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Mathematics Education B.S.

This single field program is designed to prepare mathematics teachers of adolescents, largely at the secondary school level (grades 6 through 12). It leads to 6-12 teacher certification in the teaching field of mathematics in Georgia. Candidates complete the equivalent of a major in mathematics and a second major in pedagogical studies with an emphasis on teaching mathematics.

The B.S. in Mathematics Education Secondary is fully accredited by NCATE, the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, is fully approved by Georgia's Professional Standards Commission for 6-12 teacher certification, and is nationally recognized by NCTM, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

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General Education (42 Credit Hours)

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Specific General Education requirements for this major

  • MATH 1190 - Calculus I
  • MATH 2202 - Calculus II

University-Wide Fitness For Living Requirement (3 Credit Hours)

Lower Division Major Requirements (Area F) (19 Credit Hours)

  • The additional two hours for the Lower Division Major Requirements come from Calculus I (a 4-hour course) and Calculus II (a 4-hour course) in General Education.

  • CS 2301 - Programming Principles I
  • EDUC 2110 - Investigating Critical and Contemporary Issues in Education
  • MATH 2203 - Calculus III
  • MATH 2332 - Probability and Data Analysis
  • MATH 2390 - Introduction to Logic, Set Theory, and Proofs

Teaching Field Requirements (24 Credit Hours)

  • MATH 2595 - Mathematics for Middle Grades and Secondary Teachers
  • MATH 3260 - Linear Algebra I
  • MATH 3395 - Geometry
  • MATH 3495 - Advanced Perspectives on School Mathematics Part I
  • MATH 4361 - Modern Algebra I
  • MATH 4495 - Advanced Perspectives on School Mathematics Part II
  • 6 hours selected from any 3000/4000 level Mathematics or Statistics courses except MATH 3316, 3317, 3318, 3390. Note: at most 9 total hours of credit can be given for MATH 3398 (Internship) and at most 3 of these hours can be used as a Teaching Field Elective.

Professional Education (6-12) Requirements (33 Credit Hours)

  • EDUC 2120 - Sociocultural Influences on Teaching and Learning
  • EDUC 2130 - Exploring Teaching and Learning
  • INED 3304 - Education of Exceptional Students
  • MAED 3475 - Historical and Modern Approaches to Mathematics
  • MAED 4415 - Teaching of Mathematics I (6-12)
  • MAED 4416 - Teaching of Mathematics II (6-12)
  • MAED 4417 - Teaching of Mathematics (6-12) Practicum
  • MAED 4475 - Student Teaching: Mathematics (6-12)

Free Electives (3 Credit Hours)

  • Any courses in the university curriculum

= Program Total (124 Credit Hours)

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