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The B.S. program in mathematics with adolescent certification (5–6 extension) is directed to a career goal of teaching. This program includes the course requirements leading to New York State initial certification to teach mathematics in grades 5–12.

Four years of college preparatory mathematics is recommended.

**Intellectual Foundations Requirements 33–39 cr**

**Total Required Credit Hours in Mathematics 44 cr**

**A. Required Courses (32 cr)**

MAT 161 Calculus I (4)

MAT 162 Calculus II (4)

MAT 163 Using Technology to Explore Calculus I (1)

MAT 164 Using Technology to Explore Calculus II (1)

MAT 202 Introduction to Linear Algebra

MAT 263 Calculus III

MAT 264 Using Technology to Explore Calculus III (1)

MAT 270 Discrete Mathematics I

MAT 300 Techniques of Proof

MAT 301 Fundamentals of Abstract Algebra

MAT 322 Modern Geometry

MAT 325 Probability and Statistics

MAT 417 Introduction to Real Analysis I

**B. Electives (9 cr)***Select three courses from the following:*

MAT 302 Abstract Algebra II

MAT 309 Discrete Mathematics II

MAT 315 Differential Equations

MAT 316 Intermediate Differential Equations

MAT 319 Mathematical Biology

MAT 351 Elementary Theory of Numbers

MAT 366 Computational Tools for Applied Mathematicians II

MAT 370 Applied Networks

MAT 382 Mathematical Statistics

MAT 383 Applied Statistics I

MAT 401 Introduction to Computability

MAT 404 Applications of Linear Algebra

MAT 411 Complex Variables

MAT 418 Introduction to Real Analysis II

MAT 431 Mathematical Logic

MAT 461 Numerical Analysis

MAT 471 Introduction to Topology

MAT 490 Seminar

MAT 495 Project

MAT 499 Independent Study

**Total Required Credit Hours in Professional Education 33 cr**

SPF 303 Educational Psychology: Middle and Secondary Education

SPF 353 Human Development During Early Adolescence and Adolescence

SPF 403 Historical and Philosophical Forces Influencing Secondary Education

EDU 416 Teaching Literacy in Middle and Secondary Schools

EDU 417 Adolescent Literacy

EXE 100 Nature and Needs of Individuals with Special Needs*

MED 200 Field Experience in Secondary Education Mathematics

MED 300 Field Experience: Methods in the Teaching of Secondary School Mathematics

MED 307 Uses of Technology in the Teaching of Mathematics*

MED 308W Methods in the Teaching of Secondary School Mathematics

MED 309 Field Experience: Methods in Teaching of Secondary School Mathematics

MED 383W Learning and Teaching Problem Solving

**EXE 100, MED 307, MED 406, and MED 408 fulfill Intellectual Foundations 2014 requirement.*

**Total Required Credit Hours in Student Teaching 12 cr**

MED 406 Student Teaching of Mathematics in the Lower Middle Grades 5-6 (6)

MED 408 Student Teaching of Mathematics in High School (6)

**All College Electives 0-3cr**

**Total Required Credit Hours 120-123 cr**