Mathematics Education (BS): Mathematics (13MTHEDBS-13MTHEDMS)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
MA 141 Calculus IA,5 4 MA 241 Calculus IIA,5 4
Science2,B,4 4 Science2,B,4 4
ENG 101 Academic Writing & ResearchH 4 ST 311 Introduction to Statistics5 3
E 115 Intro to Computing Environments1 1 GEP Humanities Req.C,I,J 3
ED 100 Intro to Education7 2 HES_***Health & Exercise Studies Course E 1
15 15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
MA 242 Calculus III5 4 MA 225 Foundations of Advanced Math5 3
Intro to Programming3,5 3 ST 312 Introduction to Statistics II5 3
MA 351 Intro to Discrete Mathematical Models5,8 3 ST 307 Statistical Programming5 1
EMS 204 Intro to Mathematics Education7 2 GEP Humanities Req.C,I,J 3
ED 204 Intro to 21st Century Teaching7 2 COM 112 Interpersonal CommunicationD 3
GEP Interdiscip. Persp.G,I,J 2-3 Science2,B,4 3
16-17 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
MA 405 Linear Algebra and Matrices5 3 MA 408 Foundations of Euclidean Geometry5 3
MA 403 Intro to Modern Algebra5 3 EMS 480 Teaching Math with Technology7 3
ELP 344 School and Society7 3 Mathematics Elective5,6 3
EDP 304 Educational PsychologyD,7 3 ED 311 Classroom Assessment Principles & Practices7 2
ECI 416 Teaching Exceptional Students7 3 ED 312 Classroom Assess. Principles & Practices: Prof. Learning Lab7 1
HES_***Health & Exercise Studies Course E 1 GEP Add. Breadth Req: HUM/SS/VPAF,I,J 3
Free Electives 2
16 17

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Mathematics Elective5,6 3 EMS 471 Student Teaching10 12
EMS 472 Teaching Math Topics in High School7 3
EMS 490 School Math from an Adv. Perspective7 3
EMS 470 Methods & Materials for Teaching Math10 3
GEP Interdiscip. Persp.G,I,J 3
15 12

Minimum Credit Hours Required for GraduationI,J,K: 122

Major/Program Footnotes
1. COS 100 may substitute for E 115
2. To satisfy the science requirement a sequence of two lab-based science courses (CH 101/CH 102 and CH 201/CH 202, or BIO 181 and BIO 183, or PY 205 and PY 208, or PY 201 and PY 202, or PY 211 and PY 212) must be taken. The third science may be selected from the GEP list of approved science courses.
3. Introduction to programming course must be selected from MA 116, CSC 112, CSC 114, or CSC 116.
4. At most one grade below a C- is permitted in the courses satisfying the science requirement.
5. At most one grade below a C is permitted in the mathematics, statistics, and computer science courses.
6. Math electives must be chosen from the following, if appropriate co/prerequisites have been met: MA 105 or MA 114; 325, 335, 341, 402, 410, 416, 421, 425, 427, 430, 432, 433, 437.
7. A grade below a B- is not permitted in EMS 204. A grade below a C is not permitted in all other EMS, EDP, ECI, ELP, and ED courses.
8. MA 341 may be taken in place of MA 351.
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10. A grade of C or better is required in EMS 470 to continue in school placement full-time.

 

*General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied.  University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at https://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.

A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours – one course with MA or ST prefix)
Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: MA 141, MA 241 
B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours – include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: CH 101/102 and CH 201/202; or BIO 181/183; or PY 201/202 or PY 205/208 or PY 211/212   
C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list.
D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: ED 304, COM 112
E. Health & Exercise Studies (2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Health & Exercise Studies Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Health & Exercise Studies course list. 
F. Additional Breadth  – (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
  X    Humanities/Social Sciences/Visual and Performing Arts
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:      
H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better)

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements
I. U.S. Diversity (USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisiteThe following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement:      
J. Global Knowledge (GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisiteThe following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement:       
K. Foreign Language proficiency – Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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