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Core Requirements

SECONDARY MATHEMATICS EDUCATION

CORE Requirements 48 Credit Hours

Communicating in the World 12 Credit Hours
*EN100 College Writing
*EN101 Literature for Composition
Two Additional Electives

The Human Experience 11 Credit Hours
RE (any religion course)
Literature (200 or 300 level)
Healthy Lifestyles (two activity courses)
One Additional Elective

Scientific Experience 8 Credit Hours
PS240 Physics I
PS250 Physics II

Analysis 8 Credit Hours
MA211 Pre-Calculus I
MA212 Pre-Calculus II

Global Society and its Culture 9 Credit Hours
Elective in Economics, Sociology, History, or Political Science
Elective in American Culture
Elective in Non-American Culture

MAJOR Requirements 47 Credit Hours
MA120 Computer Applications
MA211 Calculus I
MA212 Calculus II
MA201 Statistics
MA205 Applied Statistics
MA220 Foundations of Geometry
MA230 Finite Mathematics
MA250 Discrete Mathematics I
MA313 Calculus III
MA314 Elementary Differential Equations
MA320 Elements of Geometry
MA330 Applied Mathematics
MA350 Discrete Mathematics II
MA360 Linear Algebra
MA410 Real Analysis
MA460 Abstract Algebra

Education Concentration: 27 Credit Hours
ED222 Literacy in the Content Area
ED406 Curriculum Building
ED420 Student Teaching
ED422 Reflective Practitioner
ED434 Learning Theory
ED436 Models of Instruction

Total Credits: 127 Credit Hours
*A grade of C or better is required
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Additional Requirements for Secondary Education Concentration:

Students majoring in Mathematics who wish to pursue a secondary certification track must meet the following requirements:
1. For admission to 200 level education courses, official copies of PRAXIS I (reading, writing, mathematics) passing score for Delaware must be submitted from ETS to the institution.
2. Admission to Teacher Candidacy is a condition for enrollment in the ED 400 level methods courses in the Middle/Secondary concentration. Admission to teacher candidcay requires that the following criteria be met:
•   a grade point average of 3.00
•   successful defense of a third year teacher candidate portfolio
•   submission of a criminal background check
•   a valid negative TB test
You will be assigned an education advisor in addition to your major advisor when admitted to teacher candidacy.
3. Admission to Student Teaching
Prior to placement in student teaching, teacher candidates must have met the following requirements:
•   overall grade point average of 3.00
•   methods grade point average of 3.00 (ED406, 436, and 434)
•   submission of official passing PRAXIS II scores in the secondary mathematics content area (Delaware cut scores) to the institution, prior to submitting an application for student teaching
•   a valid negative TB test
•   submission of student teaching application in the semester prior to student teaching (9/1 is deadline for application submission for Soring; 2/1 is deadline for application submission for Fall).
4. Graduation with Concentration
•   Successful completion of student teaching at the "exemplary" level on summative student teaching evaluations
•   Submission of "exemplary" student teaching portfolio
•   Overall grade point average of 3.00

Proposed Course Schedule