Bachelor of Science in Education: Mathematics ConcentrationBachelor of Science in Education: Mathematics Concentration

Bachelor of Science in Education: Mathematics Concentration

A total of 120 credit hours are required for the Bachelor of Science in education: mathematics concentration.

Upon completion of this program you will have:

  • Entry-level skills for teaching mathematics in secondary schools
  • Preparation for any appropriate graduate program in the country
  • Ability to translate business, economics, industrial and managerial problems into mathematical terms for solution
  • Ability to create new theory that will be used in solving business, industrial and governmental problems

Get a description of each of Cal U's mathematics courses  and secondary education courses from our Course Catalog.

Below is a recommended framework of courses for completing the degree in four years.

Bachelor of Science in Education: Mathematics Education Certification (7-12)

First Semester – 16 credits
CourseCredits
UNI 100 First-Year Seminar1 crs.
ENG 101 English Composition I3 crs.
PSY 100 General Psychology
3 crs.
MAT 199 Pre-Calculus
3 crs.
General Education Course
3 crs.
General Education Course
3 crs.

Second Semester – 15 credits
Course
Credits
English Course
3 crs.
MAT 281 Calculus I
3 crs.
ESP 210 Special Education Foundations and Collaboration
3 crs.
PSY 206 Adolescent Psychology
3 crs.
General Education Course
3 crs.

Third Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits
SEC 210 Introduction to Secondary Education
3 crs.
SEC 220 Standards-based Education in Secondary Education
3 crs.
MAT 272 Discrete Mathematics
3 crs.
ESP 311 Assessment and Positive Behavior Interventions
3 crs.
MAT 282 Calculus II
3 crs.

Fourth Semester – 16 credits
CourseCredits
MAT 304 History of Mathematics
3 crs.
EDU 310 Teaching in a Multicultural Society
3 crs.
MAT 290 Technology for Math
3 crs.
EDU 333 Technology in Teaching and Learning
3 crs.
MAT 305 Theory of Equations
4 crs. 

Fifth Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits
SEC 310 Instructional Strategies in Secondary Education
3 crs.
SEC 350 Content Area Literacy
3 crs.
SEC 360 Technology Integration in Secondary Education
3 crs. 
MAT 303 Geometry
3 crs.
MAT 381 Calculus III

3 crs.

Sixth Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits
SEC 400 Classroom Management
3 crs.
SEC 420 Assessments and Interventions in Secondary Education
3 crs.
MAT 461 Statistical Analysis I
3 crs.
MAT 400 Mathematical Modeling
3 crs.
MAT 341 Linear Algebra I
3 crs.

Seventh Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits
SEC 394 Teaching of Mathematics3 crs.
EDU 350 Supporting English Language Learners
3 crs.
ESP 413 Evidence-based Practices for Secondary Education
3 crs.
MAT 351 Abstract Algebra I
3 crs.
Math Elective
3 crs.

Eighth Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits
SEC 460 Professional Practices in Secondary Education
3 crs.
SEC 461 Student Teaching Practicum
12 crs.