Mathematics, Upper Level (Teacher Certification)

This Post-Baccalaureate Program is for candidates interested in pursuing teacher certification. The Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification program is designed for 21st Century Educators, providing an in-depth focus on the critical issues that are transforming the landscape of education - innovation, critical thinking, problem solving and collaboration.

Minimum GPA requirement of 3.0

Major in Math Upper Level 1
Introductory Level Education Courses
EDC 800Introduction to Field Experience1
EDC 817Positive Behavior Guidance and Student Engagement4
EDC 831Aspects of Mathematics Learning4
MTH 801Probability and Statistics4
Intermediate Level Education Courses
MTH 802Mathematical Proof for Educators4
MTH 803Number Systems4
MTH 804Geometric Structures for Teachers4
MTH 805Calculus I4
MTH 806History of Mathematics4
EDC 832Reading and Writing in the Mathematics Content Area4
Advanced Level Education Courses
MTH 809Topics in Linear and Abstract Algebra4
MTH 808Discrete Mathematics4
MTH 807Calculus II4
EDC 834Upper Level Mathematics Methods4
EDC 885Culminating Teaching Experience and Seminar4
Total Credits57

A minimum grade of B- is required in all Major coursework.

State Certification Requirements

The following requirements must be completed in order to be recommended to the state for Teacher Certification.

  • Praxis Core Academic Skills For Educators Exam required. Passing Praxis Core Exam scores, NH DOE waiver or current NH teaching certification must be submitted prior to completion of EDC 800 Introduction to Field Experience to continue with clinical courses.
  • Praxis II-Math Content Knowledge Exam required. Students must attempt to pass Praxis II exam prior to taking the Culminating Teaching Experience & Seminar. Passing exam scores are required for state certification.

This degree plan is a sample and does not reflect the impact of transfer credit or current course offerings. UNH CPS Online students should develop individual academic plans with their academic advisor during their first semester at UNH.

Sample Course Sequence

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
EDC 800 Introduction to Field Experience Nonclinical; Complete CHRC Process 1
MTH 801 Probability and Statistics Nonclinical 4
MTH 802 Mathematical Proof for Educators Nonclinical 4
EDC 817 Positive Behavior Guidance and Student Engagement Clinical A 4
EDC 831 Aspects of Mathematics Learning Clinical A 4
MTH 803 Number Systems Nonclinical 4
MTH 804 Geometric Structures for Teachers Nonclinical 4
Second Year
EDC 832 Reading and Writing in the Mathematics Content Area Clinical A 4
EDC 834 Upper Level Mathematics Methods Clinical A 4
MTH 805 Calculus I Nonclinical 4
MTH 806 History of Mathematics Nonclinical 4
EDC 885 Culminating Teaching Experience and Seminar Clinical A 4
MTH 808 Discrete Mathematics Nonclinical 4
MTH 809 Topics in Linear and Abstract Algebra Nonclinical 4
MTH 807 Calculus II Nonclinical 4
 Total Credits57

Note: Only 1 Clinical A course allowed per term

Students will:

  • Be reflective and knowledgeable about learners and are able to employ instructional methods, strategies and technologies to meet the needs of all students;
  • Have a rich understanding of the subject/s that they teach;
  • Employ best practices in the planning, delivery and assessment of instruction to improve learning achievement of Pre-K-12 students.