Completion of the mathematics courses and the professional education sequence of courses lead to certification as a secondary teacher of mathematics.
Students with a major in secondary education mathematics must maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or greater overall, in the major, and/or minor(s) with no grade below a "B-" in the professional education sequence and no grade below a "C" in the major and/or minor(s).
For department information or additional degree requirements, go to the Mathematics and Computer Sciences department page.
Bulletin Year: 2022 - 2023 Undergraduate Bulletin
For related information from the bureau of labor statistics, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/education-training-and-library/high-school-teachers.htm
|Total Credits Required||120|
|Required Courses in Major||34-38|
|DATA 109 Introduction to Statistics (4 cr.) [QUAR] or||3-4|
|MA 371 Probability (3 cr.)|
|MA 161 Calculus I [QUAR]||4|
|MA 163 Calculus II||4|
|MA 211 Linear Algebra||3|
|MA 265 Calculus III||4|
|MA 312 Abstract Algebra I||3|
|MA 331 Geometry for Educators||4|
|One 300-level MA course (exclude courses with middle digit of 5)||3-4|
|Two 400-level MA courses||6-8|
|Other Required Course||4|
|CS 255 Computing for Teachers* or||4|
|CS 120 Computer Science I (4 cr.) [QUAR]|
|ED 201 Introduction to Education||2|
|ED 231 Teaching for Learning in the Secondary Classroom||4|
|ED 301 Dimensions of American Education||2|
|ED 319 Teaching of Reading for Secondary Teachers||3|
|ED 361 Special Education and the General Classroom Teacher||2|
|ED 380 Practicum in the Secondary School||2|
|ED 430 Teaching in the Secondary School||11|
|ED 450 Seminar in Teaching||1|
|ED 483 Educational Media Technology||2|
|MA 350 Methods and Materials in Teaching Secondary School Mathematics||4|
This major does not require a minor.
*CS 255 is no longer being offered.