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Secondary Education

Mathematics

Take courses in mathematics while pursuing certification in secondary education. Once you complete your coursework and pass the FTCE exams, you'll be eligible to obtain Florida secondary Mathematics certification to teach grades 6-12.

What You'll Study

You'll take all the mathematics, professional education, and pedagogy courses you'll need to teach a wide variety of mathematics to middle and high school students. You'll gain the skills you need to be successful in a 6-12 environment. You'll also train in statistics, calculus, geometry, algebra and other required content.

Practical Experience

You'll participate in practicum courses with schools in the public school system of St. Johns County and other approved districts.

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Major Requirements

General Education
48 Credit Hours
MAT
223
Statistics
ENG
152
Topics in College Writing
or ENG
172
Topics in College Writing: Honors
ENG
202
Introduction to Literature
COM
101
Speech Communication
FYS
The First Year Seminar on Liberal Education and Citizenship
One Course from Category A Foundations of Knowledge
Two courses from Category B 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
Introduction to Psychology
One course in Ways of Knowing A
One course in Ways of Knowing B
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Required Courses (Education)
42 Credit Hours
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
EDU
471
Critical Curriculum Studies
EDU
481
Internship
ESE
309
Introduction to Exceptionality
ESL
315
Cross Cultural Communications
SED
363
Principles of Content Reading 20 hour practicum
SED
367
Methods of Teaching Mathematics 20 hour practicum
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Required Courses (Mathematics and Technology)
36 Credit Hours
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
368
Discrete Mathematics
MAT
371
Differential Equations
MAT
381
History of Mathematics (Writing Intensive)
MIS
206
Data Management for Business
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