities, OPSU offers several pre-professional studies in selected fields. OPSU strives to enrich its student's lives educationally, personally, and socially. It is the hope that students matriculating at OPSU will receive life-long learning experiences that meet their needs, personally and vocationally.

Program Info


Mathematics - Teaching
B.S. (Bachelor of Science)

Faculty Contact

Photograph of Tucker, Shawna
Tucker, Shawna
Title: Dean of the College of Agriculture, Science, and Nursing / Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Office: SAB 111
Phone: 580.349.1534
Email: Email Web Form


Total Hours: 124
  • General Education 52-53
    • *Math 1513-College Algebra AND
    • *Math 1613-Trigonometry OR *Math 1715-College Algebra and Trigonometry
  • Communication 9
    • *Engl 1113-Freshman English I
    • *Engl 1213-Freshman English II
    • *Comm 1113-Speech Communication
  • Mathematics 3
    • *Math 1513-College Algebra
  • History and Political Science 6
    • *Pols 1013-American Government
    • *Choose at least one from the following:
    • *Hist 1313-U.S. History 1492-1877
    • *Hist 1323-U.S. History 1877-Present
  • Natural Science 8
  • Choose at least one course from each area:
    • *Biological Science with a Lab
    • *Physical Science with a Lab
    • *Social and Behavioral Sciences 6
  • Choose at least one course from each area:
    • *Sociology/Psychology
    • *Economics
  • Cross Cultural 3
    • *Educ 2233-Diversity in Education
  • Humanities 6
    • *Choose six hours from the following areas: philosophy, humanities, music appreciation, art appreciation, literature, intro to theater, world history, music history, world religion, others as approved by VPAA. Must include courses from two areas. No activity courses will count.
  • Student Success 1
    • *Ucss 1111-Student Success Sem.
  • Additional Education Requirements 8
    • *Educ 2222-Communication Skills for Educators
    • *Educ 2323-Reading in the Content Area
  • Additional Liberal Arts/Science Elective (3)
    • *Required for Secondary Mathematics Education majors.
  • Mathematics Education Coursework 30
    • *Math 1824-Calculus I
    • *Math 2424-Calculus II
    • *Math 2434-Calculus III
    • *Math 3333-Linear Algebra
    • *Math 3443-Discrete Mathematics
    • *Math 3513-Foundations of Math
    • *Math 3713-College Geometry
    • *Math 4323-Modern Algebra
    • *Math 4763-Probability and Statistics
  • Mathematics Electives (3000-4000 level) 3
  • Choose from
    • *Math 3663-Toplogy
    • *Math 4000-Problems in Mathematics
    • *Math 4073-Numerical Analysis
    • *Math 4123-Complex Variables
    • *Math 4413-Ordinary Differential Equations
    • *Math 4423-Partial Differential Equations
    • *Math 4453-Introduction to Real Analysis
  • Corequisite Requirements 6
    • *Two courses in computer programming
  • Recommended Courses:
    • *Cis 2123-Programming I
    • *Cis 1983-Logic and Design
  • Professional Education 33
    • *Educ 2001-Education Seminar
    • *Educ 2113-Introduction to Education
    • *Educ 3213-Human Dev.: Child and Adolescent Psychology
    • *Educ 3223-Educ of the Except. Child
    • *Educ 4313-Educational Psychology
    • *Educ 4333-Educational Technology
    • *Math 4222-Teaching of Mathematics OR
    • *Math 4322-Methods/Materials Secondary Math
    • *Educ 4533-Secondary Classroom Management/ Assessment
    • **Educ 4720-Student Teaching in Secondary Schools (12)
  • **Restricted Class: Must be admitted to professional semester prior to enrolling
  • Please refer to pages 108-115 for information about
  • the OPSU Teacher Education Program.

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