B.S. in Mathematics/Adolescence Education


Mathematical Sciences Chairperson:

Dr. Joseph Straight
Office: 212 Fenton Hall
Phone: (716) 673-3243
Fax: (716) 673-3804
E-Mail: straight@fredonia.edu

The Mathematics/Adolescence Education program leads to Initial Certification in New York State to teach mathematics in grades 7 through 12.  Our program has achieved "national recognition" by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, and is considered one of the top teacher preparation programs in the state - indeed, in the nation.

The following coursework is required:

  • MATH 122 University Calculus I
  • MATH 123 University Calculus II
  • MATH 210 Mathematical Structures and Proof
  • MATH 223 University Calculus III
  • MATH 231 Linear Algebra
  • MAED 310 Reading and Writing Mathematics
  • MATH 323 Intermediate Real Analysis
  • MATH 331 Abstract Algebra I
  • MATH 341 Geometry
  • STAT 350 Probabilty and Statistics
  • MATH 381 History of Mathematics
  • One of the following seminars:
    MATH 405 Senior Seminar
    MAED 410 Seminar: Math for High School Teachers
  • One additional MATH or STAT course numbered 311 or above
  • MAED 105 and MAED 106 Introduction to Contemporary Mathematics Education, with Field Experience
  • EDU 224 Adolescent Development
  • EDU 250 and EDU 251 Introduction to the Exceptional Learner, with Field Experience
  • MAED 276 Literacy and Technology for Science and Mathematics
  • The following three 1-credit courses:
    EDU 301 Child Abuse Reporting/Abduction Prevention
    EDU 302 Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drug Abuse Prevention
    EDU 303 Fire Safety and SAVE Legislation
  • MAED 305 and MAED 313 Diversity in the Teaching of Science and Mathematics, with Field Experience
  • EDU 349 Educational Psychology
  • MAED 419 Secondary School Methods in Mathematics
  • EDU 430 Student Teaching (15 credits)
  • One of the following science courses with laboratory:
    CHEM 115 and CHEM 125 General Chemistry I and Lab
    PHYS 230 and PHYS 232 University Physics I and Lab

Mathematics/Adolescence Education: List of Required Courses and Sample Schedule (pdf)

 


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