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

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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:

  • 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.
Required 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 (these three courses must be taken concurrently)
7
EDUC 201INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION3
EDUC 341SECONDARY STRATEGIES, MANAGEMENT, ASSESSMENT4
EDUC 413CONTENT AREA LITERACY: MANAGEMENT AND ASSESSMENT FOR SECONDARY EDUCATION CANDIDATES4
EDUC 420ADMISSION TO PROFESSIONAL CANDIDACY1
EDUC 426SECONDARY STUDENT TEACHING 7-1215
PSYC 304EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY5
SPED 363INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION4
Required Mathematics/Secondary Courses
MATH 161CALCULUS I5
MATH 162CALCULUS II5
MATH 163CALCULUS III5
MATH 225FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICS5
MATH 231LINEAR ALGEBRA5
MATH 241CALCULUS IV5
MATH 370SURVEY OF GEOMETRIES5
MATH 385PROBABILITY AND STATISTICAL INFERENCE I5
MATH 387REGRESSION CONCEPTS3
MATH 432RINGS AND POLYNOMIALS5
MATH 460CONTINUOUS FUNCTIONS5
MATH 492PROBLEM SOLVING SEMINAR5
Required MATH Elective–choose from the following.5
DISCRETE MATHEMATICS WITH APPLICATIONS
NUMBER THEORY
INTRODUCTORY DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS
APPLIED GROUP THEORY
COMPLEX ANALYSIS
Required MTED Courses
MTED 392METHODS OF TEACHING SECONDARY MATH I3
MTED 393METHODS OF TEACHING SECONDARY MATHEMATICS II3
MTED 490BSENIOR CAPSTONE: SECONDARY PRACTICUM5
MTED 493METHODS OF TEACHING SECONDARY MATHEMATICS III3
Total Credits120

For information on General Education, see Undergraduate Degree .

Student Learning Outcomes—students will

Note: see Education for additional SLOs.

  • understand and apply the mathematical processes of problem solving, reasoning, communicating and connecting, use varied representations to support and deepen mathematical understanding, and embrace technology as an essential tool for teaching and learning mathematics;
  • demonstrate computational proficiency using various strategies, including a conceptual understanding of numbers, relationships among number and number systems and meanings of operations with all real numbers;
  • understand relationships among quantities, functions, and the analysis of change, and demonstrate a conceptual understanding of and procedural facility with fundamental single variable calculus;
  • use spatial visualization and geometric modeling to explore and analyze geometric figures and apply and use measurement concepts and tools;
  • demonstrate an understanding of concepts and practices related to data analysis, statistics and probability, and apply the fundamental ideas of discrete mathematics in the formulation and solution of problems;
  • possess a deep understanding of how students learn mathematics and of the pedagogical knowledge specific to mathematics teaching and learning.