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Department of Mathematics

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.

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

Professional Education Sequence:

EDEX 301

Education of Students with Disabilities in Inclusive Secondary Settings

2cr

Instruction of EnglishLanguage Learners with Special Needs

EDSP 477

Assessment of Student Learning: Design and Interpretation of Educational Measures

EDUC 242

Pre-Student Teaching Clinical Experience I

1cr

EDUC 342

Pre-Student Teaching Clinical Experience II

EDUC 441

Student Teaching

12cr

EDUC 442

School Law

EDUC 456

Teaching Math in the Secondary Schools

Major:

36

Required Courses:

MATH 126

Calculus II for Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics

MATH 171

Introduction to Linear Algebra

MATH 216

Probability and Statistics for Natural Sciences

MATH 225

Calculus III for Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics

MATH 271

Introduction to Mathematical Proofs I

MATH 272

Introduction to Mathematical Proofs II

MATH 340

Principles of Secondary School Mathematics

MATH 350

History of Mathematics

MATH 353

Theory of Numbers

MATH 355

Foundations of Geometry I

MATH 430

Seminar in Teaching Secondary School Mathematics

MATH 460

Technology in Mathematics Instruction

Other Requirements:

3

COSC 110

Problem Solving and Structured Programming

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.