BA Mathematics (5-9) Courses

WGU Tennessee offers degrees, not classes. As a competency-based online university, progress through your degree program is determined by demonstrating your competence through carefully designed assessments and completion of a professional portfolio, capstone, or both. As a student in this program, you will complete the courses listed below in order to graduate. These courses are required, though you may be able to clear some of these requirements through a course-by-course transcript analysis. Each course contains a study guide and recommended learning resources for you to use. Your assigned mentor will help guide you through the process.

For ease of understanding, WGU Tennessee has assigned competency units to each of its courses as indicated below. A competency unit is equivalent to a semester credit hour of learning. WGU Tennessee terms are six months in length. During a typical term, students will be expected to complete at least 12 to 13 competency units. Grades are assigned on a Pass/Not Pass basis; a “Pass” at WGU Tennessee is equivalent to a letter grade of “B" or better.

Speak to an Enrollment Counselor for more information about these courses.

CourseCompetency Units
Foundational Perspectives of Education3
Finite Mathematics4
Introduction to Humanities3
College Algebra4
Survey of United States History3
Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan3
Introduction to Biology3
Trigonometry and Precalculus4
Integrated Physical Sciences3
College Geometry4
Psychology for Educators4
English Composition I3
Probability and Statistics I4
Natural Science Lab2
Fundamentals of Diversity, Inclusion, and Exceptional Learners4
Middle School Mathematics: Content Knowledge2
English Composition II3
Introduction to Communication3
Classroom Management, Engagement, and Motivation4
Cultural Studies and Diversity3
Survey of United States Constitution and Government3
Calculus I4
Educational Assessment3
Mathematics Learning and Teaching4
Introduction to Instructional Planning and Presentation3
Secondary Reading Instruction and Interventions3
Instructional Planning and Presentation in Mathematics3
Secondary Disciplinary Literacy3
Algebra for Secondary Mathematics Teaching3
Preclinical Experiences in Mathematics3
Mathematics History and Technology4
Supervised Demonstration Teaching in Mathematics, Obs 1 and 23
Supervised Demonstration Teaching in Mathematics, Obs 3 and Midterm3
Supervised Demonstration Teaching in Mathematics, Observations 4 and 53
Supervised Demonstration Teaching in Mathematics, Observation 6 and Final3
Teacher Performance Assessment in Mathematics Education2
Professional Portfolio1
Cohort Seminar3

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