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B.S.Ed. in Mathematics Education

The B.S. Ed. in Mathematics Education degree prepares students to teach in grades 7–12. Mathematics teachers are in great demand, and IUP graduates are highly sought after for teaching positions in Pennsylvania.

Bachelor of Science in Education–Mathematics Education*

 

 

Liberal Studies: As outlined in Liberal Studies section with the following specifications:

Mathematics: MATH 125

Social Science: PSYC 101

Liberal Studies Electives: 3cr, no courses with MATH prefix

43-44

 

College:

31

Preprofessional Education Sequence:

COMM 103

Digital Instructional Technology

3cr

 

EDSP 102

Educational Psychology

3cr

 

Professional Education Sequence:

EDEX 301

Education of Students with Disabilities in Inclusive Secondary Settings

2cr

 

 EDEX 323

Instruction of EnglishLanguage Learners with Special Needs

2cr    

EDSP 477

Assessment of Student Learning: Design and Interpretation of Educational Measures

3cr

 

EDUC 242

Pre-Student Teaching Clinical Experience I

1cr

 

EDUC 342

Pre-Student Teaching Clinical Experience II

1cr

 

EDUC 441

Student Teaching

12cr

 

EDUC 442

School Law

1cr

 

EDUC 456

Teaching Math in the Secondary Schools

3cr

 

 

Major:

36

Required Courses:

MATH 126

Calculus II for Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics

3cr

 

MATH 171

Introduction to Linear Algebra

3cr

 

MATH 216

Probability and Statistics for Natural Sciences

3cr

 

MATH 225

Calculus III for Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics

3cr

 

MATH 271

Introduction to Mathematical Proofs I

3cr

 

MATH 272

Introduction to Mathematical Proofs II

3cr

 

MATH 340

Principles of Secondary School Mathematics

3cr

 

MATH 350

History of Mathematics

3cr

 

MATH 353

Theory of Numbers

3cr

 

MATH 355

Foundations of Geometry I

3cr

 

MATH 430

Seminar in Teaching Secondary School Mathematics

3cr

 

MATH 460

Technology in Mathematics Instruction

3cr

 

 

Other Requirements:

3

COSC 110

Problem Solving and Structured Programming

3cr

 

 

Free Electives:

6–7

 

Total Degree Requirements:

120

 

*See requirements leading to teacher certification, titled “Three-Step Process for Teacher Education,” in the College of Education and Educational Technology.

 

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    210 South Tenth Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
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