B.S.Ed. in Mathematics

College of Education and Social Work
General Education Requirements
First Year Experience4
Academic Foundations
English Composition requirement6
Mathematics requirement3
Interdisciplinary requirement3
Diverse Communities requirement3
Distributive Requirements
Science requirement6
Behavioral & Social Science requirement6
Humanities requirement6
Arts requirement3
Additional Baccalaureate Requirements
Writing Emphasis requirement9
Speaking Emphasis requirement9
Ethics requirement3
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 441Real Analysis 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
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
Capstone Requirement
EDS 411Student Teaching Sec - 1st Half 46
EDS 412Student Teaching Sec - 2nd Half 46
Total Minimum Credits Required124

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

All students seeking a B.S.Ed. must formally apply for Teacher Candidacy (see Educator Preparation Programs in this catalog). Only those students who achieve Teacher Candidacy 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.

The following is a suggested course sequence for this program; course offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
Semester OneCredits
MAT 161 Calculus I 4
WRT 120 Effective Writing I 3
PHI 180 Introduction to Ethics 3
FYE 100XFirst Year Experience 4
Humanities Gen Ed (LIT) 3
 Credits17
Semester Two
MAT 162 Calculus II 4
MAT 200 The Nature of Mathematics 3
CSC 141 Computer Science I 3
WRT 2XX200-Level WRT Course 3
Behavioral & Social Science Gen Ed 3
 Credits16
Year Two
Semester Three
MAT 261 Calculus III 4
MAT 311 Linear Algebra 3
PHY 170 Physics I 4
EDP 250 Educational Psychology 1 3
EDA 103 Foundations of Special Education 3
 Credits17
Semester Four
MAT 441 Real Analysis I 3
MAT 3XX/4XXAnalysis Elective 3
PHY 180 Physics II 4
EDA 304 Special Ed Processes/Procedures for Secondary Educators 1 3
PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology 3
Apply for Candidacy after the semester.  
 Credits16
Year Three
Semester Five
MAT 350 Techniques of Teaching Middle School Mathematics 3
MAT 360 Field Experiences in Middle School Mathematics 1 1
MAT 411 Algebra I 3
MAT 421 Mathematical Statistics I 3
HIS 444 History of American Education 3
Interdisciplinary Gen Ed 3
 Credits16
Semester Six
MAT 331 Foundations of Geometry 3
MAT 354 Techniques of Teaching Secondary School Mathematics 3
MAT 364 Field Experiences in Secondary School Mathematics 1
MAT 414 Theory of Numbers 3
LAN 382
Teaching English Language Learners PK-12
or Teaching English Language Learners PK-12
3
EDR 347 Literacy Development and Secondary Students with Disabilities in Inclusive Classrooms 3
 Credits16
Year Four
Semester Seven
EDS 411 Student Teaching Sec - 1st Half 1 6
EDS 412 Student Teaching Sec - 2nd Half 1 6
 Credits12
Semester Eight
MAT 401 History of Mathematics 3
MAT 3XX/4XXApplied Math Elective 3
MAT 3XX/4XXMath Elective 3
Arts Gen Ed 3
 Credits12
 Total Credits122