2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Teaching Major in Mathematics (BA/BS)

CIP Code

13.1311

92-93 credits

Required Courses

MATH 165Calculus 1

4

MATH 166Calculus 2

4

MATH 215Discrete Systems

4

MATH 217Linear Algebra

4

MATH 221Probability and Statistics

3

MATH 249Pre-College Mathematics from an Advanced Viewpoint 1

3

MATH 250Pre-College Mathematics from an Advanced Viewpoint 2

3

Complete one concentration

Concentration 1: Middle school, 22 credits

MATH 201Mathematics for Elementary Teachers 2

3

MATH 202Mathematics for Elementary Teachers 3

3

MATH 310Topics in Algebra for the Elementary and Middle School Teacher

3

MATH 316Topics in Number Theory for the Elementary and Middle School Teacher

3

MATH 360Topics in Geometry for the Elementary and Middle School Teacher

3

At least 6 credits from (as approved by advisor)

MATH 251Introduction to Mathematics of Finance

2

MATH 267Calculus 3

4

MATH 311Algebraic Structures

3

MATH 335Mathematical Models

3

MATH 345Survey of Geometries

4

MATH 416Theory of Numbers

3

MATH 460History of Mathematics

3

MATH 470Intermediate Analysis

3

Total Credit Hours:47

Concentration 2: Secondary school, 23 credits

MATH 267Calculus 3

4

MATH 311Algebraic Structures

3

MATH 335Mathematical Models

3

MATH 345Survey of Geometries

4

MATH 460History of Mathematics

3

MATH 470Intermediate Analysis

3

At least 3 credits from (as approved by advisor)

MATH 251Introduction to Mathematics of Finance

2

MATH 320Probability

4

MATH 374Differential Equations

3

MATH 377Complex Analysis

3

MATH 411Abstract Algebra 1

3

MATH 415Mathematics of Coding and Communication

3

MATH 416Theory of Numbers

3

MATH 441Geometry and Topology

3

MATH 445Differential Geometry

3

MATH 456Introduction to Operations Research

3

MATH 462Numerical Analysis 1

3

MATH 471Real Analysis 1

3

MATH 473Boundary Value Problems

3

MATH 475Topics in Partial Differential Equations

3

MATH 497Student-Faculty Colloquium

1 TO 6

Total Credit Hours:48

Students are encouraged to take CS 120 and PHYC 120. PHYC 120 satisfies the TIER 1 natural science requirement in the University Core Curriculum. All students will be required to take a comprehensive exam designated by the department.

Senior High, Junior High/Middle School Education Program

Professional Education Sequence, 45 credits

Decision Point 3 Courses

EDSE 460Student Teaching: Secondary School

6 TO 7

EDSE 465Elective Student Teaching: Secondary, Junior High/Middle, or All-Grade

3 OR 5

Total Credit Hours:12

Decision Point 1 Courses -- must be taken prior to Decision Point 2 courses

EDMU 205Introduction to Multicultural Education

3

EDPS 251Human Growth and Development for Secondary Education

3

MATH 150Introduction to Teaching Mathematics in Secondary Schools

3

Total Credit Hours:9

Decision Point 2 Courses -- must be completed prior to Decision Point 3 courses

EDFO 420Social, Historical, and Philosophical Foundations of Education

3

EDJH 385Principles of Teaching in the Middle School

3

EDPS 390Learning & Assessment in Secondary Education

3

EDSE 320Reading for Diverse Learners in Secondary Content Classes

3

EDSE 380Principles of Teaching in the Secondary School

3

MATH 331Technology for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment in Mathematics

3

MATH 393Teaching and Learning Mathematics in the Middle School

3

MATH 395Teaching and Learning Mathematics in the Secondary School

3

Total Credit Hours:24

Total Credit Hours: 92-93

See Professional Education Assessment/Decision Points for additional information.