Math Secondary Education

Math Secondary Education Four-Year Academic Plan

125 credit hours are required for Bachelor of Science degree. The Mathematics Secondary Education major is a licensure program that prepares students to teach mathematics in high school. Detailed course information can be found in the academic catalog. Students should use Academic Planning on the mySXU portal to schedule courses and track degree progress.

Suggested four year academic plan for the major (courses required in the major are in bold)

Please consult with your academic advisor prior to course selection.

Semester 1 Credit Hours
TRANS 100: Transitions 1
PHIL 140: The Examined Life 3
COMM 101: Speech Fundamentals 3
ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing 3
MATH 200: Discrete Math 3
MATH 201: Calculus I 4
Semester 2 Credit Hours
FYS 175: First Year Seminar 3
GE Fine Arts and Literature (Diversity) 3
PSYCH 101: Principles of Psychology 3
MATH 202: Calculus II 4
MATH 211: Linear Algebra 4
Semester 3 Credit Hours
MATH 203: Calculus III 4
EDU 200: Profession of Teaching 3
EDU 202: Educational Psychology 3
PSYCH 201: Adolescent Development 3
GE Biology with Lab 4
Semester 4 Credit Hours
MATH 301: Advanced Calculus 4
Application Area Course I 3
GE Arts and Humanities 3
GE Physical Science 3
EDU 377: Historical and Social Trends in American Education 3
Semester 5 Credit Hours
MATH 305: Probability and Statistics I 3
MATH 307: Modern Geometry 3
MATH 300 Level Elective 3
EDU 323: Survey of Students with Exceptionalities 3
EDU 397: Literacy Instruction for Diverse Learners 3
Semester 6 Credit Hours
MATH 306: Probability and Statistics II 3
MATH 308: History of Mathematics 3
MATH 300 Level Elective 3
Application Area Course II 3
POLSC 101: Intro to U.S. Government 3t
Semester 7 Credit Hours
EDU 370: Principles and Practices of the Middle and Secondary Schools 3
MATH 309: Abstract Algebra 3
MATH 375: Methods Teach. Math 3
MATH 399: Senior Seminar 1
GE Global Literature 3
GE Global Literature 3
Semester 8 Credit Hours
EDU 345: Seminar in Teaching and Learning 3
EDU 349: Student Teaching 9

Mathematics Minor

Students must complete 18 credit hours in mathematics. A grade of C or better is required. Consult the academic catalog for course options.