Bloomsburg University Academic Programs

Effective Fall, 2009

Students seeking Secondary Education Certification in Mathematics must declare majors in both Mathematics and Secondary Education (Mathematics) and complete the full Mathematics BA course sequence as well as the Secondary Education Professional Course and Certification requirements. Students must consult their advisers in both departments each semester regarding course selection and other certification requirements.

A total of 121 credits is required for a bachelor of science in education degree with a specialization in Mathematics.

Requirements include:

**53.185**Discrete Mathematics**53.225**Calculus III**53.226**Calculus IV**53.231**College Geometry**53.310**Introduction to Abstract Algebra**53.314**Linear Algebra**53.360**Number Theory**56.121**Computer Science

Select one computer course which must be numbered **56.122** or higher

Any two (2) Mathematics courses numbered **53.311** or higher (**53.410** Mathematical Modeling is recommended)

**60.206** Teachers, Schools and Society

**60.251** Psychological Foundations of Education.

**60.291** Principles of Teaching

**60.311** Classroom Measurement and Assessment

**60.406** Multicultural Education

**65.453** Teaching of Mathematics

**60.497** Teaching in Education: First Experience

**60.498** Teaching in Education: Second Experience

**70.275** Linking Assessment

**70.358** Methods of Instruction

**56.305**Computer Applications**60.204**Educational Computing and Technology**60.350**Instructional Design Systems**60.351**Virtual Learning Communities

Among 50 credits of general education courses, the following are required:

**20.101** Composition I

**20.201** Composition II or a Writing Intensive Course:

**20.131**The Bible as Literature**20.151**Introduction to Literature**20.152**Literature and Society**20.156**Popular Literature**20.226**European Literature I**20.227**European Literature II**20.236**American Literature I**20.237**American Literature II**20.246**British Literature I**20.247**British Literature II**20.256**Non-Western Literature I**20.257**Non-Western Literature II

**45.211** Principles of Sociology

**48.101** General Psychology

**48.212** Adolescent. Psychology

**53.125** Calculus I

**53.126** Calculus II

**53.241** Probability and Statistics

**70.101** Introduction to Exceptional Individuals

**72.415** ELL Basics of Lang & Comm or

**79.494** ELL Strategies and Methods

Among courses chosen to meet humanities requirement, three departments must be represented from Art and Art History, Communication Studies and Theatre Arts, English, Languages and Cultures, Music History, and Philosophy. Among natural sciences and mathematics requirements, three departments must be represented from Biological and Allied Health Sciences, Chemistry; Geography and Geosciences; Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics, and Physics and Engineering Technology.