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Bachelor of Science in Education/Mathematics

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Bachelor of Science in Education/Mathematics

The Bachelor of Science in Education with a specialization in Secondary Education Mathematics prepares graduates to teach a broad range of mathematics in grades 5-12. The program is aligned with the developmental and pedagogical standards for both the middle school/junior high and high school levels as defined by the Indiana Department of Education.

Programs are aligned to standards for the related Special Professional Associations (SPAs).

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Degree Requirements
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Students receiving the Bachelor of Science in Education, Secondary Education (Mathematics) must complete 120 total credit hours including:

  • EDUC-F 201 Exploring the Personal Demands of Teaching: Laboratory Experience (2 cr.); AND
    EDUC-F 202 Exploring the Personal Demands of Teaching: Field Experience (1 cr.)
    Fundamental Literacies: Oral Communication requirement
  • MATH-M 215 Calculus I (3 credits apply toward General Education Curriculum; 2 credits apply toward Major Concentration)
    Fulfills Fundamental Literacies: Quantitative Reasoning requirement

  • An overall GPA of 2.75 is required for admission into the Teacher Education Program (TEP).
  • Students must successfully complete EDUC-P 250 and EDUC-W 200.
  • Students must complete the requirements of Checkpoint 1 prior to acceptance into the Teacher Education Program.
  • All courses are 3 credit hours, unless otherwise noted.

Major Requirements (80 cr.)
  • CSCI-B 100 Problem Solving Using Computers (4 cr.)
  • COAS-Q 110 Introduction to Information Literacy (1 cr.)
    Fulfills Additional Requirements: Information Literacy requirement
  • EDUC-K 306 Teaching Students with Special Needs in Secondary Classrooms
  • EDUC-M 301 Laboratory/Field Experience (1 cr.)
  • EDUC-M 314 General Methods for Senior High/Junior High/Middle School Teachers
  • EDUC-M 401 Laboratory/Field Experience (1 cr.)
  • EDUC-M 420 Student Teaching Seminar (2 cr.)
  • EDUC-M 457 Methods of Teaching Senior High/Junior High/Middle School Mathematics
  • EDUC-M 464 Methods of Teaching Reading
  • EDUC-M 480 Student Teaching in the Secondary School (10 cr.)
  • EDUC-P 407 Psychological Measurement in the Schools
  • EDUC-P 475 Adolescent Development and Classroom Management
  • EDUC-W 310 Integrating Technology K-12
  • HPER-X XXX Any approved course (2 cr.)
  • MATH-M 215 Calculus I (5 cr.)
    2 credits apply toward Major Concentration; 3 credits apply toward General Education Curriculum 
  • MATH-M 216 Calculus II (5 cr.)
  • MATH-M 260 Combinatorial Counting and Probability
  • MATH-M 261 Statistical Inferences (2 cr.)
  • MATH-M 301 Linear Algebra and Applications
  • MATH-M 311 Calculus 3 (5 cr.)
  • MATH-M 391 Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning
  • MATH-M 403 Introduction to Modern Algebra I
  • MATH-M 447  Mathematical Models/Applications 1
  • MATH-N 390 The Natural World
    VT: Mathematics as a Human Activity
  • MATH-T 336 Topics in Euclidean Geometry
  • MATH-T 436 Secondary Mathematics for Teachers

Electives (7 cr.)

The Secondary Education Mathematics major requires 7 elective credits. Please see your advisor regarding approved electives.

Academic Bulletins

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2022-2023 Campus Bulletin
2021-2022 Campus Bulletin
2020-2021 Campus Bulletin
2019-2020 Campus Bulletin
2018-2019 Campus Bulletin
2017-2018 Campus Bulletin
2016-2017 Campus Bulletin
2015-2016 Campus Bulletin
2014-2015 Campus Bulletin

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