Middle Childhood Specialist-Mathematics Bachelor of Science

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Middle Childhood Specialist – Mathematics (83 credit hours)

Required Courses

MATH 122University Calculus I

4

MATH 123University Calculus II

4

MATH 210Mathematical Structures and Proof

4

MATH 231Linear Algebra

4

MAED 301Mathematics for School Teachers I

3

MAED 302Mathematics for School Teachers II

3

MAED 303Mathematics for School Teachers III

3

MAED 310Reading and Writing Mathematics

3

MATH 341Geometry

3

STAT 150Statistical Ideas

3

or

MAED 240Statistics for School Teachers

3

or

STAT 350Probability and Statistics

3

MATH 381History of Mathematics

3

MATH 405Senior Seminar

1

One additional MATH or STAT course numbered 311 or higher

3

MAED 105Introduction to Contemporary Mathematics Education

3

and

MAED 106Contemporary Mathematics Education - Field Experience

0

EDU 224Adolescent Development

3

EDU 250Introduction to the Exceptional Learner

3

and

EDU 251Practicum in Inclusive Education II

1

MAED 276Literacy and Technology for Science and Mathematics

3

EDU 303Safe Schools/Healthy Students-DASA: Safety Education/Fire and Arson/School Violence

1

EDU 304Safe Schools & Healthy Students

1

MAED 305Diversity in the Teaching of Science and Mathematics

3

and

MAED 313Diversity in the Teaching of Science and Mathematics Field Experience

0

EDU 321Teaching in the Middle School

3

EDU 349Educational Psychology

3

MAED 417Middle School (Grades 5-9) Methods in Mathematics

3

MAED 416Math Student Teaching Seminar

3

MAED 428Student Teaching for Mathematics/Middle Childhood Education: Grades 5-6 Placement

6

MAED 429Student Teaching for Mathematics/Middle Childhood Education: Grades 7-9 Placement

6

Total Credit Hours:83

All mathematics majors must complete a science course and its laboratory selected from the following:

Chemistry:

CHEM 115General Chemistry Lecture I

3

and

CHEM 125General Chemistry Laboratory I

1

Total Credit Hours:4

or

Physics:

PHYS 230University Physics I

4

and

PHYS 232University Physics I Lab

1

Total Credit Hours:5

NOTE:

  • Majors in the Middle Childhood Specialist - Mathematics Track may satisfy this requirement by taking SCI 301, SCI 302, and SCI 303.

Total Credit Hours: 83

Candidates in all education programs are required to demonstrate competence in a foreign language. Proficiency requirement met by the following:

  • Fredonia Placement Exam determination of Fredonia Foundations courses 100 and 110 in the same World Language or course 110 (or higher) in World Language.
  • Proficiency may also be fulfilled by qualifying AP, IB, CLEP Exam scores or transferred courses of Elem I and Elem II of same language, as verified by Registrar’s Office.

The General Education foreign language requirement differs from the certification requirement and must be satisfied for degree conferral.

As of December 31, 2013, candidates in all education programs are required to complete training under the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA). Beginning in the Fall 2013 semester, the training required under the Dignity for All Student Act (DASA) will be included in EDU 303 at Fredonia. Undergraduate candidates planning to graduate after Fall 2013 who have already completed EDU 303 on campus or taken a workshop as a substitution for EDU 303 must also complete the EDU DASA workshop prior to graduation.

Students may double major in Mathematics-Middle Childhood Education Specialist and Mathematics, or in Mathematics-Middle Childhood Specialist and Applied Mathematics by completing all of the requirements for both majors.

Mathematics majors are encouraged to take additional courses in computer science consistent with their career and educational goals.

For certification information, please consult the Education section of the catalog.