Mathematics Major (B.S.)(Combined B.S./M.A.T. with Teacher Certification in Grades K-6 and Teacher of Students with Disabilities)

Program Requirements

Students must complete 42 credits of General Education requirements and 3-9 credits of World Languages and Cultures Requirements.

Requirements for the graduate portion of this dual degree program can be found here.
Mathematics Core
MATH 122Calculus I4
MATH 221Calculus II4
MATH 222Calculus III4
MATH 335Linear Algebra4
MATH 340Probability3
Mathematics Specialization
MATH 320Transitions to Advanced Mathematics3
MATH 350College Geometry3
MATH 433Theory of Numbers3
MTHM 201Mathematics in Elementary Schools I3
MTHM 302Mathematics in Elementary Schools II3
Mathematics Electives9
Complete a minimum of 9 semester hours from the list below.
Collateral Courses
PHYS 191University Physics I4
CSIT 111Fundamentals of Programming I3
Complete 1 course from the following:4
Physical Anthropology
Biological Sciences
The Living World
The Biology of Human Life
Introductory Chemistry
Planet Earth
Physical Geology
Earth and the Environment
Understanding Weather and Climate
Historical Geology
Total Credits54

Mathematics Electives

Complete 9 semester hours from the following:

MATH 323Complex Variables3
MATH 368Fluid Mechanics3
MATH 398Vector Calculus3
MATH 420Ordinary Differential Equations4
MATH 421Partial Differential Equations3
MATH 425Advanced Calculus I3
MATH 426Advanced Calculus II3
MATH 431Foundations of Modern Algebra3
MATH 471Selected Topics in Modern Mathematics3
MATH 475History of Mathematics3
MATH 485Applied Combinatorics and Graph Theory3
MATH 487Introduction to Mathematical Cryptography3
MATH 490Honors Seminar3
MATH 491Research in Mathematics Education3
MATH 495Topics for Undergraduates1-3
MATH 497Mathematics Research I1-3
MATH 498Mathematics Research II1-3
STAT 330Fundamentals of Modern Statistics I3
STAT 441Statistical Computing3
STAT 442Fundamentals of Modern Statistics II3
STAT 443Introduction to Mathematical Statistics3
STAT 481Introduction to Statistical Data Mining3
STAT 487Statistical Genomics3
STAT 495Topics in Statistical Science1-3
STAT 497Undergraduate Research in Statistical Science1-3

Teacher Ed Program Requirements (BA/MAT or BS/MAT) 

Pre-Professional Sequence
Pre-Professional Requirements
CMST 101Fundamentals of Speech: Communication Requirement3
ECEL 200Perspectives on Early Childhood and Elementary Education in a Democracy3
EDFD 220Philosophical Orientation to Education3
FCST 214Child Development I3
MTHM 201Mathematics in Elementary Schools I3
PSYC 101Introduction to Psychology3
Health for Teacher Education
Select one of the following: 23-4
Biological Sciences
Biology for Survival
The Biology of Human Life
Human Heredity
Mammalian Anatomy and Physiology I
Mammalian Anatomy and Physiology II
Human Anatomy and Physiology
Genetics
Personal Health Issues
Injury Prevention and Emergency Care
Study of Human Diseases
Perspectives on Drugs
Mental Health
Human Sexuality
Health Education Methods
School Health and Community Services
Counseling Skills for Public Health Professionals
Honors Seminar in Science
Honors Seminar in Contemporary Issues in Science
Principles and Practice of Emergency Care
Nutrition
Professional Sequence
Undergraduate Professional Sequence I
FCST 314Child Development II: Adolescence3
MTHM 302Mathematics in Elementary Schools II3
READ 399Early Literacy Development and Instruction3
ECEL 279Foundation and Philosophy of Inclusive Education3
Undergraduate Professional Sequence II
ECEL 408Social Studies and the Arts in Elementary Classrooms3
ECEL 418Social and Cultural Context of Families and Communities3
ECSE 305Development and Learning in Children With and Without Disabilities3
Undergraduate Professional Sequence III
ECEL 427Explorations: Science, Math, and Technology in the Elementary Classrooms3
ECSE 439Pedagogy in the Inclusive Elementary Classroom3
READ 408Literacy in the Elementary Grades3
Required Graduate Courses
ECSE 508Strengthening Partnerships with Families of Children with Disabilities 13
ECSE 536Observation and Assessment of Elementary Age Children with Disabilities 13
READ 515Literacy Strategies for the Inclusive Elementary Classroom 13
Total Credits60-61
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Course will also count toward the MAT portion of this program.

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Or pass the MSU Health Knowledge Test available through the Center of Pedagogy.