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Middle/Secondary with Concentration in Mathematics

(grades 5-9)
This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2011 - Spring 2012 catalog year. For more
information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Bachelor of Science in Middle and Secondary Education with Concentration in Mathematics — Leading to
Certification in Grades 5-9

Major: MISE

Concentration: Mathematics

Degree: BS

Department: Middle and Secondary Education (MISE)

Unit: College of Education and Human Development (ED)

Teacher Education Admission Requirements: A minimum of 45 semester hours; 2.75 or higher overall recommended GPA;
3.0 or higher GPA in EDTP 107 and 201; 21 or higher ACT Composite Score recommended, “C” or better in English 102,
“C” or better in Oral Communication course. Other requirements as outlined in Application Packet.

General Education

Type Hours

General Education Requirements 34

The following are recommended courses to fulfill General Education Requirements:

COM 115 Interpersonal Communication (OC)


3
PHYS 111 Elements of Physics (S, SL)
4
PAS 227 Survey of American Diversity (SBCD1)
3
OR SOC 210 Race in the U.S. (SBCD1)

Pre-Professional Courses

Type Hours

EDTP 101, Academic Orientation 1

EDTP 201, The Teaching Profession (SB) 3

EDTP 107 Human Growth and Development 3

Note: You must be admitted to teacher education before enrolling in core professional courses.

Core Professional Courses


Type Hours

EDTP 301 General Methods 3

EDTP 328 Building Learning Communities 3

EDTP 330 Building Learning Communities Field Experience 1

EDTP 345 Special Populations in Schools 3

EDTP 346 Special Populations in Schools Field Experience 1

EDTP 355 Assessment and Research 3

EDTP 408 Middle School Math Methods 3

EDTP 421 Intensive Field Experience 1

EDTP 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3

EDTP 506 Public Schools in America 3

Total 24

Mid-Point Assessment: Prior to Middle/Secondary Student Teaching Satisfactory dispositions assessment; Satisfactory mid-
point portfolio review; Positive recommendation from Middle/Secondary Program Committee; Completion of required Core
courses with a "C" or better.

Type Hours

EDTP 417 Student Teaching: Middle School 12

EDTP 477 Capstone Seminar 3

Concentration in Middle Grades Mathematics

Type Hours

MATH 190 Precalculus


4
(or MATH 111 and MATH 112)

MATH 151 Mathematics for Elementary Education I 3

MATH 152 Mathematics for Elementary Education II 3

MATH 180 Elements of Calculus


3
(or MATH 205 Calculus I)

MATH 107 Finite Mathematics 3


MATH 109 Elementary Statistics 3

MATH 350 Geometric Investigations 3

MATH 451 Problem Solving in NumberSystems 3

PHYS 221 Fundamentals of Physics I 3

PHYS 222 Fundamentals of Physics II 3

PHYS 223 Fundamentals of Physics I Lab 1

PHYS 224 Fundamentals of Physics II Lab 1

Total 30

Related and Supporting Courses (12 - 15 credit hours)

Type Hours

Courses must be approved by advisor. 12-15

Type Hours

Minimum Total 123

Degree Assessment

Satisfactory dispositions assessment; "B-" or better in Student Teaching; satisfactory portfolio; 2.50 GPA in Concentration
courses; 3.0 in Professional Education courses.

Certification Assessment

Passing scores on required PRAXIS exams.