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B.A. Math/Secondary Education

Degree Requirements Sample Program

Course Descriptions Course Schedule

Degree Requirements

The B.A. in Mathematics with a Concentration in Secondary Education requires 122 course credits, including:
College Core Requirements 43 credits*
Mathematics Major 39 credits
Major Core Courses 33 credits
MATH 131 Calculus I (4 credits)
MATH 132 Calculus II (4 credits)
MATH 231 Calculus III (3 credits)
MATH 241 Linear Algebra I (3 credits)
MATH 261 Symbolic Computing (3 credits)
MATH 262 Numerical Computing (3 credits)
MATH 341 Abstract Algebra I (3 credits)
MATH 321 Introduction to Higher Geometry (3 credits)
MATH 331 Real Analysis (3 credits)
MATH 121 Biomedical Statistics (4 credits)
Two other Math courses at level 200 or higher (6 credits)
Education Courses 31 credits
EDUC 211 Education and Society (3 credits)
EDUC 212 Psychology of Teaching and Learning (3 credits)
PSYC 346 Adolescent Psychology (3 credits)
EDUC 327 Teaching Literacy in the Inclusive Classroom (3 credits)
EDUC 340 Introduction to Students with Disabilities (3 credits)
EDUC 360 Teaching English in Middle and Secondary School (3 credits)
EDUC 366 Practicum IV (2 credits)
EDUC 425 Student Teaching in Secondary Education (7 credits)
EDUC 304 Health Education in Schools (1 credits)
COMM 210 Public Speaking (3 credits)
Open Electives 9 credits
TOTAL 122 credits

*Six core credits in the Mathematics satisfied with Major requirements.

NOTE - Students completing the Adolescent Education Certification program should consult closely with their academic and education advisors to determine selection of core courses needed to fulfill New York State Department of Education requirements for certification.

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Sample Program

Versiona A (2012, 2014) | Version B (2013, 2015) 

Version A (students starting in 2012, 2014...)

Year 1

FYE 101 The First-Year Experience 1 credit
ENGL 110 Writing in Context I (fall) 3 credits
ENGL 120 Writing in Context II (spring) 3 credits
Freshman Seminar 3 credits
Modern Languages and Literatures Core 6 credits
Humanities or Social Science Core 3 credits
MATH 131 Calculus I (fall) 4 credits
MATH 132 Calculus II (spring) 4 credits
Open Electives 3 credits
TOTAL 30 credits

Year 2
Humanities or Social Science Core 3 credits
Humanities or Social Science Core 3 credits
Natural Science Core 3 credits
Introduction to Ethics – Philosophy Core 3 credits
Introduction to Religion Core 3 credits
MATH 241 Linear Algebra I (fall) 3 credits
MATH 231 Calculus III (spring) 3 credits
EDUC 211 Education and Society (fall) 3 credits
EDUC 212 Psychology of Teaching & Learning (fall) 3 credits
EDUC 340 Intro to Students with Disabilities (spring) 3 credits
COMM 210 Public Speaking 3 credits
TOTAL 33 credits

Year 3
Humanities or Social Science Core 3 credits
MATH 261 Symbolic Computing (fall) 3 credits
MATH 121 Biomedical Statistics (fall) 4 credits
MATH 341 Abstract Algebra I (fall) 3 credits
MATH 262 Numerical Computing (spring) 3 credits
Mathematics Elective 3 credits
EDUC 327 Teaching Literacy in the Inclusive Classroom 3 credits
EDUC 360 Teaching English in Middle and Secondary School 3 credits
EDUC 366 Practicum IV 2 credits
PSYCH 346 Adolescent Psychology 3 credits
TOTAL 30 credits

Year 4
Humanities or Social Core 3 credits
Religious Studies Topics Core 3 credits
MATH 321 Introduction to Higher Geometry (fall) 3 credits
MATH 331 Real Analysis (spring) 3 credits
Mathematics Elective 3 credits
EDUC 425 Student Teaching in Secondary Education 7 credits
EDUC 304 Health Education in Schools 1 credits
Open Electives 6 credits
TOTAL 29 credits

Total Credits for Graduation: 122

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Version B (students starting in 2013, 2015...)

Year 1

FYE 101 The First-Year Experience 1 credit
ENGL 110 Writing in Context I (fall) 3 credits
ENGL 120 Writing in Context II (spring) 3 credits
Freshman Seminar 3 credits
Modern Languages and Literatures Core 6 credits
Humanities or Social Science Core 3 credits
MATH 131 Calculus I (fall) 4 credits
MATH 132 Calculus II (spring) 4 credits
Open Elective 3 credits
TOTAL 30 credits

Year 2
Humanities or Social Science Core 3 credits
Humanities or Social Science Core 3 credits
Introduction to Ethics – Philosophy Core 3 credits
Introduction to Religion Core 3 credits
MATH 231 Calculus III (spring) 3 credits
MATH 262 Numerical Computing (spring) 3 credits
MATH 261 Symbolic Computing (fall) 3 credits
EDUC 211 Education & Society (fall) 3 credits
EDUC 212 Psychology of Teaching & Learning (fall) 3 credits
EDUC 340 Intro to Students with Disabilities (spring) 3 credits
COMM 210 Public Speaking 3 credits
TOTAL 33 credits

Year 3
Humanities or Social Science Core 3 credits
Natural Science Core 3 credits
MATH 241 Linear Algebra I (fall) 3 credits
MATH 321 Introduction to Higher Geometry (fall) 3 credits
MATH 331 Real Analysis (spring) 3 credits
Math Elective 3 credits
EDUC 327 Teaching Literacy in the Inclusive Classroom 3 credits
EDUC 360 Teaching English in Middle and Secondary School 3 credits
EDUC 366 Practicum IV 2 credits
PSYC 346 Adolescent Psychology 3 credits
TOTAL 29 credits

Year 4
Humanities or Social Science Core 3 credits
Religious Studies Topics Core 3 credits
MATH 121 Biomedical Statistics (fall) 4 credits
MATH 341 Abstract Algebra I (fall) 3 credits
Math Elective 3 credits
EDUC 425 Student Teaching in Secondary Education 7 credits
EDUC 304 Health Education in Schools 1 credits
Open Electives 6 credits
TOTAL 30 credits

Total Credits for Graduation: 122

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