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Mathematics, Secondary Education, BS

Credit toward a mathematics major will not be given in any MATH course with a grade less than C (2.0). See Section 8, Academic Programs, College of Education, Licensure, for NC teacher licensure requirements. Minimum degree requirement is of credit as follows:
1. Foundations curriculum plus special requirements for licensure including those listed below - 42 s.h.
(For information about courses that carry foundations curriculum credit see .)
  • PSYC 1000 - Introductory Psychology
2. Core - 39 s.h.
  • MATE 2700 - Applications in Statistics and Probability
  • MATE 2800 - Discrete Mathematics: Explorations and Applications
  • MATE 3300 - Geometry for High School Teachers
  • MATH 2171 - Calculus I
  • MATH 2172 - Calculus II
  • MATH 2173 - Calculus III
  • MATH 2300 - Transition to Advanced Mathematics
  • MATH 3256 - Linear Algebra
  • MATH 3263 - Introduction to Modern Algebra
  • MATH 3301 - Foundations of Geometry
  • MATH 3307 - Mathematical Statistics I
  • MATH 5322 - Foundations of Mathematics
3. Professional courses - 28 s.h.
  • EDUC 3200 - Foundations of American Education
  • EDUC 4400 - Foundations of School Learning, Motivation, and Assessment
  • PSYC 4305 - Educational Psychology
  • MATE 2123 - Early Experiences for the Prospective Teacher
  • MATE 4001 - Technology in Secondary Mathematics Education
  • MATE 4324 - Internship in Mathematics
  • MATE 4325 - Internship Seminar: Issues in Mathematics Education
  • READ 3990 - Teaching Reading in the Content Areas in the Secondary School
  • SPED 4010 - Effective Instruction in Inclusive Classrooms
4. Specialty Area - 6 s.h.
  • MATE 3523 - Teaching Topics in High School Mathematics
  • MATE 4323 - The Teaching of Mathematics in High School
5. Electives to complete requirements for graduation.