with Certification in Secondary Education

*The BA with Secondary Certification combines a strong major in mathematics with unique professional preparation for teaching in the secondary school classroom. Training in content, methodology, and field experience are supervised by mathematics faculty. Our graduates are in demand as teachers, both statewide and nationally.*

**The Major**

1.** Basic Requirements: **The following courses are required of all mathematics majors seeking secondary certification.

MATH 221 | Calculus I | 4 credits |

MATH 222 | Calculus II | 4 credits |

MATH 223 | Calculus III | 4 credits |

MATH 233 | Linear Algebra I | 3 credits |

MATH 239 | Introduction to Mathematical Proof | 3 credits |

MATH 324 | Real Analysis I | 3 credits |

MATH 330 | Abstract Algebra | 3 credits |

MATH 335 | Foundations of Geometry | 3 credits |

MATH 341 OR MATH 361* | Probability and Applied Statistics Statistics (*Be aware that MATH 360 is a prerequisite for MATH 361) | 3 credits |

**Minimum Competence Requirement**

A grade of C- or better is required for ALL courses listed as Basic Requirements submitted

in fulfillment of the major in Mathematics. Students may not enroll in any course having prerequisites unless the minimum grade of C- has been earned in the prerequisites or unless special permission has been granted in writing by the Chair of the Mathematics Department. Prerequisite courses may not be taken after successful

completion of any subsequent course.

2. Students can tailor their program to academic interests and career goals with elective choices. Students must take at least 2* additional* 300-level courses from the following list. Each is a 3 credit course.

MATH 301 | Mathematical Logic | 3 credits |

MATH 302 | Set Theory | 3 credits |

MATH 315 | Combinatorics | 3 credits |

MATH 319 | Theory of Numbers | 3 credits |

MATH 325 | Real Analysis II | 3 credits |

MATH 326 | Differential Equations | 3 credits |

MATH 328 | Theory of Ordinary Differential Equations | 3 credits |

MATH 332 | Linear Programming and Operations Research | 3 credits |

MATH 333 | Linear Algebra II | 3 credits |

MATH 335 | Foundations of Geometry | 3 credits |

MATH 338 | Topology | 3 credits |

MATH 340 | Modeling Biological Systems | 3 credits |

MATH 345 | Numerical Analysis I | 3 credits |

MATH 346 | Numerical Analysis II | 3 credits |

MATH 350 | Vector Analysis | 3 credits |

MATH 371 | Introduction to Complex Analysis | 3 credits |

MATH 372 | Partial Differential Equations | 3 credits |

MATH 380 | Topics in Mathematics (subtitle) | 3 credits |

MATH 390 | History of Mathematics | 3 credits |

MATH 393 | Honors Thesis* | 3 - 5 credits |

MATH 399 | Directed Study | ** |

* By application for Honors in Mathematics to the Honors Committee

** Credits and elective status determined by consultation with the chair of department.

4.** **To ensure technological competence, each student must take one of the following courses in computer science.

CSCI 119 | Object Oriented Programming | 3 credits |

CSCI 120 | Procedural Programming | 3 credits |

5.** **For Certification (Go to Certification Calendar)** **

INTD 203 | Social Foundations of American Education | 3 credits |

EDUC 204 | Dimensions of Teaching | 4 credits |

SPED 205 | Teaching Secondary Learners with Special Needs | 3 credits |

EDUC 215 | Foundations of Literacy in the Secondary School | 3 credits |

INTD 301 | Topics in Secondary Education: Mathematics^{*} | 3 credits |

INTD 302 | Methods and Materials: Mathematics^{*} | 3 credits |

EDUC 303 | Field Experience: (Adolescence Education) | 3 credits |

EDUC 340/350 | Student Teaching * | 12 credits |

PSYC 216 | Adolescent Development | 3 credits |

H&PE 350 | Health and Safety Issues in the Schools | 1 credit |

*Taught and supervised by the Mathematics Department.