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University Catalog

Secondary Education: Mathematics (Bachelor of Science)

Students that are interested in becoming a high school mathematics teacher will complete:

  • General Education Requirements for a Bachelor degree
  • Mathematics core
  • Secondary Educational Core Courses

Program Requirements

Required Math Courses

CRN Course Name Credits
MAT 128 College Algebra 3 credits
MAT 180 Finite Mathematics I: Logic 3 credits
MAT 255 Calculus I 4 credits
MAT 256 Calculus II 4 credits
MAT 280 Finite Mathematics II: Linear Models 3 credits
MAT 290 Geometry 3 credits
MAT 350 History of Mathematics 3 credits
MAT 351 Statistics I 3 credits
MAT 352 Statistics II 3 credits
MAT 357 Abstract Algebra 3 credits
MAT 370 Calculus III 4 credits
Total 36 credits

Secondary Education Core Courses

CRN Course Name Credits
EDU 302 Classroom Assessment 3 credits
EDU 303 Education of Exceptional Children 3 credits
EDU 303L Exceptional Child Lab 1 credit
EDU 335 Technology in Education 3 credits
EDU 335L School Technology Lab 1 credit
EDU 339 Classroom Management 3 credits
EDU 358 Secondary Methods I 3 credits
EDU 358L Secondary Methods I Lab 1 credit
EDU 359 Secondary Educational Methods II 3 credits
EDU 359L Secondary Methods II Lab 1 credit
EDU 401 Education Psychology 3 credits
EDU 401L Classroom Management Lab 1 credit
EDU/SED 403 Intervention Strategies 3 credits
EDU 403L Intervention Strategies Lab 1 credit
EDU 454 Reading & Writing Across the Secondary Curriculum 3 credits
EDU 454L Content Literacy Lab 1 credit
EDU 477 Multicultural Curriculum Design 3 credits
EDU 406 Student Teaching* 12 credits
Total 49 credits

*Student Teaching Requirements

  1. Completion of required math courses
  2. Completion of Required Secondary Education Core Courses
  3. Cumulative GPA of 2.5
  4. A minimum grade of “C” in all of the education courses and at least 24 hours in the content area
  5. Successful completion of the Core Academic Skills for Educators Praxis exam (required prior to Education coursework)
  6. Successful completion of the Praxis II exam
  7. During student teaching, finalize portfolio with mentor teachers

Suggested Course Sequencing

Fall Semester Freshman Year

CRN Course Name Credits
HUM 102 First Year Experience 3 credits
ENG 100 English Composition I 3 credits
  General Education - Natural Science 4 credits
MAT 128 College Algebra 3 credits
MAT 180 Finite Math I 3 credits
Total 16 credits

Spring Semester Freshman Year

CRN Course Name Credits
MAT 280 Finite Math II 3 credits
ENG 101 English Composition II 3 credits
PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology 3 credits
  General Education - Oral Communication 3 credits
COS 103 Introduction to Information Technology 4 credits
Total 16 credits

Fall Semester Sophomore Year

CRN Course Name Credits
MAT 255 Calculus I 4 credits
MAT 290 Geometry 3 credits
  General Education - Foreign Language 3 credits
  General Education - History 3 credits
  Electives 3 credits
Total 16 credits

 

Spring Semester Sophomore Year

CRN Course Name Credits
  EDU 339 Classroom Management 3 credits
MAT 256 Calculus II 4 credits
MAT 350 History of Math 3 credits
  General Education - Literature 3 credits
  General Education - Foreign Language 3 credits
  General Education - Visual & Performing Arts 3 credits
Total 19 credits

Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators Exams to be passed to continue


Fall Semester Junior Year

CRN Course Name Credits
MAT 351 Statistics I 3 credits
EDU 303 Educating Exceptional Child 3 credits
EDU 303L Exceptional Child Lab 1 credit
EDU 401 Educational Psychology 3 credits
EDU 401L Classroom Management Lab 1 credit
EDU 358 Secondary Methods I 3 credits
EDU 358L Secondary Methods I Lab 1 credit
Total 15 credits

Spring Semester Junior Year

CRN Course Name Credits
MAT 352 Statistics II 3 credits
EDU 302 Classroom Assessment 3 credits
EDU 335 Technology in Education 3 credits
EDU 335L School Technology Lab 1 credit
EDU 403 Intervention Strategies 3 credits
EDU 403L Intervention Strategies Lab 1 credit
EDU 477 Multicultural Curriculum Design 3 credits
Total 17 credits

Fall Semester Senior Year

CRN Course Name Credits
MAT 357 Abstract Algebra 4 credits
MAT 370 Calculus III 4 credits
EDU 359 Secondary Methods II 3 credits
EDU 359L Secondary Methods II Lab 1 credit
EDU 454 Reading/Writing Across the Secondary Curriculum 3 credits
EDU 454L Content Literacy Lab 1 credit
Total 16 credits

Praxis II exam must be passed before beginning Student Teaching


Spring Semester Senior Year

CRN Course Name Credits
EDU 406 Student Teaching (see requirements) 12 credits
Total 12 credits