Bachelor of Arts/Sciences in Mathematics Education

The Bachelor of Arts/ Science in Mathematics Education degree has five basic components:

  1. General Education & Institutional Requirements
  2. Secondary Education Teaching (SET) Licensure Program Requirements
  3. Foreign Language Requirement (Bachelor of Arts only)
  4. Mathematics Core Requirements
  5. Mathematics Program Requirements
  6. Secondary Education Teaching (SET) Licensure Program Admission and Professional Requirements

Graduation Requirements

DSU General Education & Institutional Requirements

All DSU General Education and Institutional requirements must be fulfilled. A previously earned degree may fulfill those requirements, but courses must be equivalent to DSU’s minimum General Education standards in American Institutions, English, and Mathematics.

Institutional Requirement in Computer Literacy
Computer Literacy Course(s)0-6
General Education Core Requirements
English GE Courses3-7
Information Literacy GE Course0-1
Mathematics GE course3-5
American Institutions GE course(s)3-6
Life Sciences GE course(s)3-10
Physical Sciences GE course(s)3-5
Laboratory Science GE course0-1
Fine Arts GE course3
Literature/Humanities GE course3
Social & Behavioral Sciences GE course3
Exploration GE course3-5
Two (2) Global & Cultural Perspectives Courses0-6
Secondary Education Teaching (SET) Licensure Program Requirements
Complete one of the following through General Education or elective credit:
HIST 1700American Civilization3
POLS 1100American Government3
Complete one of the following through General Education or elective credit:
FCS 1500Human Development Lifespan3
PSY 1010General Psychology3
PSY 1100Human Development Through Lifespan3
Complete the following program prerequisite courses:
EDUC 1010Foundations/Intro to Education3
EDUC 2010Intro to Exceptional Learners3
EDUC 2400Foundations Multicultural/ESL3
EDUC 2500Instructional Technology in K-12 Classrooms3
EDUC 3110Educational Psychology3
Bachelor of Arts: Foreign Language Requirement3-16
Complete one of the following:
- Complete 16 credits in a single foreign language, through earned credit (grade C or higher), credit by examination, or vertical credit from the courses listed on the GE Foreign Language Requirement page 1
- Complete a 2020 or higher foreign language course listed below (grade C or higher)
- Complete a 3060 foreign language course listed below (grade C or higher)
- Receive 16 transfer credits for GEFL 1000 (8) and GEFL 2000 (8) in a single foreign language (grade C or higher)
OR
Complete a 1020 course listed below in a second foreign language (grade C or higher) AND one of the following:
1. In a language not taught at DSU, receive 12 FLATS exam credits for FLAT 1000 (8) and FLAT 2000 (4)
or
2. In a language not taught at DSU, receive 12 transfer credits articulated as GEFL 1000 (8) and GEFL 2000 (4) (all grade C or higher) in a language not currently taught at DSU
OR
Available only to students who are nonnative English speakers, complete one of the following:
- Complete 16 credits of ESL courses listed below (grade B or higher)
- Complete ESL 2750 or ESL 2760 (grade B or higher).
- Submit one of the following test scores required for unconditional DSU admission: TOEFL (61 iBT, 173 CBT, or 500 PBT); or Michigan (70); or USU-IELE equivalent score. Other tests may be accepted for admission to DSU but will not fulfill this requirement. Official scores must be submitted to the Registrar’s Office.
Total Hours3-16
1

General Education Foreign Language Classes may be found on the General Education page.

