### Degree Cognate Requirements

Completion of MTH 201, 202, and STA 312 satisfies the B.S. degree cognate for all mathematics majors. Students completing a B.A. degree must complete these courses plus the foreign language requirement for a B.A.

### College of Education Requirements

To be approved for student teaching, students must complete at least 24 credit hours in the major, including:

In addition, students need to be aware of the College of Education requirements for admission to the secondary certification program.

A student who has graduated from another accredited institution with a completed major or minor in mathematics and who now seeks only teaching certification in mathematics from Grand Valley must satisfy the following criteria:

- Transfer or complete at Grand Valley all mathematics and cognate courses required for the certification major or minor.
- A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 (on a 4.0 scale) in mathematics courses from the accredited institution.
- Completion of the College of Education requirements for certification.