Mathematics Education (BS): Middle Grades (13MTHEDBS-13MTHEDMSM)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
MA 141, Calculus IA,6 4  MA 241, Calculus IIA,2 4
CH 100, Chemistry and SocietyB,1 OR
CH 101/102 Chemistry: A Molecular ScienceB,1
/General Chemistry LaboratoryB,1
4 BIO 105, Biology in the Modern WorldB,1 3
ENG 101, Academic Writing & ResearchH 4 BIO 106 Biology in the Modern World LabB,1 1
HES_***Health & Exercise Studies Course E 1 COM 112 Interpersonal CommunicationD 3
ED 100 Intro. to Education 5 2 GEP Interdisc. Persp. Reqt.G,I,J 3
HES_***Health & Exercise Studies Course E 1
15 15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
MA 242 Calculus III2 4 MA 225, Foundations of Adv Math2,6 3
MA Linear Algebra Elective2,7 3 Discrete Mathematics2,3 or Science 1,8
Elective Mathematics2,4 or Science Elect.1,8
3
PY 131, Conceptual PhysicsB,1 4 EDP 304 Educational Psychology5,D 3
EMS 204 Intro to Teaching Math5 2 ECI 309 Teaching in Middle Grades5 3
ED 204 Intro to 21st Cent. Teaching5 2 GEP Humanities Reqt.C,I,J 3
GEP Humanities Reqt.C,I,J 3
17 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
MA 403 Intro to Modern Algebra2 3 MA 308 College Geometry2 OR
MA 408 Foundations of Euclidean Geometry2
3
Mathematics2,4 or Science 1,8 Elective 3 EMS 474 Teach Math Topics in Mid Years5 3
ELP 344 School and Society5 3 EMS 375 Methods in Teaching Science I5 3
EMS 480 Teach Math w/ Technology5 3 EMS 470: Methods & Materials for Teaching Math11 3
ED 311 Class. Assess. Princ. & Pract. 5 2 EMS 490: School Math from an Adv. Persp5 3
ED 312 Class. Assess. Princ. & Pract.: Prof. Learn. Lab5 1
ST 311 Introduction to Statistics 2 2-3
18 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
EMS 471: Student Teaching9 12 Mathematics2,4 or Science Elect.1,8 3
ECI 306 Reading and Writing in Middle Years5  3
ECI 416 Teaching Except. Students 5 3
GEP Addtl. Breadth Reqt.(HUM/SS/VPA)F,I,J 2-3
GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives ReqG, I, J 2-3
12 14-15

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*I,J,K: 122
Major/Program Footnotes
1. 
At most one grade below a C- is permitted in the courses satisfying the science requirements for a student intending to license in mathematics. For a student intending to license in mathematics and science, no grades below a C are permitted in the courses satisfying the science requirements.
2. At most one grade below a C is permitted in the mathematics, statistics, and computer science courses.
3. One discrete mathematics elective must be selected from MA 103, MA 105, or MA 114
4. Math electives must be chosen from the following, if appropriate prerequisites have been met: MA 242, MA 325, MA 335, MA 341, MA 351, MA 402, MA 410, MA 416, MA 421, MA 425, MA 427, MA 430, MA 432, MA 433, MA 435, MA 437.
5. 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, ED courses.
6. Grade below a C is not permitted in MA 141 or MA 225.
7. Linear algebra Elective can be selected from MA 205, MA 305, or MA 405.
8. To be eligible for a teaching license in mathematics only, either mathematics or science courses may be selected. (See footnote 4 for mathematics choices and see below for science choices.) To be eligible for teaching licenses in both mathematics and science, two science elective courses must be selected from PY 124, MEA 130 or MEA 101 and one must be chosen from PY 123, MEA 130, MEA 101, ES 100, ES 200, or ES 300. Grades below C are not permitted in these science courses.
9. 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 100, OR CH 101/CH 102, BIO 105/106, PY 131
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: COM 112, EDP 304
E. Health & Exercise Studies 
(2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Health & Exercise Studies Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Health and 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: none
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: none
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-requisite The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement: none
K. Foreign Language proficiency 
– Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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