# Mathematics Education Concentration

## Mathematics, Bachelor of Science 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 (^) ^{1} | ||

1 These requirements also fulfill the College of Arts & Sciences breadth requirement. | ||

College Breadth | ||

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

Bachelor of Science Cognate Requirement | 15 | |

The Bachelor of Science Degree requires at least 15 hours of related Cognate coursework that must be approved by the Mathematics Academic Advisor/Coordinator. Students can also choose a UNO Minor to satisfy their cognate requirement; however, this Cognate minor cannot double-count as the Option 1 minor for the College of Arts & Sciences College Breadth Requirement. A Computer Science Minor cannot satisfy the Cognate requirement for Mathematics. No more than 6 credits of cognate coursework may double-count within the general education requirements. | ||

ELECTIVES | ||

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

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

Freshman | ||
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Fall | Credits | |

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

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

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

Humanities/Fine Arts Course, Global Diversity | 3 | |

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

**MATH 1950: Requires placement. | ||

Credits | 15 | |

Spring | ||

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

ENGL 1160 | ENGLISH COMPOSITION II | 3 |

MATH 1960 | CALCULUS II | 4 |

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

Natural/Physical Science Course** | 3 | |

**Natural/Physical Science Course must be in a 2nd discipline. | ||

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

Credits | 16 | |

Sophomore | ||

Fall | ||

MATH 1970 | CALCULUS III | 4 |

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

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

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

Social Science | 3 | |

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

***TED 2200: Requires 2.50 GPA. | ||

Required: Apply for Educator Preparation Program at this time. | ||

Recommended but not required: Pass the Praxis CORE Academic Skills. | ||

Credits | 16 | |

Spring | ||

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

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

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

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

Junior | ||

Fall | ||

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

MATH 3640 | MODERN GEOMETRY (**) | 3 |

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

Social Science | 3 | |

Humanities/Fine Arts | 3 | |

Elective | 1 | |

Credits | 16 | |

Spring | ||

MATH/CSCI 3100 | APPLIED COMBINATORICS (*,**) or NUMBER THEORY & CRYPTOGRAPHY or LINEAR ALGEBRA | 3 |

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

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

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

Social Science# | 3 | |

#Social Sciences Course must be in a 2nd discipline | ||

Credits | 15 | |

Senior | ||

Fall | ||

MATH 2350 | DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS (*) | 3 |

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

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

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

Humanities/Fine Arts^ | 3 | |

^Humanities/Fine Arts course must be in a 2nd discipline | ||

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

Credits | 15 | |

Spring | ||

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

Credits | 12 | |

Total Credits | 120 |

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.