Bachelor of Science in Education Degree - Mathematics Education

Degree Requirements:

General Education Courses

Major Courses

Professional Secondary Education

Degree available in Bismarck

Student Learning Outcomes

A student successfully completing the above major will be able to:

  1. Analyze a problem, model the problem mathematically, solve the model, and interpret the solution, utilizing reflective decision making. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III, and VI.)

  2. Work competently in the following areas of mathematics: geometry, analysis, algebra, calculus, and statistics. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III and VI.)

  3. Demonstrate knowledge of the history and axiomatic structure of mathematics. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III and VI.)

  4. Demonstrate an initial level of knowledge and skills in computer programming. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III and VI.)

  5. Evaluate and select diverse teaching materials and strategies, including the appropriate technology in the classroom. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes II, III, V and VI.)

  6. Organize, implement, and assess a comprehensive instructional program in mathematics education at the secondary level using effective planning and teaching methods. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcome I, II, III, and V.)

Requirements

Mathematics Education Major Courses Secondary Education

MATH 127Matrix Fundamentals

2

MATH 165Calculus I

4

MATH 166Calculus II

4

MATH 208Discrete Mathematics

3

MATH 259Multivariate Calculus

4

MATH 305Probability and Statistics

4

MATH 326Abstract Algebra

4

MATH 327Linear Algebra

3

MATH 338Geometry for Teachers

2

MATH 339Topics in Geometry

2

MATH 377Teaching Mathematics in the Middle Grades

3

MATH 411Introduction to Real Analysis

4

MATH 425Mathematical Statistics

4

MATH 430History of Mathematics

3

 

MATH 491Mathematics Seminar

1-6

One Credit Required

Required in other areas:

CSCI 120Computer Programming I

3

SEED 390XTeaching Secondary School Mathematics

3

Select three credits from the following electives

MATH 266Introduction to Differential Equations

4

Recommended if seeking a masters degree in Mathematics

Or

MATH 365Vector Calculus

3

Or

MATH 493Peer Tutoring

1-6

Up to three credits in degree program; no more than two credits will be awarded in one semester

Total Credit Hours: 56-57