Dec 05, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Mathematics Education, BSED


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The program leading to the BSEd degree with a major in mathematics education prepares the student for teaching mathematics at one of two different specializations. The secondary mathematics specialization prepares the student for teaching mathematics in grades 7-12. The middle level education specialization prepares the student for teaching grades 4-8 with a specialization in mathematics. Graduates from the program also have the option to continue their formal education at the graduate level or work in government or industry.  

*See requirements leading to teacher certification, titled “3-Step Process for Teacher Education,” in the College of Education and Communications  section of this catalog.

Liberal Studies: 43-45


As outlined in the Liberal Studies Requirements  with the following specifications:

Social Science:


(2)

Natural Science:


(3)

Liberal Studies Elective: 3


  • No courses with MATH prefix

College: 29-31


Major: 19


Specialization Areas:


Select one specialization

Total Degree Requirements Secondary Mathematics: 120


Total Degree Requirement Middle Level Mathematics: 121


(*) See requirements leading to teacher certification, titled ”3-Step Process for Teacher Education,” in the College of Education and Communications   section of this catalog.

(1) Students in the secondary mathematics specialization take MATH 125  and students in the middle level specialization take MATH 121 .

(2) Students in the secondary mathematics specialization take PSYC 101  and students in the middle level specialization take ECON 101  or ECON 121 ; GEOG 101 , GEOG 102 , GEOG 104 ; and PLSC 101  or PLSC 111 .

(3) Students in the middle level specialization take BIOL 103  or BIOL 104  or BIOL 106  /BIOL 116 ; SCI 105 .  

(4) Students in the secondary education specialization only.

(5) The following courses are excluded MATH 100 , MATH 101 , and MATH 150 . This course can be used as part of the 6crs of math needed to apply for Step 1 of Teacher Education.

(6) The course meets the PDE requirement of 4cr in geoscience for Middle- Level Education Grades 4-8 certification

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