Mathematics, BS, Secondary Education Concentration

The program of study for the BS in Mathematics with a Concentration in Secondary Education is designed to prepare the graduate for a career as a certified professional in teaching Mathematics at the secondary level.

Program Requirements

Core Curriculum (Areas A-E)42
All Core Curriculum requirements for the BS in Mathematics with a Concentration in Secondary Education degree are shown under Core Curriculum in the Graduation Requirements section of the Undergraduate Catalog.
Lower Division Major Requirements (Area F)18
CSCI 1301Computer Science I 10 or 3
or CSCI 1371 Computing for Engineers
MATH 1501Calculus I (1 hour if taken in Area D2 or Area A)1 or 4
MATH 2140Introductory Linear Algebra3
MATH 2502Calculus II 21 or 4
MATH 2503Calculus III4
MATH 1401Elementary Statistics (0 if taken in Area D2)0 or 3
MATH 2020Introductory Discrete Math 33
Upper Division Major Requirements (Sec. Ed.)25
MATH 3005A Transition to Higher Math3
MATH 3006Communication in Mathematics1
MATH 3110Survey of Algebra3
MATH 3220Applied Statistics3
MATH 3303Differential Equations3
MATH 3520Introduction to Analysis3
MATH 4050Methods of Teaching Sec. Math3
MATH 4231Modern Geometry3
MATH 4250Elementary Number Theory3
MATH 4989Senior Capstone Project0
Education Related Electives27
EDUC 2110Invest. Critical/Contem. Issue3
EDUC 2120Exploring Socio-Culture3
EDUC 2130Exploring Learning & Teaching3
EDUC 3030Exploring-Exceptional Learner3
EDUC 3200Secondary Curr. & Assessment3
EDUC 3210Classroom Methods & Mgmt.3
EDUC 4003Secondary Level Seminar1
EDUC 4725Secondary Practicum2
EDUC 4730Secondary Level Internship3
EDUC 4731Secondary Level Internship3
Choose at least eight hours of electives. 4,5
Total Credit Hours120

For the BS in Mathematics (Concentration in Secondary Education), no course labeled MATH or EDUC with a grade of D may be used for credit towards graduation. No more than one (1) D in any course may be used towards credit for graduation.

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