Curriculum & Outcomes

Associate in Math Education DTA/MRP

90 Credits

The Math Education DTA/MRP degree is designed to meet the minimum general education requirements to prepare students for teacher certification in secondary math at Central Washington University (CWU), Eastern Washington (EWU), Western Washington University (WWU), and Washington State University (WSU). This agreement meets all the requirements of Washington’s Direct Transfer Agreement.

Math Education DTA/MRP graduates will:

  • Explain the central concepts, foundation, theories, and intellectual frameworks of professional teaching
  • Identify and practice interpersonal and cultural communication techniques in order to foster active learning, dialogue, collaboration, and positive interaction and relations with peers, school officials, agencies, parents, and learners
  • Compare and describe a variety of instructional strategies and methods that address individual learners and learning styles
  • Explain and apply specific math concepts from algebra through advanced calculus
  • Demonstrate critical thinking, teamwork, communication, global and cultural awareness, and technical and information literacy skills
  • Meet Social Science, Humanities, Written Communication, and Quantitative Reasoning distribution area outcomes

It is the student’s responsibility to discuss sequencing and work out their individual schedule with a counselor or adviser. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.


Admission Dates: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Program Requirements

Written Communication: 10 credits

ENGL& 101 English Composition I 5
ENGL& 102 English Composition II1 5

Quantitative Reasoning: 5 credits

MATH& 151 Calculus I 5

Natural Sciences: 15 credits

MATH&: 152 Calculus II 5

Please select 10 credits from the list below:

BIOL& 175 Human Biology w/Lab 5
BIOL& 211 Cellular Biology 5
BIOL& 241 Human A & P I 6
BIOL& 242 Human A & P II 6
BIOL& 260 Microbiology 5
CHEM& 121 Intro to Chemistry 5
CHEM& 131 Introduction to Organic/Biochemistry 5
CHEM& 161 General Chemistry with Lab I 5
PHYS& 114 General Physics I w/Lab 5

Social Sciences: 15 credits

PSYC& 100 General Psychology 5

Please select 10 credits from the list below:

PSYC& 200 Lifespan Psychology 5
SOC& 101 Introduction to Sociology 5
ECON& 201 Micro Economics 5
ECON& 202 Macro Economics 5

Math Education Course Work: 20 credits

MATH& 153 Calculus III 5
MATH& 254 Calculus IV 5
MATH 220 Linear Algebra 5
EDUC& 205 Introduction to Education 5

Humanities: 15 credits

CMST& 220 Introduction to Public Speaking 5

Please select 10 credits from at least two disciplines (recommend a course with a multicultural focus)

HUM 215 Multicultural America 5
ART& 100 Art Appreciation 5
ART 102 2-D Graphic Design 5
ART 111 Beginning Painting for Non-Art Majors 5
ART 112 Intermediate Painting for Non Art Majors 5
ART 113 Advanced Painting for Non Art Majors 5
ART 121 Introduction to Drawing 5
ART 124 Introduction to Printmaking 5
ART 201 Survey of Western Art-Ancient 5
ART 202 Survey of Western Art-Medieval & Renaissance 5
ART 205 Human Life Drawing 5
CMST& 210 Interpersonal Communication 5
CMST& 230 Small Group Communication 5
ASL& 121 American Sign Language I 5
ASL& 122 American Sign Language II 5
CHIN& 121 Chinese I 5
CHIN& 122 Chinese II 5
KREA& 121 Korean I 5
KREA& 122 Korean II 5
SPAN& 121 Spanish I 5
SPAN& 122 Spanish II 5
SPAN& 123 Spanish III 5

Electives: 10 credits

10 credits of Pre-Calculus, if needed, serves as electives credit (equivalent to MATH& 141 and MATH& 142) or a maximum of 10 credits may be in college-level courses as defined by the community college. Select courses appropriate for intended major and intended bachelor’s institution.

Total Program Credits90

Note: A minimum passing numeric grade (2.0 or higher) in each course that receives a numeric grade, and a cumulative average of 2.0 in all courses, is required for the DTA/MRP degree.