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2020-2021 Catalog & Student Handbook 
2020-2021 Catalog & Student Handbook Archived Catalog

Secondary Education - Mathematics (A.S.T.) TTP

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Secondary Education - Mathematics
Associate of Science in Teaching


Students should check with the university to which they intend to transfer in case there are additional requirements needed for admittance to the Teacher Education Program.

Additional A.S.T. degree requirements:

  • Attainment of a 2.75 cumulative GPA.
  • ACT score of 21 or successful completion of the PRAXIS CORE exam (MTSU and UTC require a 22 ACT score.)
  • Satisfactory ratings on an index of suitability for the teaching profession.

GENERAL EDUCATION (42 credit hours)

Social/Behavioral Sciences (6 credit hours)

(If transfering to UM, they require two of the following three courses to satisfy the social/behavioral sciences requirement: GEOG 1012  GEOG 2010 )

History (6 credit hours)

Students should check with their advisor or a representative of the university to which they intend to transfer to determine the recommended history courses. Students who intend to transfer to UTK should take six credit hours of a non U.S. history sequence to fulfill the history requirements. UTC requires that one of the history courses be a non-western culture class.


Mathematics (4 credit hours)

Natural Science (8 credit hours)

UM requires BIOL 1010  in place of PHYS 1040.

PHYS and CHEM are recommended. Students who intend to transfer to UTC should take either calculus based or non-calculus based Physics sequence. UTM requires an additional chemistry sequence 1010 and 1020 and PHYS.



Students who plan to transfer to MTSU, ETSU, UTK in secondary education mathematics should follow the mathematics A.A./A.S. TTP and not the AST TTP. ETSU and UTK recommend and MTSU requires that students take education courses after transfer. Students who plan to transfer to TTU or UTM should take EDUC 1010 


Semester Hours Credit: 60 (or see notes below)

All secondary education mathematic majors who are required to take Learning Support must also complete MSCC 1300 First-Year Experience , and the degree program will require 63 credit hours.

Fall or Spring Start - Recommended Full-Time Schedule

The following is a recommended full-time schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites, and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

GPS (Graduation Planning System), along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the GPS audit, which is accessible through MyMotlow.

Semester One (17 credit hours)

Semester Two (17 credit hours)

Semester Three (13 credit hours)

Semester Four (13 credit hours)

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