Mathematical Studies Major (4-8)

The mathematical studies major (4-8) is available only for students seeking teacher certification in mathematics with a specialization in middle high school (4-8). All students must complete the Liberal Arts Core in addition to the below listed coursework.

Course No. Course Name Hours
PRE-EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
EDUC 2320 Learning and Development 3
EDUC 2330 Foundations of American Educational Thought 3

COURSES TAKEN AFTER ADMISSION TO TEACHER CERTIFICATION PROGRAM:
EDBI 4304 Methods of Teaching ESL 3
EDBI 4305 Second Language Acquisition 3
EDRE 4330 Teaching Content Area Reading Skills 3
EDSP 4302 Survey of Exceptional Children 3
EDUC 4306 Educational Applications of Technology 3
EDSP 4311 Diagnostic and Prescriptive Teaching of Exceptional Children 3
EDSP 4325 Educating Gifted Learners 3
EDUC 4100 TExES State Certification Exam Preparation Seminar 1
EDUC 4311 Curriculum & Instruction in the Secondary School 3
EDUC 4320 Teaching Methodology for Secondary Teachers 3
EDUC 4400 Student Teaching Seminar 4
EDUC 4893 Student Teaching in the Middle School Grades (with appropriate placement) 3

MATHEMATICAL STUDIES (4-8)
MATH 1313 College Algebra LACC
MATH 1323 Trigonometry 3
MATH 1434 Pre-Calculus 4
MATH 1451 Calculus I 4
MATH 2302 Foundations of Arithmetic and Numeration 3
MATH 2303 Foundations of Geometry, Measurement, Probability and Statistics  
MATH 3302 Foundations of Geometry  
MATH 3311 Introduction to Discrete Mathematics and Combinatorics 3
MATH 3404 Probability and Statistics with Computer Applications 4
MATH 4201 Mathematical Topics in Education (Pre-req. 15 hrs in math, Jr. standing) 2
INDC 4360 Essential Elements of Math 3
Total Hours in Major 130