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2011-12 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2011-12 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics, Mathematics Education Concentration, B.S.


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Major in Mathematics


A major in Mathematics requires the mathematics core of 21 hours plus 15 hours of specified upper-level courses in the department and at least 12 hours of supporting coursework (either in or out of the department). The supporting coursework must complement the student’s program and be approved by the mathematics advisor. A single minor outside the department is required.

Each Mathematics major is required to declare a concentration. Concentrations include Professional Mathematics, Mathematics Education, and Actuarial Science.

Each Mathematics major is required to complete the Seminar in Mathematics, MATH 4990 . All courses in the Mathematics major or minor must be completed with a grade of C (2.00) or better. All courses transferred from other institutions for credit in the Mathematics major or minor must carry a grade of C (2.00) or better and be approved by the department chair.

Each student majoring in the department must complete the following core (21 hours):

Mathematics Core


Each student majoring in the department must complete the following core (21 hours):

NOTE:


*Students in the Mathematics Education concentration must concurrently enroll in MATH 2110  (Data Analysis, 1 hour).
Students with a concentration in Actuarial Science may substitute STAT 3150  for MATH 2010 ; and ACSI 4200  for MATH 3460 .

Mathematics Education Concentration


Students preparing to teach mathematics at the secondary level (grades 7-12) must complete the major in Mathematics with a concentration in Mathematics Education. In addition to the mathematics core, they must take as upper-division coursework MATH 3070 , MATH 4510 , MATH 4620 , MATH 4990 , and one elective in the department. Supporting coursework consists of MATH 3320 , MATH 3330 , MATH 4540 , and CSCI 1170 . A minor in Secondary Education  through  MTeach  is required. Students seeking state licensure must also pass all applicable portions of the Praxis Series Exams, developed and administered by the Educational Testing Service. For the latest information regarding these exams contact the Office of Testing Services (898-2863). To complete their programs of study in a timely manner, students must consult their major and minor advisors each semester.

Recommended Sequence


Freshman


Subtotal: 32 Hours


Subtotal: 32 Hours


Junior


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Senior


Subtotal: 26 Hours


NOTE:


*Approved by advisor
**See Secondary Education Minor  for minor requirements.

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