# Mathematics Education Concentration

## Mathematics, Bachelor of Arts with a Concentration in Mathematics Education Requirements

Code | Title | Credits |
---|---|---|

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS - 46 Hours Required | ||

Minimum of “C-“required | ||

Fundamental Academic Skills | 15 | |

ENGLISH COMPOSITION I | ||

ENGLISH COMPOSITION II | ||

Writing in the Discipline Course | ||

PUBLIC SPEAKING FUNDS | ||

or CMST 2120 | ARGUMENTATION AND DEBATE | |

INTRODUCTION TO MATHEMATICAL AND COMPUTATIONAL THINKING | ||

or MATH 1100 | DATA LITERACY AND VISUALIZATION | |

or MATH 1130 | QUANTITATIVE LITERACY | |

or MATH 1140 | QUANTITATIVE REASONING FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS | |

or MATH 1300 | COLLEGE ALGEBRA WITH SUPPORT | |

or STAT 1100 | DATA LITERACY AND VISUALIZATION | |

or STAT 1530 | ELEMENTARY STATISTICS | |

Distribution Requirements | 31 | |

Natural Science - From two disciplines and at least one lab - 7 hrs | ||

Social Science - From two disciplines - 9 hrs | ||

Humanities and Fine Arts - From two disciplines- 9 hrs | ||

Global Diversity - 3 hrs | ||

US Diversity - 3 hrs | ||

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS | ||

**Course will satisfy UNO's General Education requirement | ||

^Course requires pre-requisite(s) | ||

Mathematics Major with a Concentration in Mathematics Education - 46 Hours Required | ||

This concentration is recommended for students interested in pursuing a career in Secondary Education. In some cases it is possible to simultaneously earn a B.S. or a B.A. in Math and a B.S. in Secondary Education. | ||

Required Coursework | 25 | |

CALCULUS I (^) | ||

CALCULUS II | ||

CALCULUS III | ||

APPLIED LINEAR ALGEBRA | ||

INTRODUCTION TO ABSTRACT MATH | ||

DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS | ||

INTRODUCTION TO ANALYSIS | ||

Select one of the following | 3 | |

INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE I | ||

MATHEMATICAL COMPUTING I (Recommended for Mathematics Education Concentration) | ||

INTRODUCTION TO NUMERICAL METHODS | ||

Select all of the following Mathematics Education Concentration courses | 12 | |

MODERN GEOMETRY | ||

HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS | ||

MODERN ALGEBRA | ||

INTRODUCTION TO PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS I | ||

Select two of the following Mathematics Education Concentration courses | 6 | |

APPLIED COMBINATORICS | ||

MATHEMATICAL COMPUTING II | ||

LINEAR ALGEBRA | ||

NUMBER THEORY & CRYPTOGRAPHY | ||

INTRODUCTION TO TOPOLOGY | ||

Select all of the following Educator Preparation Program Requirements | 27 | |

EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS (** ^) | ||

HUMAN RELATIONS FOR BIAS-FREE CLASSROOMS (** ^) | ||

DEVELOPMENT AND LEARNING IN ADOLESCENCE | ||

PLANNING FOR EFFECTIVE TEACHING | ||

SECONDARY CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT (^) | ||

LITERACY AND LEARNING (^) | ||

SPECIAL METHODS IN THE CONTENT AREA (^) | ||

DIFFERENTIATION AND INCLUSIVE PRACTICES (^) | ||

For those who want a Nebraska Math 6-12 Teaching Certificate | 12 | |

CLINICAL PRACTICE AND SEMINAR: ELEMENTARY OR SECONDARY LEVEL (Requires completion of all course work, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75, passing Praxis Core scores (Math, Reading, and Writing), and be accepted into Clinical Practice) | ||

College Breadth | ||

College of Arts and Sciences’ college breadth requirement satisfied by this major | ||

Bachelor of Arts Language Requirement | 16 | |

FREN, GERM, Or SPAN, 1110**, 1120, 2110, 2120 | ||

ELECTIVES | ||

Elective hours as required to reach a total of 120 hours |

## Mathematics, Bachelor of Arts with a Concentration in Mathematics Education Four Year Plan

Freshman | ||
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Fall | Credits | |

CMST 1110 or CMST 2120 | PUBLIC SPEAKING FUNDS or ARGUMENTATION AND DEBATE | 3 |

ENGL 1150 | ENGLISH COMPOSITION I (*) | 3 |

MATH 1950 | CALCULUS I (**) | 5 |

Foreign Language Course 1110*** | 5 | |

*ENGL 1150: Requires placement via EPPE, AP, or ACT. | ||

**MATH 1950: Requires placement exam or ACT or SAT scores. | ||

***Level 1110 foreign language courses count as a Humanity/Fine Arts course, Global Diversity, and toward the student's BA requirement. If student is fulfilling the BA requirement via alternative methods, then 16 additional credits including a HFA and Global Diversity will need to be factored in to this degree plan. | ||

