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Bachelor of Science
Mathematics - Secondary Education Track

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: 4
COMM 1110 
Select one of the following courses: 
ITDS 2726/ITDS 2727/ITDS 2735/ITDS 2746/ITDS 2748/ITDS 2749/ITDS 2755
Select one of the following courses:
EURO 2105/LIBR 1105/LEAD 1705/POLS 2401/Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, or 2002/Any Area C-E course with a study abroad component.
Note: the two extra hours may be used as electives. 

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: 11 
Select two lab science courses from below: 
ASTR 1105/1305; BIOL 1215; BIOL 1225; CHEM 1211/1211L; CHEM 1212/1212L;
GEOL 1112/1322; GEOL 2225; ITDS 1215 (lab included); PHYS 1111/1311;
PHYS 1112/1312; PHYS 1125/1325; PHYS 2211/2311; PHYS 2212/2312
Take one 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 1107/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: 18 
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
MATH 1165 Computer-Assisted Problem Solving
Guided electives 1 (3 or 6 hours)

1 Guided electives will be selected from among freshman and sophomore level courses in mathematics and education requiring the approval of a faculty advisor and the Mathematics Department Chair.

Area G Program Requirements          Required Hours: 59-62
MATH 2125 Intro to Discrete Mathematics
MATH 3155 Foundations of Adv. Math
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
SPED 2256 Intro to Exceptional Learner
EDUC 2110 Critical & Contemporary Issues in Education
EDUC 2120 Exploring Diversity in Education Context
EDUC 2130 Exploring Learning & Teaching (Course may be a Area F Guided Elective)
EDSE 4225 Curriculum & Methods in Sec Math
EDMG 4222 Teaching Math in Middle Grades
EDUF 4115 Classroom Management
EDCI 4485 Student Teaching
EDUF 4205 Integrating Technology for Student Teachers

Area H Program Electives                  Required Hours: 3
If one of the following is not taken in Area F, then choose from:
EDSE 2285 Practicum in Middle & Secondary Math
MAED 2246 Tutoring in mathematics
Otherwise, choose from:
MATH 3107 Differential Equations
MATH 4195 Undergraduate Research in Math
MATH 5114 Set Theory
MATH 5116 Number Theory
MATH 5165 Numerical Analysis
MATH 5176 Statistical Design & Analysis
STAT 5177 Applied Regression Analysis
STAT 5125 Discrete Mathematics
MATH 5555 Selected Topics in Mathematics

Total Hours Required: 125-128


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