Mathematics, Bachelor of Science (BS) - Concentration in Secondary Education
Program Learning Outcomes
- Students graduating with a degree in Mathematics will:
- Use mathematics knowledge to solve theoretical and applied problems. (UGO 2,3,4,6)
- Apply rigorous deductive reasoning to prove mathematics results. (UGO 2,3)
- Use technology to perform and interpret mathematics analyses. (UGO 3,4,10)
- Communicate mathematics knowledge to both expert and non-technical audiences. (UGO 1,4,5)
- Demonstrate professional integrity and accountability in the use and communication of mathematics. (UGO 7,8,9,10)
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Curriculum Guide
GPA Requirement
Major GPA: 2.0 or higher
Overall GPA: 2.0 or higher
Summary*
Code | Title | Hours |
---|---|---|
Rock Studies 2 Requirements | 44 | |
Basic Math Requirement | 0-3 | |
Computer Competency | 0-3 | |
Major Requirements | 60 | |
Natural Science & Math College-Wide Requirements not included in Rock Studies 2 | 4 | |
Electives | 12 |
* All undergraduate degree programs require a minimum of 120 credits. Some courses meet multiple requirements, but are only counted once toward the 120 credit total required to graduate.
Rock Studies 2 Requirements
Code | Title | Hours |
---|---|---|
The Rock | ||
SUBJ 139 | Foundations of Academic Discovery ^{1} | 3 |
ENGL 102 | Critical Writing | 3 |
ENGL 104 | Critical Reading | 3 |
STAT 152 | Elementary Statistics I | 3 |
Select one of the following: | 3 | |
Civil Discourse: Theory & Practice | ||
Ethics and Civil Discourse | ||
Civil Discourse and Democracy | ||
Subtotal | 15 | |
Integrated Inquiry | ||
Creative and Aesthetic Inquiry | ||
Select 3 Credits | 3 | |
Humanities Inquiry | ||
Select 3 Credits | 3 | |
Social Science Inquiry | ||
Select 3 Credits | 3 | |
Natural Sciences Inquiry | ||
CHEM 107 & CHEM 111 | General Chemistry I and General Chemistry I Lab | 4 |
Physical Sciences Inquiry | ||
PHYS 216 | University Physics 1 with Lab | 4 |
Subtotal | 17 | |
Thematic Thread | ||
Select 12 Credits ^{2} | 12 | |
Total Hours | 44 |
- ^{ 1 }
Course offered in multiple subjects; cannot take course in first major subject.
- ^{ 2 }
One course from each category; six credits must be 300-level or above; no more than 4 credits from one subject area; specific courses required in first major, regardless of prefix of course, cannot be used to satisfy thread requirements; any course with same prefix as first major cannot be used to satisfy thread requirements, even if it is not a course in the first major.
Basic Math Requirement
Check with your adviser or a current degree audit report to see if you have been exempted from this course. The credit earned in this course will not be counted toward the 120 credit hour minimum needed to earn a degree.
Code | Title | Hours |
---|---|---|
Complete one of the following: | 0-3 | |
Meet required minimum SAT or ACT math score OR | ||
Beginning Algebra | ||
Total Hours | 0-3 |
Computer Competency
Code | Title | Hours |
---|---|---|
Demonstrate "computer competency" by one of the following: | 0-3 | |
Pass Computer Competency Exam OR | ||
Select one of the following at SRU or another post-secondary institution: | ||
Introduction to Computing for Liberal Arts | ||
Computer Concepts | ||
Introduction to Computing and Programming | ||
Technology for Wellness | ||
Total Hours | 0-3 |
DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION REQUIREMENT
Students must take and pass a course with the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) designation prior to graduation. Students can meet this requirement by taking any DEI - designated course in any program at any time during their undergraduate career.
Major Requirements
- 30 major credits must be taken at SRU or PASSHE
- 30 major credits must be taken at the 300 level or above
- 12 math/statistics credits must be taken at the 300-400 level at SRU
Code | Title | Hours |
---|---|---|
Mathematics Core Courses | ||
MATH 131 | Discrete Mathematics ^{1,2} | 3 |
MATH 230 | Calculus II ^{1,2} | 4 |
MATH 231 | Calculus III ^{1} | 4 |
MATH 232 | Linear Algebra ^{1} | 3 |
MATH 235 | Foundations of Mathematical Proof ^{1,2} | 3 |
MATH 313 | Introductory Analysis I ^{1} | 3 |
STAT 352 | Mathematical Statistics I ^{1} | 3 |
Subtotal | 23 | |
Secondary Education Required Courses | ||
MATH 301 | Differential Equations I ^{1} | 3 |
MATH 304 | Geometric Structures ^{1} | 3 |
MATH 320 | Theory of Numbers ^{1} | 3 |
MATH 325 | Abstract Algebra I ^{1} | 3 |
MATH 314 | Introductory Analysis II ^{1} | 3 |
or MATH 326 | Abstract Algebra II | |
MATH 491 | Mathematics Seminar ^{1} | 1 |
SPED 121 | Overview of Special Education | 3 |
SEFE 338 | Standards-Based Instruction & Assessment in the Inclusionary Classroom | 3 |
Subtotal | 22 | |
Required Upper-Level MATH/STAT Courses | ||
Choose 6 additional MATH or STAT credits (at least 3 credits at the 300-level or above), excluding MATH 210, MATH 225, MATH 310 and STAT 350. ^{1} | 6 | |
Required Concentration Courses | ||
Choose 9 additional credits (at least 3 credits at the 300-400 level) from: | 9 | |
Introduction to Survey Methods | ||
Introduction to Education, Teaching Methods and Field | ||
Production and Utilization of Instructional Technology | ||
Middle Level Learning Theory | ||
Pre, Early, & Adolescent Development | ||
Middle Level Cognitive Development | ||
Teaching of Mathematics in the Middle School | ||
ELL Strategies and Practice | ||
Educational Psychology for Diverse Learners | ||
Educational Measurements, Assessment and Evaluation | ||
History and Philosophy of Education | ||
Symbolic Logic | ||
Philosophy of Natural Science | ||
Subtotal | 15 | |
Total Hours | 60 |
- ^{ 1 }
Course counts for 50% of Major requirements and Major GPA
- ^{ 2 }
Minimum grade of C required to register for 300-400 level math
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Some courses may require pre-requisites. Please see course descriptions to determine if there are any pre-requisites for that specific course.
Natural Science and Math College-Wide Requirements
Code | Title | Hours |
---|---|---|
CHEM 107 | General Chemistry I | 3 |
CHEM 111 | General Chemistry I Lab | 1 |
MATH 225 | Calculus I | 4 |
PHYS 216 | University Physics 1 with Lab | 4 |
Total Hours | 12 |
Computer Programming Language
Code | Title | Hours |
---|---|---|
Competency in an approved Computer Programming Language is Required - See Advisor Approval | ||
CPSC |
Important Curriculum Guide Notes
This Curriculum Guide is provided to help SRU students and prospective students better understand their intended major curriculum. Enrolled SRU students should note that the My Rock Audit may place already-earned and/or in progress courses in different, yet valid, curriculum categories. Enrolled SRU students should use the My Rock Audit Report and materials and information provided by their faculty advisers to ensure accurate progress towards degree completion. The information on this guide is current as of the date listed. Students are responsible for curriculum requirements at the time of enrollment at the University.
PASSHE - Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Institutions
MATHEMATICS BS/SECONDARY EDUC (6152/SEED)
This program is effective as of Summer 2023
Revised 05.24.2023
UCC 02.14.2023