Credits | 16 | |

Spring | ||

ENGL 1160 | ENGLISH COMPOSITION II | 3 |

MATH 1960 | CALCULUS II | 4 |

MATH 2050 | APPLIED LINEAR ALGEBRA (*) | 3 |

Foreign Language Course 1120 | 5 | |

Recommended: Begin studying for Praxis CORE Academic Skills. | ||

Credits | 15 | |

Summer | ||

MATH 1970 | CALCULUS III | 4 |

Credits | 4 | |

Sophomore | ||

Fall | ||

MATH 2200 | MATHEMATICAL COMPUTING I (*) | 3 |

MATH 2230 | INTRODUCTION TO ABSTRACT MATH (**) | 3 |

TED 2100 | EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS (***) | 3 |

TED 2200 | HUMAN RELATIONS FOR BIAS-FREE CLASSROOMS (^) | 3 |

Foreign Language Course 2110 | 3 | |

***TED 2100: Requires 2.50 GPA. Fulfills Advanced Writing Requirement. | ||

^TED 2200: Requires 2.50 GPA. | ||

Credits | 15 | |

Spring | ||

MATH 3200 | MATHEMATICAL COMPUTING II (*) | 3 |

MATH 3230 | INTRODUCTION TO ANALYSIS (**) | 3 |

MATH 4030 | MODERN ALGEBRA (***) | 3 |

Humanities and Fine Arts | 3 | |

Foreign Language Course 2120 | 3 | |

Required: Pass Praxis CORE Academic Skills by the end of this semester. | ||

Required: Acceptance into Educator Preparation Program. Must have 2.75 GPA. | ||

Credits | 15 | |

Summer | ||

MATH 2350 | DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS (*) | 3 |

Humanities & Fine Arts Course + U.S. Diversity | 3 | |

Credits | 6 | |

Junior | ||

Fall | ||

MATH 3640 | MODERN GEOMETRY (*) | 3 |

TED 2380 | DEVELOPMENT AND LEARNING IN ADOLESCENCE (**) | 3 |

TED 2400 | PLANNING FOR EFFECTIVE TEACHING (**) | 6 |

Social Science | 3 | |

Credits | 15 | |

Spring | ||

MATH 3100 or MATH 4560 | APPLIED COMBINATORICS (*) or NUMBER THEORY & CRYPTOGRAPHY | 3 |

MATH 3850 | HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS (**) | 3 |

TED 3550 | SECONDARY CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT (***) | 3 |

TED 3690 | LITERACY AND LEARNING (***) | 3 |

Social Science | 3 | |

Credits | 15 | |

Summer | ||

Natural/Physical Science Course, with lab* | 4 | |

Natural/Physical Science Course | 3 | |

*Natural/Physical Science Courses must be in 2 different disciplines | ||

Credits | 7 | |

Senior | ||

Fall | ||

MATH 4740 | INTRODUCTION TO PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS I (*) | 3 |

SPED 3800 | DIFFERENTIATION AND INCLUSIVE PRACTICES (**) | 3 |

TED 4000 | SPECIAL METHODS IN THE CONTENT AREA | 3 |

Social Science*** | 3 | |

***Social Sciences course must be in a 2nd discipline | ||

Recommended but not required: Pass Praxis II. | ||

Credits | 12 | |

Spring | ||

TED 4600 | CLINICAL PRACTICE AND SEMINAR: ELEMENTARY OR SECONDARY LEVEL | 12 |

Credits | 12 | |

Total Credits | 132 |

This roadmap is a suggested plan of study and does not replace meeting with an advisor. Please note that students may need to adjust the actual sequence of courses based on course availability. Please consult an advisor in your major program for further guidance.

This plan is not a contract and curriculum is subject to change

**Additional Information About this Plan: University Degree Requirements:** The minimum number of hours for a UNO undergraduate degree is 120 credit hours. Please review the requirements for your specific program to determine all requirements for the program. In order to graduate on-time (four years for an undergraduate degree), you need to take 30 hours each year.

**Placement Exams:** For Math, English, Foreign Language, a placement exam may be required. More information on these exams can be found at https://www.unomaha.edu/enrollment-management/testing-center/placement-exams/information.php

**Transfer credit or placement exam scores may change suggested plan of study

**GPA Requirements:** TED 2100 and TED 2200 require a 2.50 GPA. TED 2380 and TED 2400 as well as Admission into the Teacher Prep Program require a 2.75 GPA.

**Graduation Requirements:** 2.75 GPA.