Mathematics Education

Secondary (9-12) Mathematics Licensure


53 s.h.

  1. MAT 2200, 2310, 2320, 2500, 2600, 3050, 3090, 3100, 3120, 3150, 3160, 3200, EDU 4140, CSC 2010 or 2020, and three additional s.h. above MAT 2500 with a grade of C or better
  2. PHY 1510, 1520 or PHY 2510, 2520 with a grade of C or better
  3. Required courses in Education: EDU 1420, 2000, 2400, 2420, 2510, 3300, 3420, 4070, 4140, 4190, 4200, 4210, 4470, 4500 , SPE 2550

Middle Grades (6-9) Mathematics Concentration

Students majoring in Middle Grades Education choose two concentrations, of which Mathematics is an option.


  1. MAT 1130, 1140, 2200, 2310, 2320, 2500, 3150, and one from the following: MAT 3050, 3090, 3120, or 3200
  2. EDU 4470
  3. CSC 2010 or 2020

NC State Board of Education Complaint Process

The North Carolina State Board of Education (SBE) has jurisdiction to investigate allegations of noncompliance regarding specific laws and rules. Complaints may address Educator Preparation Program requirements set forth in Article 15(D) of Chapter 115C. The SBE does not have jurisdiction over complaints related to contractual arrangements with an EPP, commercial issues, obtaining a higher grade or credit for training, or seeking reinstatement to an EPP. All complaints filed with the SBE must be in writing. A person or entity may file a written complaint with SBE by filling out a complaint form and submitting online and/or mailing or faxing a hard copy to the address on the form.

Program Faculty & Staff

Peggy Batten, Professor of Mathematics

Dr. Peggy Batten

Professor of Mathematics
(910) 630-7131
Daniel Bennett, Associate Professor of Mathematics

Daniel Bennett

Associate Professor of Mathematics
(910) 630-7456
Dr. Kathy Fick, Associate Professor of Mathematics

Dr. Kathy Fick

Associate Professor of Mathematics
(910) 630-7229
Shivappa Palled, Professor of Mathematics

Dr. Shivappa Palled

Chair, Mathematics
(910) 630-7133
Beth Ruff, Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Beth Ruff

Assistant Professor of Mathematics
(910) 480-8473

Dr. Lewis Walston

Professor of Mathematics
(910) 630-7130
Jie Zhou, Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Dr. Jie Zhou

Assistant Professor of Mathematics
(910) 480-8401

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