Bachelor of Science Degree, Mathematics, Education Emphasis

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Recommended for students preparing to teach mathematics at the high school level. (Satisfies the requirement for the Utah State Board of Education Level IV Endorsement in mathematics.) There are also a number of school wide requirements listed in the catalog.

All courses to be counted in the major and minor (Mathematics and Mathematics Education) must be passed with a “C” or better. Students must take an approved comprehensive examination in mathematics, or mathematics education during their senior year, passing with a score at least in the 25th percentile.

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Degree Requirements

Course Number and Title Credits
General Education Core  
Core Course Requirements (must take MATH 1210) 17-18
Knowledge Areas Requirements 19
University Requirements  
Experiential Education (3 Credits)  
UNIV 1010 Introduction to Experiential Education 1
UNIV 3925 EER Proposal 1
UNIV 4925 Synthesis and Reflection 1
BS Degree – Math or Science minimum requirement (12 hours)  
Program Prerequisites (7 hours)  
MATH 1050 College Algebra (prerequisite for MATH 1210 Calculus I) 4
MATH 1060 Trigonometry (prerequisite for MATH 1210 Calculus I) 3
Core Requirements (42 hours)  
MATH 1220 Calculus II 4
MATH 2210 Calculus III 4
MATH 2270 Linear Algebra 3
MATH 2280 Differential Equations 3
MATH 3120 Foundations of Algebra & Analysis 3
MATH 3130 Foundations of Geometry 3
MATH 3700 Probability and Statistics 4
MATH 4220 Abstract Algebra 3
MATH 4400 Advanced Calculus I 3
MATH 4900 Methods of Teaching Secondary School Mathematics 3
Electives (any upper division math course) 9
Free Electives (includes licensure requirements, minor not required) 35
Total Credits, B.S. degree with licensure 120