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Mathematics (9-12) Licensure


The secondary education in mathematics teacher licensure program provides appropriate learning experiences for beginning teachers to meet the needs, capabilities, and interests of high school students studying mathematics. The program is designed to assist teacher candidates in acquiring mathematics content knowledge for teaching, and in developing the skills and dispositions to teach in a learning environment that is focused on active involvement and engaged learning activities

Requirements
To complete the secondary grades teacher education program and earn licensure in mathematics for grades 9-12, students must complete the requirements for general education and their chosen major, as well as the following licensure requirements.

Students must be admitted in the Teacher Education Program to enroll.

Refer to the Undergraduate Course Catalogue for official information about licensure requirements.


Mathematics (9-12) Licensure
From the General Education RequirementsThe general education requirements of the College including these specific courses in the following areas:
PSY - 312: Psychology of Exceptional Individuals (3 cr.)
SOC - 335: Race and Ethnic Relations (3 cr.)
or
EDU - 345: Language Minorities in Public Schools (3 cr.)

Mathematics Major Concentration CoursesMAT - 180: Integrated Precalculus (4 cr.)
MAT - 181: Integrated Precalculus/Calculus B (4 cr.)
or
MAT - 191: Calculus I (4 cr.)
MAT - 212: Calculus II (4 cr.)
MAT - 213: Calculus III (4 cr.)
MAT - 220: Linear Algebra (3 cr.)
MAT - 248: Statistical Concepts and Methods for Mathematicians (3 cr.)
MAT - 250: Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning (3 cr.)
MAT - 334: Modern College Geometry (3 cr.)
MAT - 340: Probability and Mathematical Statistics (3 cr.)
MAT - 420: Modern Abstract Algebra (3 cr.)
MAT - 760: Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching (2 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
MAT - 764: Methods of Teaching Middle and Secondary Mathematics (3 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
Choose one of the following
CS Modules (3)
CS - 190: Beginning Programming (3 cr.)

Professional Education Requirements for Secondary Education (9-12) Licensure - 28-30 hoursProfessional Education, General
EDU - 232: Schools and Social Change (3 cr.)
EDU - 234: Teaching and Learning (3 cr.)
EDU - 305: Web 2.0 Technologies for Public School Classrooms (1 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
EDU - 434: Inclusion and the Adolescent Learner (3 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
EDU - 436: Literacy and Learning in the Content Areas (3 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
Professional Education, Methods
3-5 credit hours of Professional Education, Methods as appropriate to the required concentration

Internship - last semester of teacher education program
EDU - 460: Colloquium in Education (3 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
EDU - 490: Observation and Directed Teaching (9 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)


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