Mathematics Teaching Endorsements in Virginia
The Virginia 612 (high school) mathematics teaching endorsement.
This teaching endorsement requires at least 36 semester hours in mathematics and computer science, as well as the education courses. At the Alexandria Campus, we offer the required math and computer science courses. They are:
Area  Course  Title  Credits 
calculus & analytic geometry  MTH 173, 174  Calculus w/ Analytic Geometry 1 & 2  5,5 
prob/stat  MTH 241, 242  Statistics 1 & 2  3,3 
multivariable calculus  MTH 277  Vector Calculus (multivariable calculus)  4 
linear Algebra  MTH 285  Linear Algebra  3 
discrete Mathematics  MTH 286  Discrete Mathematics  4 
euclidean & noneuclidean geometry  MTH 250  College Geometry  3 
abstract algebra  MTH 200  Abstract Algebra  3 
computer programming  CSC 130 or CSC 110  3 
The education courses must be taken at a 4 year college or university. For those who already have a bachelor's degree, George Mason's Graduate School of Education programs are available. For information on those programs, go to 
http://gse.gmu.edu/programs/secondaryed/sec_ed_endorse/ 
The Virginia 68 Mathematics teaching endorsement
This endorsement requires 21 semester hours in math. The following NVCC courses suffice.
Area  Course  Title  Credits  
algebra  MTH 163  Precalculus 1  3  
geometry  MTH 150  Topics in Geometry  3  
prob/stat  MTH 241  Statistics 1  3  
applications  MTH 151152  Mathematics for the Liberal Arts 1& 2  6  
two of these three 


6 
The 68 Algebra 1 addon endorsement
This endorsement requires 24 semester hours of mathematics and computer science. However, with the courses available at NVCC, the required areas of course work require more than 24 hours of mathematics and computer science.
Area  Course  Title  Credits 
elementary functions, introductory college algebra, and trigonometry  MTH 166  Precalculus with Trig  5 
linear algebra  MTH 285  Linear Algebra  3 
calculus  MTH 271 or MTH 173  Applied Calculus1 or Calculus w/ Analytic Geometry 1  3 or 5 
euclidean geometry  MTH 150  Topics in Geometry  3 
prob/stat  MTH 241  Stat 1  3 
discrete math  MTH 286  Discrete Mathematics  4 
computer science  CSC 130 or CSC 110  3  