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Program Info

Program

Mathematics - Teaching
B.S. (Bachelor of Science)

Faculty Contact

Photograph of Tucker, Shawna
Tucker, Shawna
Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Office: SAB 221
Phone: 580.349.1534
Email: Email Web Form

Requirements

Total Hours: 124
  • General Education 52-53
    • *Math 1513-College Algebra AND
    • *Math 1613-Trigonometry OR *Math 1715-College Algebra and Trigonometry
  • Communication 9
    • *Engl 1113-Freshman English I
    • *Engl 1213-Freshman English II
    • *Comm 1113-Speech Communication
  • Mathematics 3
    • *Math 1513-College Algebra
  • History and Political Science 6
    • *Pols 1013-American Government
    • *Choose at least one from the following:
    • *Hist 1313-U.S. History 1492-1877
    • *Hist 1323-U.S. History 1877-Present
  • Natural Science 8
  • Choose at least one course from each area:
    • *Biological Science with a Lab
    • *Physical Science with a Lab
    • *Social and Behavioral Sciences 6
  • Choose at least one course from each area:
    • *Sociology/Psychology
    • *Economics
  • Cross Cultural 3
    • *Educ 2233-Diversity in Education
  • Humanities 6
    • *Choose six hours from the following areas: philosophy, humanities, music appreciation, art appreciation, literature, intro to theater, world history, music history, world religion, others as approved by VPAA. Must include courses from two areas. No activity courses will count.
  • Student Success 1
    • *Ucss 1111-Student Success Sem.
  • Additional Education Requirements 8
    • *Educ 2222-Communication Skills for Educators
    • *Educ 2323-Reading in the Content Area
  • Additional Liberal Arts/Science Elective (3)
    • *Required for Secondary Mathematics Education majors.
  • Mathematics Education Coursework 30
    • *Math 1824-Calculus I
    • *Math 2424-Calculus II
    • *Math 2434-Calculus III
    • *Math 3333-Linear Algebra
    • *Math 3443-Discrete Mathematics
    • *Math 3513-Foundations of Math
    • *Math 3713-College Geometry
    • *Math 4323-Modern Algebra
    • *Math 4763-Probability and Statistics
  • Mathematics Electives (3000-4000 level) 3
  • Choose from
    • *Math 3663-Toplogy
    • *Math 4000-Problems in Mathematics
    • *Math 4073-Numerical Analysis
    • *Math 4123-Complex Variables
    • *Math 4413-Ordinary Differential Equations
    • *Math 4423-Partial Differential Equations
    • *Math 4453-Introduction to Real Analysis
  • Corequisite Requirements 6
    • *Two courses in computer programming
  • Recommended Courses:
    • *Cis 2123-Programming I
    • *Cis 1983-Logic and Design
  • Professional Education 33
    • *Educ 2001-Education Seminar
    • *Educ 2113-Introduction to Education
    • *Educ 3213-Human Dev.: Child and Adolescent Psychology
    • *Educ 3223-Educ of the Except. Child
    • *Educ 4313-Educational Psychology
    • *Educ 4333-Educational Technology
    • *Math 4222-Teaching of Mathematics OR
    • *Math 4322-Methods/Materials Secondary Math
    • *Educ 4533-Secondary Classroom Management/ Assessment
    • **Educ 4720-Student Teaching in Secondary Schools (12)
  • **Restricted Class: Must be admitted to professional semester prior to enrolling
  • Please refer to pages 108-115 for information about
  • the OPSU Teacher Education Program.