Secondary Education in Mathematics (B.S.)

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Typical Course Sequence

Below is a typical course sequence for the Secondary Education in Mathematics bachelor's degree program. Schedules will vary by student, depending on areas of interest.

Semester 1Credits Semester 2Credits
Introduction to Programming Techniques3Matrices2
Calculus with Analytic Geometry I4Calculus with Analytic Geometry II4
Introductory Psychology3Natural Science course3
Rhetoric and Composition3Literature Selection3
First-Year Seminar1Arts course3
Natural Science course3Health and Physical Activity1.5
Total Credits17Total Credits16.5
Semester 3  Semester 4 
Effective Speech3Elementary Combinatorics3
Statistical Analysis I3Education in American Society3
Concepts of Discrete Mathematics4Experimental Methods3
Calculus and Vector Analysis4Introductory Field Experience1-3
Learning and Instruction3Effective Writing3
   Introduction to Teaching English Language Learners3
  Introductory Field Experience1-3
Total Credits17Total Credits17-21
Semester 5  Semester 6 
Concepts of Real Analysis3Teaching Secondary Mathematics3
Geometry for Teachers4Teaching Mathematics in Technology-Intensive Environments3
Inclusive Special Education Foundations4Linear Algebra3
Arts course3Evidence-Based Methods for Teaching Secondary
Students with Disabilities in Inclusive Settings
Senior-level Mathematics course3Adolescence3
Health and Physical Activity1.5Natural Science course3
Total Credits18.5Total Credits18
Semester 7  Semester 8 
Teaching Secondary Mathematics II3Practicum in Student Teaching— Secondary Education15
Basic Abstract Algebra3  
Introduction to Probability Theory3  
Senior level Mathematics course3  
Clinical Application of Instruction—
Secondary Education
3No additional coursework permitted during Student
Total Credits15Total Credits15