Mathematics - with Secondary Certification BA/BS

The Mathematics major is characterized by a balance between theory and application, beginning in the pre-calculus sequence and continuing through to upper division courses.  The secondary education mathematics degree is designed to prepare students for their secondary teaching certification.

General Education Core

Written Communication
Select one of the following:6.00
COLLEGE WRITING
and RESEARCH WRITING
COLLEGE WRITING AND RESEARCH
Oral Communication
Select one of the following:3.00
PRINCIPLES OF SPEECH
INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION
SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION
PUBLIC SPEAKING
Mathematical Ways of Knowing
MATH-170CALCULUS I4.00
Humanistic & Artistic Ways of Knowing
Select one of the following:3.00
INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE
WORLD CLASSICS
INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE
Select one of the following:3.00
SURVEY OF ART
THE ART AND HISTORY OF THE MOTION PICTURE
INTRODUCTION TO THE ARTS
SURVEY OF MUSIC
MUSIC IN AMERICA
WORLD MUSIC
HISTORY OF MUSICAL THEATER
SURVEY OF THE THEATER
Scientific Ways of Knowing
PHYS-211ENGINEERING PHYSICS I4.00
Select one from the following:3.00-4.00
SCIENCE FOR LIFE
PLANTS AND PEOPLE
HUMAN BIOLOGY
HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I
THE CHEMISTRY OF DAILY LIFE
GENERAL, ORGANIC AND BIOCHEMISTRY
PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY I
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE
INTRODUCTION TO FORENSIC SCIENCE
ENVIRONMENTAL EARTH SCIENCE
INTRODUCTION TO EARTH SYSTEMS
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS
INTRODUCTION TO NATURAL SCIENCES
NATURAL SCIENCE FOR ELEMENTARY EDUCATOR
Social & Behavorial Ways of Knowing
PSYC-205DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY3.00
Select one of the following:3.00
CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
WORLD PREHISTORY
INTRODUCTION TO NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES
PRINCIPLES AND THEORY OF MACROECONOMICS
PRINCIPLES AND THEORY OF MICROECONOMICS
INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHY
HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION
HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION
UNITED STATES HISTORY TO 1865
UNITED STATES HISTORY SINCE 1865
DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
HUMAN RELATIONS IN ORGANIZATIONS
AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT
COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
CURRENT SOCIAL PROBLEMS
Diversity
Select one from the following:3.00
CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
WORLD PREHISTORY
INTRODUCTION TO NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES
RACE AND ETHNICITY
COMMUNICATION AND DIVERSITY
INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE
NATIVE AMERICAN WRITTEN LITERATURE
INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHY
HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION
HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION
UNITED STATES HISTORY TO 1865
UNITED STATES HISTORY SINCE 1865
DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
ELEMENTARY NEZ PERCE LANGUAGE I
ELEMENTARY NEZ PERCE LANGUAGE II
COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
ELEMENTARY SPANISH I
ELEMENTARY SPANISH II
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II
Integrative Seminar: Ethics & Values
Select one of the following:3.00
ID 300A - 300T (see course descriptions for option)
HELLS CANYON INSTITUTE
Foreign/Heritage Language
Take 16 credits of language if selecting Bachelor of Arts degree16.00
Total Credits38.00-39.00

Program Requirements

Secondary certification candidates must meet the graduation requirements for their major and the Secondary Teacher Education Program and must have two advisors. (see below)

Major Courses
CS-111FOUNDATIONS OF PROGRAMMING4.00
MATH-175CALCULUS II4.00
MATH-186DISCRETE MATHEMATICS3.00
MATH-275CALCULUS III4.00
MATH-300INTRODUCTION TO MATHEMATICAL REASONING3.00
MATH-320PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS3.00
MATH-340LINEAR ALGEBRA3.00
MATH-386POSTULATION GEOMETRY3.00
MATH-460ABSTRACT ALGEBRA I3.00
MATH-480REAL ANALYSIS I3.00
PHYS-212ENGINEERING PHYSICS II4.00
Math Electives
Select 3 credits numbered 200 or above 13.00
Science Electives
Select 4 credits of 300/400 level from NS Division 14.00
General Electives
Select 7 elective credits7.00
Secondary Education Certificate
See Secondary Education Certificate Requirements below39.00
Total Credits90.00
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See Catalog section "Education Division: Secondary Teacher Certification" regarding certification requirements for this major. Selective course choices could be affected

Secondary Education Certificate Requirements

Application for admission to the Teacher Education Program is required after successful completion of Phase I courses.

Phase I - Professional Foundations of Education
ED-214PRINCIPLES OF EDUCATION 13.00
ED-318ASSESSMENT OF LEARNING 13.00
ED-321EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY 13.00
ED-330CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE CLASSROOM (may be taken in Phase I or Phase II)2.00
SE-322INCLUSION STRATEGIES K-12 (may be taken in Phase I or Phase II)3.00
Phase II - Professional Studies in Education
ED-445INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES AND CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT, 6-123.00
ED-449TEACHING METHODS IN THE CONTENT AREA3.00
ED-453MEDIA AND TECHNOLOGY FOR TEACHING3.00
RE-422READING IN THE CONTENT AREA K-123.00
Phase III - Professional Internship (last semester)
ED-452INTERNSHIP SEMINAR1.00
ED-460PROFESSIONAL INTERNSHIP IN EDUCATION 6-1212.00
Total Credits39.00
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Additional requirements must be met for teacher certification. See your Education Division advisor for details.

No grade lower than a “C-” will be accepted in any General Education core, Content Major, or Professional Foundations course. No grade lower than a “B-” will be accepted in any Professional Studies or Professional Internship secondary education course

A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 is required for admission into the Secondary Teacher Education Program. Candidates must also maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA in their content area classes.

Summary

General Education Core38
General Electives7
Mathematics Program37
Program Electives7
Secondary Education39
Total128