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MINOR IN MATHEMATICS

B.S. MATHEMATICS - APPLIED

B.S. MATHEMATICS - TEACHER CERTIFICATION

B.S. MATHEMATICS - DUAL DEGREE

B.S. APPLIED MATHEMATICS (DNIMAS)

NSU - Norfolk State University
 
   
 
 

Department of Mathematics

B.S Mathematics - Teacher Certification
First Year  
BIO 100/100L Biological Science & Lab 4 cr. hrs.
CSC 170/170L Computer Programming & Lab 4 cr. hrs.
ENG 101/102 Communication Skills 6 cr. hrs.
HED 100 Personal and Community Health 1 cr. hrs.
General Elective 2 cr. hrs.
MTH 184 Calculus I 4 cr. hrs.
MTH 251 Calculus II 4 cr. hrs.
PED 100 Fundamentals of Fitness for Life 1 cr. hrs.
PHY 152/152L General Physics I & Lab 4 cr. hrs.
UNI 101 Introduction to University Life 0 cr. hrs.
TOTAL 31cr. hrs.
Second Year
ENG 203 Adv Communication Skills 3 cr. hrs.
HIS 1XX History Elective 3 cr. hrs.
HUM 210/211 Humanities I & II 6 cr. hrs.
MTH 242 History of Mathematics 3 cr. hrs.
MTH 252 Calculus III 4 cr. hrs.
MTH 300 Linear Algebra 3 cr. hrs.
MTH 372 Differential Equations 3 cr. hrs.
EDU 201 Foundations of Education 3 cr. hrs.
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3 cr. hrs.
TOTAL 31 cr. hrs.
Third Year
Cultural Electives 3 cr. hrs.
CSC 2XX Computer Science Elective 3 cr. hrs.
MTH 311 Modern Geometry 3 cr. hrs.
MTH 351 Probability & Statistics I 3 cr. hrs.
MTH 331 Algebraic Structures 3 cr. hrs.
MTH 310 Discrete Mathematics 3 cr. hrs.
MTH 352 Probability & Statistics II 3 cr. hrs.
EDU 381 Classroom & Behavior Management 3 cr. hrs.
SED 384 Curriculum & Instruction Proced. in Math 3 cr. hrs.
SED 405 Reading in the Content Areas 3 cr. hrs.
TOTAL 30 cr. hrs.
Fourth Year
MTH 496/497 Mathematics Seminiar 4 cr. hrs.
SCM 285 Principles of Speech 3 cr. hrs.
SED 420 Educational Technology 3 cr. hrs.
PSY 228 Human Growth and Development 3 cr. hrs.
SED 499 Directed Teaching/Seminar 12 cr. hrs.
TOTAL 28 cr. hrs.
SUMMARY OF GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
  General Education Requirements 42 cr. hrs.
  Major Requirements 43 cr. hrs.
  Professional Education Requirements 18 cr. hrs.
  Student Teaching/Field Experience 12 cr. hrs.
  Restricted & General Electives 5 cr. hrs.
TOTAL NEEDED FOR GRADUATION: 120 cr. hrs.
Recommended Mathematics Electives
MTH 401 Numerical Analysis
MTH 431 Abstract Algebra
MTH 473 Real Analysis
Note: Students must take and pass the PRAXIS I Exam prior to taking 300 & 400 level SED courses. Students who have not passed PRAXIS are encouraged to enroll in SED 233, Critical Thinking and Assesment.

Teacher Licensure Endorsement

Students wishing to pursue a career in teaching must take the following steps:
  1. Follow the curriculum for the Liberal Arts degree in Mathematics.
  2. Use the elective hours to take professional education courses.
  3. See the academic advisor in their major department.
  4. See the academic advisor in the Department of Secondary Education and School Leadersip in the Bozeman Education Building, Room 200.
  5. Take the PRAXIS test and make a passing score. (See the School of Education PRAXIS Coordinator).
  6. Take the following professional education courses (18 semester hours) plus student teaching (12 semester hours).
    EDU 201 Foundations of Education
    SED 405 Reading in the Content Areas
    EDU 381 Classroom and Behavior Management
    SED 420 Educational Technology
    SED 384 Teaching of Math and Sciences in Secondary Schools
    PSY 228 Human Growth and Development