Secondary Education- Mathematics
Students who complete their studies in Secondary Education/Mathematics are eligible to receive certification to teach mathematics in middle and high schools.
Students pursuing certification in Secondary Education/Mathematics must take the required courses in mathematics as specified by the Education Department and pursue course work in professional education courses and educational methodology. At the completion of this program, the student is eligible to receive certification to teach mathematics courses at the middle and high school levels.
The general education courses that a Secondary Mathematics Education Degree major must take are MAT 223, ENG 152 or ENG 172, ENG 202, COM 101, FYS 142 or FYS 152 or FYS 172, one course from category A and two courses from one of the B categories under Foundations of Knowledge, two courses in Creative Expression Category A or one course in Creative Expression Category A and one course in Creative Expression Category B, PSY 101, one course in Ways of Knowing A and once course in Ways of Knowing B.
The Education Department Courses that a Secondary Mathematics Education major must take are EDU 202 (also Ways of Knowing Category A, Writing Intensive) EDU 242, EDU 321, EDU 355, EDU 357, EDU 462, EDU 471, EDU 481, ESE 309, ESL 315, SED 363, and SED 366.
The additional courses that must be taken to earn a Secondary Mathematics Education Degree are in the mathematics and technology subject area. These are MAT 201, MAT 202, MAT 203, MAT 312, MAT 335, MAT 361, MAT 368, MAT 371, MAT 381WI, and MIS 206.
Required Courses (Education)
EDU 202 Introduction to Teaching and Learning
EDU 242 Introduction to Technology and Portfolio Design**
EDU 321 General Methods of Instruction
EDU 355 Tests and Measurements
EDU 357 Classroom Management 15 hour practicum
EDU 462 Professional Development and Technical Design**
EDU 471 Critical Curriculum Studies 30 hour practicum
EDU 481 Internship (12 Hours)
ESE 309 Introduction to Exceptionality
ESL 315 Cross Cultural Communications 15 hour practicum
SED 363 Principles of Content Reading 20 hour practicum (FS)
SED 366 Methods of Teaching Mathematics 30 hour practicum
Required Courses (Mathematics and Technology)
MAT 223 Statistics
MAT 201 Calculus I
MAT 202 Calculus II
MAT 203 Calculus III
MAT 312 Modern Geometry
MAT 335 Number Theory
MAT 361 Linear Algebra
MAT 361 Discrete Mathematics
MAT 371 Differential Equations
MAT 381 History of Mathematics (Writing Intensive)
MIS 206 Data Management for Business
*** Certification Approval Pending from FLDOE