Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
2007 Catalog
Bloomsburg University Academic Programs
Academic Catalog

Secondary Education (BSED) (Mathematics)

The following course sequence sheet is for illustrative purposes only and should not be construed as formal academic advisement. Course selections and sequence may vary depending on course availability and counsel from your academic adviser. You should consult an academic adviser before developing an actual academic plan.

More information: download a curriculum worksheet to assist in your planning; see degree requirements.

Cr.First SemesterCr.Second Semester
353.125 Calculus I353.126 Calculus II
456.121 Object-Oriented Programming with Java456.122 Graphical User Interfaces in Java
320.101 Composition I348.101 General Psychology
 or 48.101 General Psychology or 20.101 Composition I
3General Education Group A (Humanities)345.211 Prin Sociology or 46.200 Cultural Anthropology
 or 45.211 Prin Sociology or 46.200 Cultural Anthropology or General Education Group A (Humanities)
260.206 Teachers, Schools, & Society370.101 Introduction to Exceptional Individuals
109.100 Optional University Seminar  
16Total Semester Credits16Total Semester Credits
Cr.Third SemesterCr.Fourth Semester
353.185 Discrete Mathematics353.241 Probability & Statistics
353.225 Calculus III353.226 Calculus IV
3Writing Intensive Literature Course or 20.201325.103 Public Speaking or 25.104 Interpersonal
 or 25.103 Public Speaking or 25.104 Interpersonal or Writing Intensive Literature Course or 20.201
360.204 Educational Computing3General Education Group A (Humanities)
 or 53.305, 60.350, or 60.351360.291 Principles of Teaching
360.251 Psychological Foundations of Education1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills
1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills  
16Total Semester Credits16Total Semester Credits
Cr.Fifth SemesterCr.Sixth Semester
353.231 College Geometry353.314 Linear Algebra
353.310 Introduction to Abstract Algebra353.360 Number Theory
348.212 Adolescence360.393 Social Foundations of Education
3General Ed. Values, Ethics, Decision-Making or 60.406 Multicultural Education
3General Ed. Group C (Natural Science/Math)365.352 Teaching of Mathematics
  3General Education Group A (Humanities)
15Total Semester Credits15Total Semester Credits
Cr.Seventh SemesterCr.Eighth Semester
353.410 Mathematical Modeling660.497 Teaching in Education: First Experience
360.311 Classroom Measures & Assessment660.498 Teaching in Education: Second Experience
3Mathematics Major Elective (311 or higher)  
3General Ed. Group C (Natural Science/Math)  
2Free Elective  
14Total Semester Credits12Total Semester Credits


One of the following is required based on placement testing:

53.113 Precalculus, 53.123 Essentials Calculus, 53.125 Calculus I, or 53.126 Calculus II

Students may count one Communications, Quantitative or Values course towards Gen Ed Group A, B, or C.

As an example, this program counts 25.103 for Communications and Group A. See advisor for other options.