# Mathematics Major, Mathematics Education Concentration with Teacher Certification in Mathematics (Preschool - Grade 12) (B.S.)

Students who wish to pursue P-12 teacher certification must apply to and be admitted to the Teacher Education Program. Please visit the Teacher Education Program website for the required professional sequence of courses and other important program requirements, guidelines, and procedures. Students are strongly advised to review the Teacher Education Program Handbook.

A minimum of 120 credits of coursework is required for the baccalaureate degree with a minimum 3.0 overall GPA; however more than 120 credits may be required depending upon the major field of study. Major GPA requirements differ depending on field of study. Consult the Teacher Education Program Handbook for more information.## Program Requirements

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

Code | Title | Credits |
---|---|---|

Mathematics Core | ||

MATH 122 | Calculus I | 4 |

MATH 221 | Calculus II | 4 |

MATH 222 | Calculus III | 4 |

MATH 335 | Linear Algebra | 4 |

MATH 340 | Probability | 3 |

Mathematics Specialization | ||

MATH 320 | Transitions to Advanced Mathematics | 3 |

MATH 350 | College Geometry | 3 |

MATH 370 | Mathematics for Teaching | 3 |

MATH 431 | Foundations of Modern Algebra | 3 |

MATH 475 | History of Mathematics | 3 |

STAT 330 | Fundamentals of Modern Statistics I | 3 |

Mathematics Electives | ||

Select 3 credits from the list (see below) | 3 | |

Mathematics Collateral Requirements | ||

CSIT 111 | Fundamentals of Programming I | 3 |

PHYS 191 | University Physics I | 4 |

PHYS 192 | University Physics II | 4 |

Total Credits | 51 |

### Mathematics Electives

Code | Title | Credits |
---|---|---|

MATH 323 | Complex Variables | 3 |

MATH 350 | College Geometry | 3 |

MATH 360 | Mathematical Modeling in Biology | 3 |

MATH 368 | Fluid Mechanics | 3 |

MATH 370 | Mathematics for Teaching | 3 |

MATH 398 | Vector Calculus | 3 |

MATH 420 | Ordinary Differential Equations | 4 |

MATH 421 | Partial Differential Equations | 3 |

MATH 425 | Advanced Calculus I | 3 |

MATH 426 | Advanced Calculus II | 3 |

MATH 433 | Theory of Numbers | 3 |

MATH 450 | Foundations of Geometry | 3 |

MATH 451 | Topology | 3 |

MATH 460 | Introduction to Applied Mathematics | 3 |

MATH 463 | Numerical Analysis | 3 |

MATH 464 | Operations Research I | 3 |

MATH 465 | Operations Research II | 3 |

MATH 466 | Mathematics of Finance I | 3 |

MATH 467 | Mathematics of Finance II | 3 |

MATH 469 | Mathematical Modeling | 3 |

MATH 471 | Selected Topics in Modern Mathematics | 3 |

MATH 485 | Applied Combinatorics and Graph Theory | 3 |

MATH 487 | Introduction to Mathematical Cryptography | 3 |

MATH 490 | Honors Seminar | 3 |

MATH 491 | Research in Mathematics Education | 3 |

MATH 495 | Topics for Undergraduates | 1-3 |

MATH 497 | Mathematics Research I | 1-3 |

MATH 498 | Mathematics Research II | 1-3 |

STAT 401 | Applied Statistics for the Sciences | 3 |

STAT 403 | Techniques and Applications of Statistics | 3 |

STAT 441 | Statistical Computing | 3 |

STAT 442 | Fundamentals of Modern Statistics II | 3 |

STAT 443 | Introduction to Mathematical Statistics | 3 |

STAT 481 | Introduction to Statistical Data Mining | 3 |

STAT 487 | Statistical Genomics | 3 |

STAT 495 | Topics in Statistical Science | 1-3 |

STAT 497 | Undergraduate Research in Statistical Science | 1-3 |

### Teacher Ed Program Requirements (P-12)

Code | Title | Credits |
---|---|---|

Teacher Ed Pre-Requisite Requirements | ||

Health for Teacher Education | ||

Select one of the following: ^{1} | 3-4 | |

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: A Socioecological Perspective | ||

Speech for Teacher Education | ||

CMST 101 | Fundamentals of Speech: Communication Requirement | 3 |

Additional Teacher Ed Pre-Requisites | ||

EDFD 200 | Psychological Foundations of Education | 3 |

or PSYC 200 | Educational Psychology | |

EDFD 220 | Philosophical Orientation to Education | 3 |

EDFD 221 | Historical Foundations of American Education | 3 |

Select one of the following: | 3 | |

Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling | ||

Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling | ||

Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling | ||

Professional Sequence | ||

Professional Sequence Courses | ||

Select one of the following: | 3 | |

Teaching for Equity and Diversity | ||

Teaching for Equity Diversity | ||

Teaching for Equity Diversity | ||

Select one of the following: | 1 | |

Educating English Language Learners | ||

Educating English Language Learners | ||

Educating English Language Learners | ||

SASE 310 | Inclusion in Middle and Secondary Schools | 1 |

READ 411 | Language and Literacy | 3 |

SASE 314 | Assessment of Learning | 1 |

SASE 316 | Integrating Technology Across the School Curriculum | 1 |

SASE 450 | Clinical Practice I | 3 |

SASE 451 | Seminar in Inclusive Pedagogies | 3 |

Methods Course(s) | ||

Select one of the following according to major: | 3-7 | |

Foundations of Methods and Curriculum in Art Education II: P-12 | ||

Dance Methods | ||

Teaching English (secondary) | ||

Teaching French in P-12: Practice | ||

The Teaching of Health and Seminar in Physical Education and Teaching of Secondary Physical Education | ||

The Teaching of Italian in Elementary and Secondary Schools | ||

Methods of Teaching Latin | ||

Methods and Material of TESL | ||

Teaching of Mathematics | ||

Music Classroom Methods I and Music Classroom Methods II | ||

The Teaching of Science in Secondary Schools | ||

Methods of Teaching Social Studies | ||

Teaching Spanish in K-12 | ||

Professional Semester Courses | ||

SASE 452 | Teaching for Learning II | 3 |

SASE 453 | Clinical Practice II | 9 |

Total Credits | 49-54 |

^{1} | Or pass the MSU Health Knowledge Test available through the Center of Pedagogy. |