Dual Credit

High School Students Interested in Dual Credit Math Courses

Several Missouri State math courses may be taken while you are still in high school, earning you dual credit! These courses include: MTH 130, 134, 136, 137, 138, 261, and 340. Find out more about dual enrollment by visiting Missouri State University Dual Credit - Missouri State University.

Placement Options

To be placed into our Dual Credit math courses students either need to receive an appropriate ACT score, score on the Math Placement exam, and grade in previous math courses with a high school teachers’ recommendation.

MTH 130- A “B” or better in at least Algebra 1 or ACT score of 22 or higher

MTH 134- A “B” or better in at least Algebra 1 or ACT score of 22 or higher

MTH 136- A “B” or better in at least Algebra 1 and Algebra 2 or ACT score of 22 or higher

MTH 137- A “C” or better in MTH 136 or ACT score of 25 or higher

MTH 138- ACT score of 25 or higher

MTH 261- A “C” or better in MTH 137 or 138 or ACT score of 28 or higher

MTH 340- A "B" or better in at least Algebra 1, or ACT score of 22 or higher

 

High School Teachers Interested in Teaching Dual Credit Math Courses 

Thank you for your interest in teaching Dual Credit math through MSU! Find more information about teaching dual credit by visiting Missouri State University Dual Credit - Missouri State University.

MTH Dual Credit Instructor Qualifications 

MTH 130/134/136/137/138/340

Requirement: Teacher must satisfy the following:

  • An earned master’s degree in mathematics from a regionally accredited institution of higher education. Or an earned degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education with at least 18 graduate credit hours in Mathematics. 

Consideration: A teacher would be considered if they satisfied the following:

  • An earned master’s degree from a regionally accredited Institution of higher education with at least 12 graduate credit hours in Mathematics. Up to 6 of the required 18 graduate credit hours in Mathematics may be substituted with tested experience. Tested experience is defined as a minimum of seven years of work experience in the field within the previous ten years.                           
  • An earned master’s degree in mathematics education.     

Consideration for provisional plan of study: A teacher would be considered and possibly placed on a provisional plan of study if they satisfied the following:

  • An earned master’s degree with 12 graduate credit hours in mathematics without tested experience.      

MTH 261

Requirement: Teacher must satisfy the following:

  • An earned master’s degree in mathematics from a regionally accredited institution of higher education. Or an earned degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education with at least 18 graduate credit hours in Mathematics. 
  • Advanced Calculus with a grade of A or B

Consideration for provisional plan of study: A teacher would be considered and possibly placed on a provisional plan of study if they satisfied the following:

  • An earned master’s degree with 18 credit hours in mathematics without the required grade in Advanced Calculus.