B.S.Ed. in Mathematics

College of the Sciences and Mathematics
General Education Requirements
English Composition requirement6
Mathematics requirement3
Public Speaking requirement3
Science requirements6
Behavioral & Social Science requirements6
Humanities requirements6
Arts requirement3
Diverse Communities requirement3
Interdisciplinary requirement3
Student Electives9
Writing Emphasis requirements 9
Major Requirements
MAT 161Calculus I 14
MAT 162Calculus II4
MAT 200The Nature of Mathematics3
MAT 261Calculus III4
MAT 311Linear Algebra3
MAT 331Foundations of Geometry3
MAT 350Techniques of Teaching Middle School Mathematics (credited to professional education)3
MAT 354Techniques of Teaching Secondary School Mathematics3
MAT 360Field Experiences in Middle School Mathematics 21
MAT 364Field Experiences in Secondary School Mathematics 31
MAT 401History of Mathematics3
MAT 411Algebra I3
MAT 414Theory of Numbers3
MAT 421Mathematical Statistics I3
MAT 441Advanced Calculus I3
Education Requirements
EDA 103Foundations of Special Education3
EDA 304Special Ed Processes/Procedures for Secondary Educators3
EDR 347Literacy Development and Secondary Students with Disabilities in Inclusive Classrooms3
EDP 250Educational Psychology3
EDS 411Student Teaching Sec - 1st Half6
EDS 412Student Teaching Sec - 2nd Half6
HIS 444History of American Education 13
LAN/ENG 382Teaching English Language Learners PK-12 13
Related/Cognate Requirements
CSC 141Computer Science I 13
PHY 170Physics I 14
PHY 180Physics II4
Electives in Mathematics
Selected from upper-division (300 level or higher mathematics courses; at least one course in both applied mathematics and analysis9
Total Minimum Credits Required124
1

Satisfies general education requirement. 

2

 To be taken concurrently with MAT 350.

3

 To be taken concurrently with MAT 354.

All math major courses must be passed with C or better.

All students seeking a B.S.Ed. must formally apply for admission to teacher education. (See Educator Preparation Programs in this catalog.) Only those students formally admitted to teacher education will be eligible to enroll in MAT 354.

To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via myWCU regularly. For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.

Year One
Semester OneCredits
MAT 121Introduction to Statistics I3
MAT 161Calculus I4
WRT 120Effective Writing I3
SPK 208 or 230Public Speaking3
Gen Ed Humanities LIT3
 Credits16
Semester Two
MAT 162Calculus II4
MAT 200The Nature of Mathematics3
Select one of the following:3
Critical Writing and Research 
Critical Writing: Approaches to Pop Culture 
Critical Writing: Investigating Experience 
Critical Writing: Multidisciplinary Imagination 
Critical Writing: Entering Public Sphere 
Critical Writing: Special Topics 
Gen Ed Behavioral/Social Science3
CSC 141Computer Science I3
 Credits16
Year Two
Semester Three
MAT 261Calculus III4
MAT 311Linear Algebra3
PHY 170Physics I4
EDA 103Foundations of Special Education3
PSY 100Introduction to Psychology3
 Credits17
Semester Four
MAT 441Advanced Calculus I3
PHY 180Physics II4
EDA 304Special Ed Processes/Procedures for Secondary Educators3
EDP 250Educational Psychology3
MAT Elective3
 Credits16
Year Three
Semester Five
MAT 411Algebra I3
MAT 350 ("W" required)Techniques of Teaching Middle School Mathematics3
MAT 421Mathematical Statistics I3
HIS 444History of American Education3
Gen Ed Elective3
 Credits15
Semester Six
MAT 331Foundations of Geometry3
MAT 354 ("W" required)Techniques of Teaching Secondary School Mathematics3
MAT 414Theory of Numbers3
LAN 382 or ENG 382Teaching English Language Learners PK-123
EDR 347 (J)Literacy Development and Secondary Students with Disabilities in Inclusive Classrooms3
 Credits15
Year Four
Semester Seven
EDS 411Student Teaching Sec - 1st Half6
EDS 412Student Teaching Sec - 2nd Half6
 Credits12
Semester Eight
Analysis Elective3
Mathematics Elective3
"I" Course3
Gen Ed Arts3
MAT 401 (W)History of Mathematics3
 Credits15