Curriculum

Curriculum

Current students: See these Important Math Education Forms for more detailed recommended academic plans and other requirements for the Secondary Math Education major. Refer to the University Bulletin for course descriptions and more degree requirements. Or find other resources on the Current Students page.

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 1 Credits   Semester 2 Credits
Introduction to Programming Techniques 3 Matrices 2
Calculus with Analytic Geometry I 4 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II 4
Introductory Psychology 3 Natural Science course 3
Rhetoric and Composition 3 Literature Selection 3
First-Year Seminar 1 Arts course 3
Natural Science course 3 Health and Physical Activity 1.5
Total Credits 17 Total Credits 16.5
 
Semester 3     Semester 4  
Effective Speech 3 Elementary Combinatorics 3
Statistical Analysis I 3 Education in American Society 3
Concepts of Discrete Mathematics 4 Experimental Methods 3
Calculus and Vector Analysis 4 Introductory Field Experience 1-3
Learning and Instruction 3 Effective Writing 3
    Introduction to Teaching English Language Learners 3
    Introductory Field Experience 1-3
Total Credits 17 Total Credits 17-21
 
Semester 5     Semester 6  
Concepts of Real Analysis 3 Teaching Secondary Mathematics 3
Geometry for Teachers 4 Teaching Mathematics in Technology-Intensive Environments 3
Inclusive Special Education Foundations 4 Linear Algebra 3
Arts course 3 Evidence-Based Methods for Teaching Secondary
Students with Disabilities in Inclusive Settings
3
Senior-level Mathematics course 3 Adolescence 3
Health and Physical Activity 1.5 Natural Science course 3
Total Credits 18.5 Total Credits 18
 
Semester 7     Semester 8  
Teaching Secondary Mathematics II 3 Practicum in Student Teaching— Secondary Education 15
Basic Abstract Algebra 3    
Introduction to Probability Theory 3    
Senior level Mathematics course 3    
Clinical Application of Instruction—
Secondary Education
3 No additional coursework permitted during Student
Teaching
 
Total Credits 15 Total Credits 15