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Degree Program Course Requirements

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Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics
and Secondary Education


Area A Essential Skills                                                 Required Hours: 9
ENGL 1101 (with a grade of "C" or better) 
ENGL 1102 (with a grade of "C" or better)
Select one of the following courses: 
MATH 1113/MATH 1131

Area B Institutional Options                                        Required Hours: 5
COMM 1110 
Select two of the following courses: 
ITDS 2726/ITDS 2727/ITDS 2735/ITDS 2746/ITDS 2748/ITDS 2749/ITDS 2755/LIBR 1105
Select one of the following courses:
EURO 2105/LEAD 1705/POLS 2401/Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, or 2002
Note: the extra hour may be used as an elective. 

Area C Humanities/Fine Arts                                       Required Hours: 6 
Select one of the following humanities courses: 
ENGL 2111/ENGL 2112/ITDS 1145*/ITDS 1155/ PHIL 1105 
Select one of the following fine arts courses: ARTH 1100/ITDS 1145*/MUSC 1100/THEA 1100 
*ITDS 1145, though listed under both humanities and fine arts, may be taken only once.

Area D Science/Math/Technology                              Required Hours: 10 
Select one science course with a lab; the other course may be lab or non-lab: 
ANTH 1145 (no lab); ASTR 1105/1305 (lab optional); ASTR 1106/1305; BIOL 1215 (lab included); BIOL 1125 (no lab); BIOL 1225 (lab included); CHEM 1151/1151L; CHEM 1152/1152L; CHEM 1211/1211L; CHEM 1212/1212L; ENVS 1105 (no lab); GEOL 1121 (lab included); GEOL 1122/1322; GEOL 2225 (lab included); ITDS 1215 (lab included); PHYS 1111/1311; PHYS 1112/1312; PHYS 1125/1325 (lab optional); PHYS 2211/2311; PHYS 2212/2312
Take the following course: 
MATH 1131/MATH 1132

Area E Social Sciences                                                 Required Hours: 12
Select one course from the following two courses:
HIST 2111
HIST 2112 
Take the following course:
POLS 1101 
Select one behavioral science course from the following courses:
ECON 2105/ECON 2106/PHIL 2135/PSYC 1101/SOCI 1101 
Select one world cultures course from the following courses:
ANTH 1105/ANTH 2105/ANTH 2136/ENGL 2136/GEOG 1101/HIST 1111/HIST 1112/ITDS 1146/ITDS 1156 

Wellness Requirement                                                Required Hours: 3
PELM 1205 
Select any one PEDS course. 

Area F Courses Related to Major                               Required Hours: 24 
MATH 1131 Calculus/Analytical Geometry 1 (one semester hour from Area A or D)
MATH 1132 Calculus/Analytical Geometry 2 (four semester hours or one semester hour from Area D)
MATH 2135 Calculus/Analytical Geometry 3
MATH 2115 Introduction to Linear Algebra
CPSC 1301 Computer Science 1
EDUF 2116 Human Development, Motivation, and Learning
EDUF 2215 The American Educational Experience
SPED 2256 Introduction to the Exceptional Learner in General Education
Guided electives1 (0-3 hours)
1 Guided elective will be selected from among freshman and sophomore level courses in science, business, and education based upon student interests and career goals and requiring the approval of a faculty advisor and the Mathematics Department Chair.

Area G Program Requirements                                    Required Hours: 54
MATH 2125 Intro to Discrete Mathematics
MATH 3155 Foundations of Advanced Mathematics
MATH 3175 Introduction to Probability
MATH 4795 Senior Seminar in Mathematics
MATH 5111 Introduction to Abstract Algebra 1 
MATH 5151 Introduction to Real Analysis 1
MATH 5175 Mathematical Statistics
MATH 5135 College Geometry
MATH 5185 History of Mathematics
EDSE 2225 Intro to Secondary Math
EDSE 4225 Curriculum and Methods in Secondary Mathematics
EDMG 4222 Teaching Math in Middle Grades
EDUF 2105 Diversity in Education
EDUF 4115 Classroom Management
EDCI 4485 Student Teaching
Foreign Language 2001*

*The student will need to meet the corresponding prerequisites for this course.  This may result in increased hours in the program.

Area H: Program Electives                              Required Hours: 0-2
EDUF 4205 Integrating Technology for Student Teachers (required if competency test is not satisfied)

Total Hours Required: 123-125



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