Core Discipline Requirements
MATH 1040Introduction to Statistics3
MATH 1210Calculus I5
MATH 1220Calculus II4
MATH 2200Discrete Mathematics3
MATH 2210Multivariable Calculus3
MATH 2270Linear Algebra3
MATH 2280Ordinary Differential Equation3
MATH 3000History of Mathematics3
MATH 3100Euclidean / Non-Euclidean Geom3
MATH 3200Introduction to Analysis I3
MATH 3400Probability & Statistics3
MATH 3900Number Theory3
MATH 4000Foundations of Algebra3
Mathematics Program Requirements
CS 1400Fundamentals of Programming3
PHYS 2210
  & PHYS 2215
Physics/Scientists Engineers I
   and Physics/Scientists Engineers Lab
5

Secondary Education Teaching (SET) Licensure Program Admission

To be admitted to the SET Licensure Program and enroll in professional courses:

  • USOE R277-504-3 A(3) “requires candidates to maintain a cumulative university GPA of 3.0, and receive a C or better in all education related courses and major required content courses"

and students must pass the appropriate PRAXIS II content area subject test(s). In addition, one of the following must be completed:

  • Students with BA/BS degrees in progress must have completed at least 95% of major coursework and have approval of major academic content area department advisor
  • Students with completed BA/BS or higher degrees must have their transcripts reviewed by content area department advisor
Secondary Education Teaching (SET) Licensure Program Professional Requirements
Semester I
SCED 3720Reading Writing Content Areas3
SCED 4100Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment3
SCED 4600Classroom Management3
MATH 4500Methods Teach Secondary Math3
Semester II
SCED 4900Secondary Student Teaching10
SCED 4989Student Teaching Seminar2

Graduation Requirements

  1. Complete a minimum of 120 college-level credits (1000 and above).
  2. Complete at least 40 upper-division credits (3000 and above).
  3. Complete at least 30 upper-division credits at DSU for institutional residency.
  4. Cumulative university GPA 3.0 or higher.
  5. Grade C or higher required (not C-) in each Mathematics Core Requirement and Program requirement course.
  6. USOE R277-504-3 A(3) “requires candidates to maintain a cumulative university GPA of 3.0, and receive a C or better in all education related courses and major required content courses"
  7. 3.0 GPA or higher in Education and Secondary Education program prerequisite and professional courses.

Graduation Plan 

1st Year
Fall SemesterHours
CIS 1200Computer Literacy3
MATH 1210Calculus I5
General Education (American Institutions)13
General Education (Fine Arts)3
MATH 1001FYE: Mathematics1
General Elective1
 Term Hours16
Spring Semester
LIB 1010Information Literacy1
General Education (Social and Behavioral Sciences)13
MATH 2200Discrete Mathematics3
ENGL 1010Introduction to Writing3
General Education (Life Sciences)3
MATH 1220Calculus II4
 Term Hours17
2nd Year
Fall Semester
MATH 2270Linear Algebra3
MATH 3000History of Mathematics3
MATH 3200Introduction to Analysis I3
PHYS 2210
  & PHYS 2215
Physics/Scientists Engineers I5
ENGL 2010Interm Writing Selected Topics:3
 Term Hours17
Spring Semester
EDUC 1010Foundations/Intro to Education3
MATH 2210Multivariable Calculus3
MATH 2280Ordinary Differential Equation3
MATH 3900Number Theory3
General Education (Literature/Humanities [GLOCUP])3
General Elective1
 Term Hours16
3rd Year
Fall Semester
CS 1400Fundamentals of Programming3
EDUC 2400Foundations Multicultural/ESL (GLOCUP)3
MATH 1040Introduction to Statistics3
MATH 4000Foundations of Algebra3
EDUC 2010Intro to Exceptional Learners3
 Term Hours15
Spring Semester
EDUC 2500Instructional Technology in K-12 Classrooms3
EDUC 3110Educational Psychology3
MATH 3100Euclidean / Non-Euclidean Geom3
MATH 3400Probability Statistics3
General Education (Exploration)3
 Term Hours15
4th Year
Fall Semester
MATH 4500Methods Teach Secondary Math3
SCED 3720Reading Writing Content Areas3
SCED 4100Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment3
SCED 4600Classroom Management3
 Term Hours12
Spring Semester
SCED 4900Secondary Student Teaching10
SCED 4989Student Teaching Seminar2
 Term Hours12
Total Hour: 120