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2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Teaching: Mathematics Education, AAT


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An AAT Mathematics degree leads to a variety of opportunities in teaching and education support services. Individuals in mathematics education often receive additional stipends for their skills and are highly sought after. This degree will provide a springboard for students to improve their skills demanded by continued engagement in mathematics education at higher academic levels.

First Year Fall


Meet with your academic advisor or department chair to obtain a copy of your desired transfer university degree plan and to determine the GPA and other items needed to transfer to your desired university. 

16-Week Classes


1st 8-Week Classes


2nd 8-Week Classes


Semester Credit Hours 12


First Year Spring


Schedule a campus tour with the transfer university.

16-Week Classes


1st 8-Week Classes


2nd 8-Week Classes


Language, Philosophy and Culture Elective 3 credit hours (FY)  (040)

Semester Credit Hours 13


First Year Summer


The following courses may also be taken during any fall or spring semester. 

  • HIST 1301 United States History I   3 credit hours (FY) (3)   (060)
  • HIST 1302 United States History II  3 credit hours (FY) (3)   (060)

Semester Credit Hours 6


Total First Year Semester Credit Hours: 31


Second Year Fall


Come talk to an advisor about your Temple College graduation and your university-specific transfer courses. Confirm courses for completion of your AAT Mathematics degree.

Start applying for admission to transfer university and send first official transcript to transfer university.

16 Week Classes


  • Science Core elective 4 credit hours (4)  (030)

1st 8-Week Classes


2nd 8-Week Classes


Semester Credit Hours 14


Second Year Spring


Come talk to an advisor about your Temple College graduation and your university-specific transfer courses. Apply for graduation with your AAT Mathematics degree. Confirm admission to transfer university, and send final official transcript to transfer university at end of semester.

16 Week Classes


  • Science Core Elective 4 credit hours  (4)   (030)
  • Science or Mathematics Unrestricted Elective 4 credit hours (5) 

1st 8-Week Classes


  • Creative Arts Core Elective  (HUMA 1315 Suggested) 3 credit hours (FY)  (050)

Semester Credit Hours 15


Second Year Summer


Complete any necessary courses that you have elected to move to this semester or need to meet the 60 hour total. 

Total Second Year Semester Credit Hours: 29


Grand Total Degree Hours: 60


     FY Courses will be offered on a continuous basis so that the student can complete them in any spring or fall semester. 

  1. More qualified students should consider starting their mathematics sequence with MATH 2412 Pre-Calculus Mathematics or MATH 2413 Calculus I and attempt to take MATH 2415 Calculus III before transferring.
  2. MATH 1314 College algebra and MATH 2412 Pre-Calculus Mathematics may be taken as 8-week courses. 
  3. You may also take these during a fall or spring semester if you desire.
  4. Choose a Science Core Elective from one  of the following.  Be sure to verify with your transfer university which of these will satisfy your university degree requirement. 
  • CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I (4 hours)
  • CHEM 1412 General Chemistry II (4 hours)
  • PHYS 1401 College Physics I (4 hours) (may not satisfy some university programs)
  • PHYS 1402 College Physics II (4 hours) (may not satisfy some university programs)
  • PHYS 2425 University Physics I (recommended) (4 hours)
  • PHYS 2526 University Physics II (recommended) (4 hours)

    5.  The following are suggested.  You may select one or take an additional elective during the Second Summer Semester. 

  • PHYS 2389 STEM Education Practicum (needed for graduation with honors*) ( 3 hours)
  • COSC 1436 Programming Fundamentals I (highly suggested) (4 hours)

*NOTE:  To be considered for graduation with honors, the student must complete PHYS 2389 and maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher. 

Transfer Outlook

AA Teaching (TEACH) 7-12 grades can lead to university transfer for Bachelor of Science in Biology with Teaching Certification. AAT TEACH 7-12 students interested in this bachelor’s degree must work with an academic advisor or department chair to determine transferrable course work.

Career Outlook

Middle School Mathematics Teacher - $52,426* w/Bachelor’s Degree + Teaching Certification

High School Mathematics Teacher - $50,932* w/Bachelor’s Degree + Teaching Certification

Middle/High School Principal - $68,755* w/Master’s Degree + Principal Certification

*Based on entry-level jobs in Central Texas

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