# B.S. in Mathematics & B.S. in Secondary Education Dual Degree Option

If you want to teach Mathematics at the secondary level, we recommend that you obtain the dual degree in Mathematics and Secondary Education. The plan of studies includes 120 credit hours and allows you to earn two B.S. degrees within four years. With these two degrees, you will have a teaching license and will be able to teach at the middle and high school levels.

The program can be completed in four year, and includes an internship year teaching with a Mentor Teacher.

## Plan of Studies

### Year 1 (28 cr.)

#### Fall Semester (13 cr.)

- MATH-M 215 - Calculus I (5 cr.)
- UCOL-U 101 - First Year Seminar (2 cr.)
- HON-H 100 Freshman Honors Seminar (3 cr.)

- ENG-W 131 - Composition I (3 cr.)
- SPCH-S 121 - Public Speaking (3 cr.)

#### Spring Semester (12 cr.)

- MATH-M 216 - Calculus I (5 cr.)
- MATH-M 393 - Bridge (3 cr.)
- ENG-W 231 - Professional Writing (3 cr.)
- Elective, e.g., HPER-P 141 Fundamentals of Human Movement (3 cr.)

#### Summer Semester (3 cr.)

- MATH-T 336 Geometry (3 cr.)

### Year 2 (27 cr.)

#### Fall Semester (12 cr.)

- MATH-M 311 - Calculus III (3 cr.)
- MATH-M 380 - History of Math (3 cr.)
- MATH-M 366 - Stats (3 cr.)
- MATH-M 447 - Math Models (3 cr.)

#### Spring Semester (12 cr.)

- MATH-M 303 - Linear Algebra (3 cr.)
- MATH-M 448 - Math Models 2 (3 cr.)
- HFA Elective Gen Ed e.g., HIST-H 105 - American History (3 cr.)
- BSS Elective Gen Ed, e.g., SOC-S 100 Intro Sociology (3 cr.)

#### Summer Semester (3 cr.)

- MATH-T 321 Intuitive Topology (3 cr.)

### Year 3 (37 cr.)

#### Fall Semester (12 cr.)

- MATH-M 371 - Computational Methods (3 cr.)
- MATH-M 413 - Real Analysis (3 cr.)
- PHYS-P 201 - Physics 1 (5 cr.)
- Elective Credit (1 cr.)

Apply to Student Teaching by Dec 1 of your Junior Year

#### Spring Semester (13 cr.)

- MATH-M 403 - Modern Algebra (3 cr.)
- MATH-M 499 - Senior Seminar (3 cr.)
- EDUC-X 175 - Advanced Test Taking (1 cr.)
- HFA Elective Gen Ed, e.g., FINA-S 280 - Metalsmithing & Jewelry Design I (3 cr.)
- Elective Credit, e.g., BUS-F 260 - Personal Finance (3 cr.)

Take CASA exam by April 30 of your Junior Year

#### Summer Semester (12 cr.)

- EDUC-P 254 - Educational Psych (3 cr.)
- EDUC-K 306 - Intro to Special Needs (3 cr.)
- EDUC-F 203 - The Adolescent Mind (3 cr.)
- EDUC-M 300 - Educ in a Pluralistic Soc (3 cr.)

Take Praxis 2 and apply to TEP by Aug 15 of your Junior Year

### Year 4 (28 cr.)

#### Fall Semester (12 cr.)

- EDUC-M 314 - General Methods (3 cr.)
- EDUC-M 464 - Reading Methods (3 cr.)
- EDUC-M 457 - Math Methods (3 cr.)
- EDUC-M 401 - Field Experience (3 cr.)

#### Spring Semester (16 cr.)

- EDUC-M 480 - Student Teaching (12 cr.)
- EDUC-M 420 - Capstone (3 cr.)

You will work closely with an advisor from the School of Education and from the Math department. At the end of four years you will have earned two undergraduate degrees, and will have the credentials necessary for teaching at in a secondary school grades 5-12.

Please contact Teresa Price for questions regarding Mathematics, and Carla Bowen for questions regarding education courses and teacher licensure.