# Mathematics/Secondary Major, Bachelor of Arts in Education (BAE)

Completion of this major and the General Degree Completion Requirements for Education, Secondary, satisfies the state requirements for a state mathematics teaching endorsement (secondary, grade levels 5–12).

Notes:

- computer literacy proficiency is required

(it can be demonstrated by CPLA 100 and CPLA 101 test, by CPLA 100 and CPLA 101 course credits or by CPLA 120 course credits); - this proficiency must be completed prior to enrollment in MATH 311;

- the above major takes more than 12 quarters at 15–16 credits a quarter;
- effective 09.01.14 all candidates for certification must pass the NES subject matter test to receive an endorsement for certification purposes.

Secondary Education Core | ||

30–hour multicultural education field requirement | ||

EDUC 200 & EDUC 303 & EDUC 309 | ADMISSION TO TEACHER EDUCATION and FOUNDATIONS OF ASSESSMENT and FOUNDATIONS OF SECONDARY CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT | 7 |

EDUC 201 | INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION | 3 |

EDUC 341 | SECONDARY STRATEGIES, MANAGEMENT, ASSESSMENT | 4 |

EDUC 413 | CONTENT AREA LITERACY: MANAGEMENT AND ASSESSMENT FOR SECONDARY EDUCATION CANDIDATES | 4 |

EDUC 420 | ADMISSION TO PROFESSIONAL CANDIDACY | 1 |

EDUC 426 | SECONDARY STUDENT TEACHING 7-12 | 15 |

PSYC 304 | EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY | 5 |

SPED 363 | INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION | 4 |

Total Credits | 43 |

Secondary Education students must complete the required Secondary Education Core and the following courses. | ||

Required Mathematics/Secondary Courses | ||

MATH 161 | CALCULUS I | 5 |

MATH 162 | CALCULUS II | 5 |

MATH 163 | CALCULUS III | 5 |

MATH 225 | FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICS | 5 |

MATH 231 | LINEAR ALGEBRA | 5 |

MATH 241 | CALCULUS IV | 5 |

MATH 370 | SURVEY OF GEOMETRIES | 5 |

MATH 385 | PROBABILITY AND STATISTICAL INFERENCE I | 5 |

MATH 387 | REGRESSION CONCEPTS | 3 |

MATH 432 | RINGS AND POLYNOMIALS | 5 |

MATH 460 | CONTINUOUS FUNCTIONS | 5 |

MATH 492 | PROBLEM SOLVING SEMINAR | 5 |

Required MATH Elective–choose from the following. | 5 | |

DISCRETE MATHEMATICS WITH APPLICATIONS | ||

NUMBER THEORY | ||

INTRODUCTORY DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS and MATHEMATICAL COMPUTING LABORATORY III | ||

APPLIED GROUP THEORY | ||

COMPLEX ANALYSIS | ||

Required MTED Courses | ||

MTED 392 | METHODS OF TEACHING SECONDARY MATH I | 3 |

MTED 393 | METHODS OF TEACHING SECONDARY MATHEMATICS II | 3 |

MTED 490B | SENIOR CAPSTONE: SECONDARY PRACTICUM | 5 |

MTED 493 | METHODS OF TEACHING SECONDARY MATHEMATICS III | 3 |

Total Credits | 77 |

Placement and Clearance Exams

Prior Learning Credits / Sources of Credit AP, CLEP, IB

University Competencies and Proficiencies

General Education Core Requirements (GECR)

Humanities and Fine Arts

(2 courses)—students must choose no more than one course per list:

List 1: Literature

List 2: Fine Arts

List 3: Philosophy and Reasoning

Natural Sciences

(2 courses)—students must choose no more than one course per list:

Anthropology

Biology

Chemistry

Environmental Science

Geography

Physics

Social Sciences

(2 courses)—students must choose no more than one course per list:

List 1: Economics and Government

List 2: Anthropology, Geography, Psychology and Sociology

List 3: History

University Graduation Requirements

Foreign Language

Minor or Certificate

Culture and Gender Diversity in the U.S. Course List

International Studies Course List

Senior Capstone Course List

- All admitted students must officially Declare a Major by the time they reach 90 credits (junior standing).
- Application for Graduation must be made at least two terms in advance of the term you expect to graduate (undergraduate and post-baccalaureate).
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**Student Learning Outcomes—students will**

Note: see Education for additional SLOs.

- understanding of foundational content of modern mathematics and its applications;
- a strong ability to reason mathematically and develop proofs with understanding;
- the values, dispositions, and habits of mind of a community of mathematicians;
- understanding of mathematical learning progressions and connections within secondary mathematics;
- ability to critically read, analyze, evaluate, transform, and implement mathematics education literature;
- a sensitivity and ability to respond to the mathematical thinking of secondary students;
- applications of pedagogical content knowledge for secondary mathematics in planning and teaching;
- habits of mind to continue improving teaching practices that support mathematics learning.