Jun 21, 2018  
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 
    
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018

Mathematics, Secondary Education Licensure Concentration, B.S.


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Curriculum Requirements


The concentration prepares students for the licensure in secondary school teaching in addition to B.S. Mathematics degree.

1. 124 Semester Hours:


Complete a minimum of 124 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.7 or higher.

2. General Education Requirement:


Complete the General Education Curriculum  (GEC) required by the university as detailed on the four-year plan of study. Students must have a ‘C’ or better in ENG 1110 , ENG 1210 , and a speaking intensive course.

3. Program Requirements:


5. Additional Requirements


A student must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program in order to enroll in EDU 3150  or a higher-level education course and to enroll in MATH 3100 . To be admitted to the program, a student must:

  • Be recommended by his/her department; have at least a “C” in each ENG 1110 , ENG 1210 , and a speaking intensive course (approved by his/her department) and have at least a 2.7 average both cumulatively and in the required mathematics courses.
  • Have completed or be in the process of completing most of the GEC requirements.
  • Have a passing score on the Praxis I.

Program Notes:


Four- Year Curriculum Plan


Four-Year Curriculum Plan in Mathematics Secondary Education

 For key to symbols used, please see ‘key’ below.

Freshman year

Fall Semester

+  MATH 2010  -  Calculus and Analytic Geometry I ( 4 )  

#  UNIV 1100  -  First Year Seminar ( 2 )  

#  ENG 1110  -  English Composition I ( 3 )  

#  HUM 2410  -  Arts & Humanities I ( 3 )  

#  HEDU 1531  -  Health ( 2 )  

Semester Hours: 14

Spring Semester

+  MATH 2020  -  Calculus and Analytic Geometry II ( 4 )  

†  COMP 2200  -  Logic for the Mathematical Sciences ( 3 )  

#  ENG 1210  -  English Composition II ( 3 )  

#  Arts/Hum (GEC) (3)

@  EDU 3000  -  Introduction to Educational Psychology ( 3 )  

Semester Hours: 16

Sophomore year

Fall Semester

+  MATH 2030  -  Calculus and Analytic Geometry III ( 3 )  

+  MATH 2600  -  Introduction to Abstract Mathematics ( 3 )  

@  EDU 3010  -  Human Growth and Development ( 3 )  

%  PHYS 2305  -  Fundamentals of Physics I ( 3 )  

%  PHYS 2410  -  Fundamentals of Physics Laboratory I ( 1 )  

MFL - Pre-requisite (GEC) (3)

Semester Hours: 16

Spring Semester

+  MATH 3420  -  Linear Algebra I ( 3 )  

t  COMP 2300  -  Discrete Structures for Computation ( 3 )  

t  COMP 1520  -  Programming: C++ ( 3 )   or t COMP 1070  -  Introduction to Programming ( 3 )  

%  PHYS 2310  -  Fundamentals of Physics II ( 3 )  

%  PHYS 2420  -  Fundamentals of Physics Laboratory II ( 1 )  

# MFL - Foreign Language II (GEC) (3)

Semester Hours: 16

Junior year

Fall Semester

# GEC - Speech SI (3)

+  MATH 3020  -  Differential Equations ( 3 )  

+  MATH 4310  -  Advanced Multivariable Calculus I ( 3 )  

+  MATH 4210  -  Introduction to Probability and Statistics I ( 3 )  

@  EDU 2800  -  Computer Utilizations in Instructional Technology ( 3 )  

@  EDU 3030  -  Diversity, Pedagogy and Social Change ( 3 )  

Semester Hours: 18

Spring Semester

#  HIST 1320  -  World Societies ( 3 )  

+  MATH 4430  -  Abstract Algebra I ( 3 )  

@  MATH 4200  -  History of Mathematics ( 3 )   (WI)

@  EDU 3120  -  Inclusive Teaching for Students with Special Needs ( 3 )  

@  EDU 3150  -  Instructional Planning ( 3 )  

Elective (3)

Semester Hours: 18

Senior year

Fall Semester

@  MATH 4100  -  Introduction to Geometries ( 3 )  

# GEC - Social Science (3)

@  MATH 3100  -  Supervised Laboratory Experiences ( 3 )  

@  EDU 3170  -  Assessment of Learning ( 3 )  

@  MATH 3500  -  Elementary Number Theory ( 3 )  

#  PEDU 1541  -  Fitness ( 2 )  

Semester Hours: 17

Spring Semester

@  EDU 4117  -  Methods and Materials in Mathematics ( 3 )  

@  EDU 4217  -  Directed Teaching of Mathematics ( 6 )  

Semester Hours: 9

Total Minimum Credit Hours: 124

A GPA of 2.5 or higher is required both overall and in the Department of Mathematics and Physics for admission to the Teacher Education Program and to student teach.

 

Distribution of Hours

# GEC Core (other than Mathematics and Science) - 33

% Science Core - 8

+ Mathematics Required Course - 29

t Computer Science Required Courses - 9

@ Mathematics Secondary Education Required Courses - 42

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