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
and MATHEMATICAL COMPUTING LABORATORY III
APPLIED GROUP THEORY
COMPLEX ANALYSIS
Required MTED Courses
MTED 392METHODS OF TEACHING SECONDARY MATH I3
MTED 393METHODS OF TEACHING SECONDARY MATHEMATICS II 3
MTED 490BSENIOR CAPSTONE: SECONDARY PRACTICUM 5
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.

  • 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.