Adolescence Education: Mathematics Bachelor of Science

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Adolescence Education

Required Courses

MATH 122University Calculus I

4

MATH 123University Calculus II

4

MATH 210Mathematical Structures and Proof

4

MATH 223University Calculus III

4

MATH 231Linear Algebra

4

MAED 310Reading and Writing Mathematics

3

MATH 323Introductory Real Analysis

3

MATH 331Abstract Algebra I

3

MATH 341Geometry

3

MATH 381History of Mathematics

3

MATH 405Senior Seminar

1

or

MAED 410Seminar: Mathematics for High School Teachers

3

STAT 350Probability and Statistics

3

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

0

MAED 276Literacy and Technology for Science and Mathematics

3

EDU 301Safe Schools/Healthy Students: Child Abuse and Child Abduction

1

EDU 302Safe Schools/Healthy Students: Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Abuse

1

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

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 349Educational Psychology

3

MAED 419Secondary School (Grades 7-12) Methods in Mathematics

3

MAED 416Math Student Teaching Seminar

3

MAED 430Student Teaching for Mathematics/Adolescence Education: Grades 7-9 Placement

6

MAED 431Student Teaching for Mathematics/Adolescence Education: Grades 10-12 Placement

6

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

Physics:

PHYS 230University Physics I

4

and

PHYS 232University Physics I Lab

1

 

Total Credit Hours: 85-88

Candidates in all education programs are required to demonstrate competence in a foreign language. This requirement must be satisfied in any one of the following ways:

  • Score of 85 percent or higher on New York State Regents Exam or New York State High School Equivalent Exam*: Requirement is fulfilled.

  • Scores of 65 percent - 84 percent on New York State Regents Exam or New York State High School Equivalent Exam*: Student needs to take an Elementary I level course or an Elementary II level course of a language or equivalent course(s), or successfully complete an equivalent Fredonia proficiency exam.
  • Scores below 65 percent on New York State Regents Exam or New York State High School Equivalent Exam*: Student needs to take an Elementary I level course and an Elementary II level course or equivalent course(s) of the same language.
  • If student did not take a New York State Regents Exam or New York State High School Equivalent Exam*: Student needs to take an Elementary I level course and an Elementary II level course or equivalent course(s) of the same language.

Note: The General Education foreign language requirement differs from the certification requirement and must be satisfied for degree conferral.
* High School Equivalent Exam refers to a New York State Local School District Exam or Regional Exam in a Foreign Language.

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 Adolescence Education and Mathematics, or in Mathematics Adolescence Education and Applied Mathematics by completing all of the requirements for both majors.

For more information on the education requirements, please consult the Education section of the catalog.