2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Mathematics, Teacher Certification

Summary of Graduation Requirements

Subject Area Credits
General Education Core 42
Major Requirements 43
Professional Educational Requirements 18
Student Teaching/Field Experiences 12
Restricted & General Electives 5
Total Credit Hours 120

Curriculum

Plan of Study Grid
First YearCredits
BIO 100
100L
Biological Science
and Biological Science Lab
4
CSC 170 Computer Programming I 3
CSC 170L Computer Programming Laboratory I 1
ENG 101 College English I 3
ENG 102 College English II 3
HED 100 Personal and Community Health 2
MTH 184 Calculus I 4
MTH 251 Calculus II 4
PED 100 Fundametals of Fitness for Life 1
PHY 152
152L
General Physics
and General Physics Laboratory I
4
SEM 101
SEM 102
Spartan Seminar 101
and Spartan Seminar 102
2
 Credits31
Second Year
SEM 201 Spartan Seminar 201 1
ENG 203
Advanced Communication Skills
or Professional & Technical Writing
3
ENG 285 Public Speaking 3
XXX XXXCultural Perspectives (Social Science) 1 3
XXX XXXHumanities 2 3
MTH 242 History of Mathematics 3
MTH 252 Calculus III 4
MTH 300 Linear Algebra 3
MTH 372 Differential Equations 3
EDU 201 Foundations of Education 3
XXX XXXSocial Science 3 3
 Credits32
Third Year
XXX XXXCultural Perspectives (Humanities) 4 3
MTH 250 Elementary Statistics Concepts 3
MTH 310 Discrete Mathematics 3
MTH 311 Modern Geometry I 3
MTH 351 Probability & Statistics I 3
MTH 352 Probability & Statistics II 3
MTH 331 Algebraic Structures 3
EDU 381 Classroom and Behavior Management 3
SED 384 Curriculum & Instructional Procedures in Mathematics 3
SED 405 Reading in the Content Area 3
 Credits30
Fourth Year
XXX XXXMathematics Elective 5 3
MTH 496
MTH 497
Mathematics Seminar I
and Mathematics Seminar II
4
SED 420 Educational Technology 3
PSY 228
Developmental Psychology
or Human Growth and Development
3
SED 499 Directed Teaching (internship) 12
XXX XXXGeneral Elective 2
 Credits27
 Total Credits120

Teacher Licensure Endorsement in Mathematics

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 for professional courses.
  3. See the academic advisor in their major department.
  4. See the academic advisor in the Department of Secondary Education and School Leadership in the Bozeman Education Building.
  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 201Foundations of Education3
    EDU 381Classroom and Behavior Management3
    PSY 228/EDU 486Developmental Psychology3
    SED 384Curriculum & Instructional Procedures in Mathematics3
    SED 405Reading in the Content Area3
    SED 420Educational Technology3