Teaching Specialty - Mathematics
Major: Mathematics Education
Degree Type: B.A. or B.S.
Required Degree Credits to Graduate: 122
General Education Requirements
|First Year Experience (F):|
|HD&E 189||Skills for Academic Success (Students transferring in 24 or more credits do not need to take HD&E 189.)||1|
|ENGL 110||College Composition I||3|
|ENGL 120||College Composition II||3|
|One Course in Upper Level Writing. Select from current general education list||3|
|COMM 110||Fundamentals of Public Speaking||3|
|Quantitative Reasoning (R):|
|MATH 165||Calculus I||4|
|Science & Technology (S):|
|A one-credit lab must be taken as a co-requisite with a general education science/technology course unless the course includes an embedded lab experience equivalent to a one-credit course. Select from current general education list||10|
|Humanities & Fine Arts (A): Select from current general education list||6|
|Social & Behavioral Sciences (B): Select from current general education list||6|
|Wellness (W): Select from current general education list||2|
|Cultural Diversity (D): Select from current general education list|
|Global Perspectives (G): Select from current general education list|
A grade of ‘C’ or better is required in all Teaching Specialty requirement courses and the Professional Education requirement courses.
|General Education Requirements||40|
|Teaching Specialty Requirements|
|CSCI 160||Computer Science I||4|
|MATH 165||Calculus I||4|
|MATH 166||Calculus II||4|
|MATH 265||Calculus III||4|
|MATH 270||Introduction to Abstract Mathematics||3|
|MATH 374||Special Problems In Mathematics||1|
|MATH 420||Abstract Algebra I||3|
|MATH 429||Linear Algebra||3|
|MATH 440||Axiomatic Geometry||3|
|MATH 450||Real Analysis I||3|
|MATH 478||History of Mathematics||3|
|Select two 300-400 level MATH courses approved by the department. MATH 266 may be used as one of these electives.||6|
|Professional Education Requirements|
|EDUC 321||Introduction to Teaching||3|
|EDUC 322||Educational Psychology||3|
|EDUC 451||Instructional Planning, Methods and Assessment||3|
|EDUC 481||Classroom Practice Methods of Teaching I: (Math)||3|
|EDUC 485||Student Teaching Seminar||1|
|EDUC 486||Classroom Management for Diverse Learners||3|
|EDUC 487||Student Teaching||9|
|EDUC 488||Applied Student Teaching||3|
|EDUC 489||Teaching Students of Diverse Backgrounds||3|
|Degree Requirements: Potential of a minimum of 7 credits to reach 122||7|
Degree Requirements and Notes
- A GPA of 2.75 or better in the teaching specialty is required for placement in student teaching and exit from the program.
- A GPA of 2.75 or better in professional education as well as passing the appropriate Praxis II exam are required to exit the program.
- Courses taken Pass/Fail will not be used to satisfy any requirements other than total credits.
- See School of Education for admission requirements.
*If double majoring in mathematics and mathematics education, take STAT 467 Probability and Mathematical Statistics I and STAT 468 Probability and Mathematical Statistics II in place of STAT 367/368. And MATH 421 Abstract Algebra II and MATH 451 Real Analysis II should be taken as electives.