Secondary Education (Secondary Education Math) - Bachelor of Science in Education

General education and professional education requirements are similar for all degree programs in the College of Education. Students should meet with an advisor to plan appropriate general education courses for a secondary education major. The below programs are labeled as Concentrations in the catalog and on student transcripts, but are also recognized at "Teaching Fields" for the Teacher Education Program.

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements, Viewing a Wider World requirements, and elective credits to total at least 123 credits with 48 credits in courses numbered 300 or above. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Area I: Communications
English Composition - Level 1
ENGL 111GRhetoric and Composition4
English Composition - Level 2
Choose one from the following:3
Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences3
Advanced Composition3
Advanced Technical and Professional Communication3
Oral Communication
Choose one from the following:3
Public Speaking3
Principles of Human Communication3
Effective Leadership and Communication in Agricultural Organizations3
Area II: Mathematics
MATH 191GCalculus and Analytic Geometry I 14
Area III/IV: Laboratory Sciences and Social/Behavioral Sciences11
Choose one from the following:
General Physics I
and General Physics I Laboratory
Engineering Physics I
and Engineering Physics I Laboratory
Choose one from the following:
General Physics II
and General Physics II Laboratory
Engineering Physics II
and Engineering Physics II Laboratory
C EP 110GHuman Growth and Behavior3
Area V: Humanities3
Roots of Modern Europe3
Modern Europe
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts
Choose one from the following:3
Orientation in Art3
Dance Appreciation3
An Introduction to Music3
History of Jazz in Popular Music: A Blending of Cultures3
The World of Theatre3
General Education Elective
MATH 192GCalculus and Analytic Geometry II4
Viewing a Wider World
LIB 311VInformation Literacy3
The 2nd VWW requirements will be satisfied with the concentration/teaching field courses 2
Departmental/College Requirements
Education Core Courses
EDUC 281Introduction to Secondary Education and Youth 33
EDUC 315Multicultural Education 33
SPED 350Introduction to Special Education in a Diverse Society 33
EDLT 368Integrating Technology with Teaching 43
EDUC 381Secondary Field Experience 43
EDUC 342Sheltered English Instruction for the ESL Classroom 53
EDUC 402Data Literacy and Assessment 53
EDUC 475Contemporary Issues in Education 53
EDUC 462Teaching Mathematics at the Middle and High School Level 53
RDG 414Content Area Literacy 53
SPED 480Secondary Curriculum, Methods, and Materials for Special Education in a Diverse Society 53
Student Teaching
EDUC 471Secondary Student Teaching 59
EDUC 482Middle and High School Student Teaching Seminar 53
Math Concentration/Teaching Field Courses
MATH 291GCalculus and Analytic Geometry III3
C S 111Computer Science Principles4
E T 182Digital Logic3
MATH 279Introduction to Higher Mathematics3
MATH 280Introduction to Linear Algebra3
STAT 371Statistics for Engineers and Scientists I3
or A ST 311 Statistical Applications
Math elective 300+ or A ST 3113
Math elective 300+3
Math elective 300+3
Non-Departmental Requirements (in addition to Gen.Ed/VWW)
HIST 201GIntroduction to Early American History3
or HIST 202G Introduction to Recent American History
Choose one from the following:3
Introduction to Economics3
Principles of Macroeconomics3
Principles of Microeconomics3
Choose one from the following:3
Human Ancestors3
Introduction to World Cultures3
Introduction to Anthropology3
World Archaeology3
World Regional Geography3
Culture and Environment3
American National Government3
Introduction to Political Science3
American Political Issues3
International Political Issues3
Introductory Sociology3
Contemporary Social Problems3
Second Language: (not required)
Electives, to bring the total credits to 1230
Total Credits123