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BAE Mathematics/Secondary (5-12)


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    The BAE Mathematics/Secondary degree prepares prospective teaching candidates with strong foundations in mathematics and how students learn mathematics. Faculty in the program actively research mathematics teacher development and work closely with teacher candidates to support their development of reflective classroom practices.  Teacher candidates have opportunities throughout the program to apply their practice in classroom placements, tutoring programs and seminars, and undergraduate research.

    What will I study?

    Completion of this major and the general degree completion requirements for education, secondary, satisfies the state requirements for a state mathematics teaching endorsement (secondary, grade levels 5-12).

    Required Courses    Degree Map     Degree Flight Plan
    *MATH 161 Calculus I (5)
    *MATH 162 Calculus II (5)
    *MATH 163 Calculus III (5)
    *MATH 225 Foundations of Mathematics (5)
    *MATH 231 Linear Algebra (5)
    *MATH 241 Calculus IV (5)
    *MTED 392  Methods of Teaching Secondary Math I (3)
    *MATH 460 Continuous Functions (5)
    *MATH 370 Survey of Geometries (5)
    *MATH 385 Probability and An Introduction to Statistics (5)
    *Elective: Choose at least one:
                          MATH 331 Number Theory with Applications
                          MATH 332 Discrete Mathematics with Applications
                          MATH 347 Introductory Differential Equations
                          MATH 431 Group Theory
                          MATH 481 Complex Analysis
    *MTED 393 Methods of Teaching Secondary Mathematics II (3)
    *MATH 432 Rings and Polynomials (5)
    *MTED 490B Secondary Practicum (5)
    *MATH 492 Problem Solving Seminar (5)
    *MTED 493 Methods of Teaching Secondary Mathematics III (3)
    *MATH 387 Regression Concepts (3)
    Total credits for above major: 77 credits

    For complete certification requirements refer to the Department of Education. Course prerequisites may also apply. Minimum total credits for above major and professional education 123 credits.

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    Mathematics Department
    316 Kingston Hall
    Cheney, WA 99004

    phone: 509.359.4315
    fax: 509.359.4700

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