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2010 - 2011

BS in Mathematics Education
(74 hours*, including licensure hours)

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  1. Grades below C- will not be acceptable in major courses.
  2. Complete the following core requirements:
      MTHED 117 : Critical Review of School Mathematics. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      MTHED 117 : Critical Review of School Mathematics. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
      PREREQUISITE: MATH 113
      DESCRIPTION: Strengthen understanding of high-school mathematics; gain awareness as mathematics learners in learning communities; learn how to support collaborative communities as teachers.

      MTHED 218 : Task Design and Assessment of Student Understanding. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      MTHED 218 : Task Design and Assessment of Student Understanding. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
      PREREQUISITE: MATH 113 & MATH 290 & MATH 313 & MTHED 117 & SC ED 276R
      DESCRIPTION: Building tasks that elicit important mathematical ideas. Reflecting on and assessing the success of tasks through questioning and other methods of formative assessment.

      MTHED 308 : Mathematics Teaching with Technology. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      MTHED 308 : Mathematics Teaching with Technology. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
      PREREQUISITE: MATH 313 & MATH 362
      DESCRIPTION: Using technology to teach and understand mathematics. Math-specific software and calculators used to investigate Euclidean geometry, non-Euclidean geometry, algorithms, probabilities, etc., research regarding effectiveness.

      MTHED 377 : Mathematics Teaching in the Public Schools. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      MTHED 377 : Mathematics Teaching in the Public Schools. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
      PREREQUISITE: MTHED 218; Departmental consent.
      DESCRIPTION: Mathematics teaching practice in grades 7-12, including lesson/task design, curriculum evaluation, and classroom management in context of practice teaching.

      MTHED 378 : Practicum in Mathematics Education. (1:0:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      MTHED 378 : Practicum in Mathematics Education. (1:0:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
      PREREQUISITE: Concurrent enrollment in MthEd 377.
      DESCRIPTION: Implementing meaningful and engaging instruction for secondary students; developing critical thinking, problem solving, literacy, and democratic character; assessing learner performance.

      Note: Prerequisites for all mathematics education courses will be strictly adhered to.

  3. Complete the following:
  4. Complete one course from the following:

  5. A teaching minor is not needed for licensure. However, it is strongly recommended.
  6. Complete the Professional Education Component:
    • Complete the following:
        CPSE 402 : Educating Students with Disabilities in Secondary Classrooms. (2:2:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        CPSE 402 : Educating Students with Disabilities in Secondary Classrooms. (2:2:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
        PREREQUISITE: Sc Ed 350 or concurrent enrollment; Sc Ed 276R or comparable major course.
        DESCRIPTION: Issues, policies, and methods in teaching secondary students with disabilities in general education classrooms. Lab.

        SC ED 276R : Exploration of Teaching. (3-4:ARR:ARR)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        SC ED 276R : Exploration of Teaching. (3-4:ARR:ARR)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
        PREREQUISITE: Major-area preadmission requirements; FBI fingerprint and background clearance.
        DESCRIPTION: Field-based initial teaching experience directed at helping prospective teachers experience demands and opportunities associated with teaching secondary students.

          (Four hours required)
        SC ED 350 : Adolescent Development in an Education Context. (2:2:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        SC ED 350 : Adolescent Development in an Education Context. (2:2:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
        PREREQUISITE: Sc Ed 276R or comparable major course.
        DESCRIPTION: Adolescent development and its implications for integrated school culture, curriculum design, instructional practices, and assessment.

        SC ED 353 : Multicultural Education. (2:2:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        SC ED 353 : Multicultural Education. (2:2:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
        PREREQUISITE: Sc Ed 350 or concurrent enrollment; Sc Ed 276R or comparable major course.
        DESCRIPTION: Designing and adapting instruction for diverse learners; collaborating with families, cultures, and communities in promoting and sustaining learning.

        SC ED 379 : Classroom Management. (1:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        SC ED 379 : Classroom Management. (1:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
        PREREQUISITE: Concurrent enrollment in Sc Ed 377R and 378, or equivalent major courses.
        DESCRIPTION: Current theory, research, and application in classroom management; creating positive teacher-student and peer relationships; developing optimal learning environments.

        Note: FBI fingerprint and background clearance must be completed prior to enrollment in Sc Ed 276R.

    • Complete 12 hours of one of the following:
        SC ED 476R : Secondary Student-Teaching. (12:ARR:ARR)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        SC ED 476R : Secondary Student-Teaching. (12:ARR:ARR)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
        PREREQUISITE: Completion of all course work or departmental approval; requires a major GPA of 2.85; at least a C- in Sc Ed 377.
        DESCRIPTION: Capstone, field-based, semester-long experience in teaching secondary students; demonstrating proficiency in all program standards. Seminar required.

                    : Secondary Student Teaching - Art.
                    : Secondry Student Teaching - Dance.
                    : Secondary Student Teaching - Foreign Language.
                    : Secondary Student Teaching - French.
                    : Secondary Student Teaching - Consumer Science.
                    : Secondary Student Teaching - Mathematics.
                    : Secondary Student Teaching - Physical Education.
                    : Secondary Student Teaching - Physical Science.
                    : Secondary Student Teaching - Social Science.
                    : Secondary Student Teaching - Spanish.

        SC ED 496R : Academic Internship: Secondary Education. (12:ARR:ARR)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        SC ED 496R : Academic Internship: Secondary Education. (12:ARR:ARR)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
        PREREQUISITE: Completion of all course work or departmental approval; requires a major GPA of 2.85; at least a C- grade in Sc Ed 377.
        DESCRIPTION: Capstone, field-based, year-long experience in teaching secondary students; demonstrating proficiency in all program standards. Seminar required.

                    : Academic Internship: Social Sciences.
                    : Academic Internship: English.
                    : Academic Internship: Mathematics.
                    : Academic Internship: Biological Sciences.
                    : Academic Internship: Physical Sciences.

*Hours include courses that may fulfill university core requirements.



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