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Secondary Mathematics Education

MTSED-BS


Dr. Kimberly Hartman, Dean (727) 712-5890

Major: Mathematics Education MTSED-BS
Track: Mathematics (6-12)
Degree: Bachelor of Science in Education
 

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APPROVED REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENTS WITH CATALOG YEAR
20111/0445 (BEGINNING 8/22/2011) OR LATER
~ REFER TO CURRICULUM FILES FOR PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR REQUIREMENTS ~


Admissions Requirements

PREREQUISITE: Admission to the College of Education - Mathematics Education

EDUCATION PREREQUISITES: Grade of C or higher required
EDF 1005 INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION 3
EDF 2085 TEACHING DIVERSE POPULATIONS 3
EME 2040 INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY 3

Additionally, the general education requirements and state-mandated prerequisites must be satisfied.
+ 12 credits of college-level Mathematics (with a grade of "C" or higher) to include:
Calculus & Analytic Geometry I 4
Calculus & Analytic Geometry II 4
Elective in Mathematics (any MAC, MTG, or MAS prefix course) 4


  GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES
   # Enhanced World View Requirement
     A. COMMUNICATIONS 9
     B. HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS 6
     C. MATHEMATICS 6
     D. NATURAL & PHYSICAL SCIENCES 6-7
     E. SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES 6
     F. ETHICS 3
     G. COMPUTER/INFORMATION LITERACY COMPETENCY

Students who have earned a previous AA or bachelor’s degree should consult an advisor for transcript review.
14-16 credits – College-level Mathematics to include College Algebra or higher and Geometry and to include:

  • 4-5 credits - Calculus & Analytic Geometry I (MAC 2311)
  • 4-5 credits - Calculus & analytic Geometry II (MAC 2312)

CORE REQUIREMENTS (27 credits) - Grade of C or higher required
EDF 3214     * STUDENT DEVELOPMENT AND LEARNING PRINCIPLES K-12 (5 SB HRS)
EDF 4430 MEASUREMENT, EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENT IN EDUCATION K-12 2
EDF 4781 EDUCATIONAL ISSUES FOR THE 21st CENTURY 2
EDG 3410 CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNICATION K-12 2
EEX 3012      * NATURE AND NEEDS OF EXCEPTIONAL STUDENTS K-12 (10 SB HRS)
MAE 4940     * INTERNSHIP: SECONDARY MATHEMATICS EDUCATION 6-12
RED 4335       READING IN THE CONTENT AREA

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS (33 credits) - Grade of C or higher required
MAD 3107 DISCRETE MATHEMATICAL STRUCTURES 3
MAE 3320 INTERACTIVE MIDDLE SCHOOL MATHEMATICS PROJECTS 3
MAE 3941     * INTERACTIVE MIDDLE SCHOOL MATHEMATICS PROJECTS PRACTICUM (60 SB HRS)
MAE 4330 INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS IN SECONDARY MATHEMATICS WITH TECHNOLOGY 3
MAE 4642 ASSESSING COGNITIVE AND AFFECTIVE ISSUES IN LEARNING MATHEMATICS 2
MAE 4942     * INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS IN SECONDARY MATHEMATICS WITH TECHNOLOGY PRACTICUM (60 SB HRS)
MAS 3105 LINEAR ALGEBRA WITH APPLICATIONS 4
MAS 4203 NUMBER THEORY 3
MAS 4301 INTRODUCTORY ABSTRACT ALGEBRA 3
MGF 4301 TRANSITIONS TO ADVANCED MATHEMATICS 3
MHF 4404 PERSPECTIVES IN MATHEMATICS 3
MTG 3212 MODERN GEOMETRIES 4

ESOL REQUIREMENTS (3 credits) - Grade of C or higher required
TSL 3080     * ESOL ISSUES: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES I K-12 (15 SB HRS)

TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS

123

* School-based hours total 150 clinical hours plus a 15-week internship.

ADDENDUM: Additional Graduation Requirements

Cultural Diversity: Six credits with an international or diversity focus. This requirement may have been satisfied in the first 60 semester hours.

Foreign Language: Two years in high school or one year of college instruction in a single foreign language.

NOTES: For admission and graduation a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher is required. Questions regarding admissions, please consult with the Dean of College of Education.

Completing all program requirements, including ESOL, demonstrating competency in the Florida Educator Accomplished Practices (FEAPS) at the pre-professional level, passing all sections of the Florida Teacher Certification Examination (FTCE), and passing the final internship are conditions of graduation.

Students who have questions concerning catalog year requirements should consult the appropriate SPC College catalog or an academic advisor. Students who have questions concerning state mandated prerequisites should consult www.facts.org. and review the appropriate common prerequisite manual or see an academic advisor.
C&I 12/7/10 ~ BOT 2/22/11