# B.S. in Mathematics Education

This single field program is designed to prepare mathematics teachers of adolescents, largely at the secondary school level (grades 6 through 12). It leads to 6-12 teacher certification in the teaching field of mathematics in Georgia. Candidates complete the equivalent of a major in mathematics and a second major in pedagogical studies with an emphasis on teaching mathematics.

The **B.S. in Mathematics Education** is fully accredited by NCATE, the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education,
is fully approved by Georgia's Professional Standards Commission for 6-12 teacher
certification, and is nationally recognized by NCTM, the National Council of Teachers
of Mathematics.

# Curriculum

### General Education (42 Credit Hours)

*See listing of requirements in KSU Catalog.*

**Specific General Education Requirements for this Major:**

- MATH 1190 - Calculus I
- MATH 2202 - Calculus II

### Lower Division Major Requirements (Area F) (18 Credit Hours)

- One overflow hour from MATH 1190
- One overflow hour from MATH 2202
- EDUC 2110 - Investigating Critical and Contemporary Issues in Education
- EDUC 2120 - Sociocultural Influences on Teaching and Learning
- MATH 2332 - Probability and Data Analysis
- MATH 2390 - Introduction to Logic, Set Theory, and Proofs
- MATH 2203 - Calculus III

### Teaching Field Requirements (24 Credit Hours)

- MATH 3260 - Linear Algebra I
- MATH 3295 - Mathematics for Middle Grades and Secondary Teachers
- MATH 3395 - Geometric Proofs and Applications
- MATH 3495 - Advanced Perspectives on School Mathematics I
- MATH 4361 - Modern Algebra I
- MATH 4495 - Advanced Perspectives on School Mathematics Part II
- Six credit hours selected from any 3000/4000 level Mathematics or Statistics courses except MATH 3316, 3317, 3318, 3390. Note: at most 9 total hours of credit can be given for MATH 3398 (Internship) and at most 3 of these hours can be used as a Teaching Field Elective.

### Professional Education (6-12) Requirements (34 Credit Hours)

- MAED 3475 - Historical and Modern Approaches to Mathematics
- MAED 4415 - Teaching of Mathematics I (6 - 12)
- MAED 4416 - Teaching of Mathematics II (6 - 12)
- INED 3305 - Education of Students with Exceptionalities in an Inclusive Setting I
- INED 3306 - Education of Students with Exceptionalities in an Inclusive Setting II
- INED 4435 - Foundations of Teaching Adolescent English Learners
- INED 4436 - Foundations of Teaching Adolescent English Learners II
- ITEC 3300 - Improving Learning with Technology in High School Classrooms
- MAED 4650 - Yearlong Clinical Experience I
- MAED 4660 - Yearlong Clinical Experience II
- EDUC 2130 - Exploring Teaching and Learning

### Free Electives (3 Credit Hours)

*Any courses in the university curriculum.*

### Program Total (121 Credit Hours)

### University-Wide Degree Requirements (3 Credit Hours)

*See listing of requirements in KSU Catalog.*