Mathematics Secondary Education (9-12)

Distinctive Program Features

  • Graduates are licensed to teach high school
  • Students work in both middle school and high school classrooms over three semesters during their academic program for a total of approximately 777 hours of actual classroom experience in diverse settings.
  • Students graduate with two majors, one in Secondary Education and one in their teaching area (Mathematics).
  • Students have two academic advisors to assist them in completing their programs and planning their careers.

 

Mathematics Major with Professional Educator Licensure

General Education Requirements (39-41 semester hours)

ACAF 110 Foundations I: Bona Ventura: Cosmic Journey* (4) OR one course from: Aesthetic Awareness (3)
ACAF 120 Foundations II: Continuing the Journey* (3) OR ENGL 112 College Writing II (3)
CMMA 142 Speech Communication (3)
ENGL 111 College Writing I (3)
ENGL 200 Introduction to Literature (3)
PHIL 101 Introduction to Philosophical Thinking (3)
PHIL XXX one additional Philosophy course (3)
THEO 101 Introduction to Theology (3)
THEO XXX one additional Theology course (3)
One course from: Aesthetic Awareness (3)
One course from: History (3)
One course from: Mathematics (met within the major)
One course from: Math, Science or Computer Science (met within the major)
One course from: Social Science (3)
One course from Social Science (from another discipline) (3)
One course from: Science (3-4)
*Required for new, traditional freshmen.

Major Requirements (53 semester hours)
MATH 175 Statistics (4)
MATH 181 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I (5)
MATH 182 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II (5)
MATH 271 Calculus III (3)
MATH 275 Linear Algebra (3)
MATH 280 Differential Equations (3)
MATH 326 Discrete Mathematics (3)
MATH 331 Mathematical Statistics I (3)
MATH 351 College Geometry (3)
MATH 371 Introduction to Analysis (3)
MATH 375 Abstract Algebra I (3)
MATH 389 Methods of Teaching Mathematics in the Middle School (Grades 6-8) (3)
MATH 390 Methods of Teaching Mathematics in the Secondary School (Grades 9-12) (3)
MATH 391 Junior Seminar (1)
MATH 490 Senior Seminar (2)

Major Electives (6 semester hours)*
MATH 320 History of Mathematics I (3)
MATH 321 History of Mathematics II (3)
MATH 310 Theory of Interest (3)
MATH 332 Mathematical Statistics II (3)
MATH 365 Operations Research (3)
MATH 370 Applied Regression Analysis (3)
MATH 380 Numerical Analysis (3)
MATH 494 Topics in Mathematics (3)
*At least 3 semester hours must be chosen from MATH 320, MATH 321
 

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