Secondary Education/Mathematics Education

Students seeking certification in Secondary Education: Mathematics must complete the requirements for both the major in Secondary Education: Mathematics AND for the Mathematics (B.A.) major as specified by the College of Science and Technology. The eight semester plan that appears in the Academic Plan tab is inclusive of all requirements for both the Secondary Education: Mathematics major housed in the College of Education AND for the Mathematics B.A. housed in the College of Science and Technology (CST). Students entering this major must declare the second major of Mathematics through CST.

Summary of Requirements

University Requirements

All students are required to complete the university's General Education (GenEd) curriculum.

All students (including transfer students) must take a minimum of two writing-intensive (WI) courses at Temple University. Writing intensive course numbers end in 96, 97 and 98.

College Requirements

Students receive a Bachelor of Science in Education degree by meeting the following minimum College requirements:

  • Completion of program requirements as detailed on the academic plan.
  • Earn a "C-" or above in all required Education Courses.
  • Earn a "C-" or above in all required University General Education Courses.
  • Earn minimum grades required by CST in all Mathematics courses.
  • Students in Secondary Education must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA and a 2.0 GPA in their content area courses.

For additional college and certification requirements, refer to the College Requirements page.

Major Requirements

EDUC 1255Inclusive Education for a Diverse Society3
EDUC 2103Socio-cultural Foundations of Education in the United States 13
EDUC 2109Adolescent Development for Educators 13
EDUC 2296Effective Teaching: Theory and Practice3
SPED 2231Introduction to Inclusive Education 13
EDUC 2255Effective Use of Instructional Technology in Classrooms3
EDUC 2306Assessment and Evaluation3
ENES 3338Foundations of Language Teaching: Teaching English Language Learners in Grades 4 to 123
SECE 3796Differentiated Literacy Instruction in the Disciplines, 7-123
EDUC 4111Classroom and Conflict Management in Grades 4 through 123
SECE 4801Senior Seminar and Performance Assessment in Secondary Education3
SECE 4688Student Teaching in Secondary Education9
Total Credit Hours42
1

Course required for candidacy.

Program Requirements for Secondary Education / Mathematics Education

MAES 3145Teaching & Learning Mathematics in the Middle Grades3
MAES 4146Teaching and Learning Mathematics in High School3
MAES 4371History of Mathematics3
EDUC 4389Field Experience1
EDUC 4389Field Experience1
Total Credit Hours11

Academic Content Area for Mathematics

MATH 1041Calculus I4
or MATH 1038
MATH 1039
Calculus I with Lab
and Lab for Calculus I with Lab
MATH 1042Calculus II4
MATH 2043Calculus III4
MATH 2101Linear Algebra3
or MATH 2103 Linear Algebra with Computer Lab
MATH 2111Basic Concepts of Math3
MATH 3003Theory of Numbers3
MATH 3031Probability Theory I3
MATH 3032Mathematical Statistics3
MATH 3061Modern Geometry I3
MATH 3096Introduction to Modern Algebra3
MATH 3137Real & Complex Analysis I3
MATH 3138Real & Complex Analysis II3
MATH 4096Senior Problem Solving3
PHYS 1061Elementary Classical Physics I4
PHYS 1062Elementary Classical Physics II4
Select one of the following courses to fulfill the computer programming requirement:4
Programming in Matlab
Computer Programming in C
Program Design and Abstraction
Total Credit Hours54

Suggested Academic Plan

B.S.ED. in Secondary Education / Mathematics Education

Requirements for New Students starting in the 2016-2017 Academic Year

Certain courses require that a student secure clearances as per the College of Education policy; students should check the current list of courses that require clearances found on the College of Education Blackboard Undergraduate Community.

Year 1
FallCredit Hours
ENG 0802, 0812, or 0902Analytical Reading and Writing [GW]14
GenEd Breadth Course3
GenEd Breadth Course3
EDUC 2103Socio-cultural Foundations of Education in the United States3
Calculus I - Select one of the following:14-5
Calculus I 
Calculus I with Lab 
 Term Credit Hours17
Spring
IH 0851 or 0951Mosaic: Humanities Seminar I [GY]13
GenEd Breadth Course3-4
EDUC 2255Effective Use of Instructional Technology in Classrooms3
MATH 1042Calculus II14
PHYS 1061Elementary Classical Physics I4
 Term Credit Hours17
Year 2
Fall
IH 0852 or 0952Mosaic: Humanities Seminar II [GZ]3
GenEd Breadth Course3
MATH 2111Basic Concepts of Math3
MATH 2043Calculus III4
PHYS 1062Elementary Classical Physics II4
 Term Credit Hours17
Spring
SPED 2231Introduction to Inclusive Education1,23
EDUC 2109Adolescent Development for Educators1,23
EDUC 4111Classroom and Conflict Management in Grades 4 through 123
MATH 3031Probability Theory I3
Select one of the following:3-4
Linear Algebra 
Linear Algebra with Computer Lab 
 Term Credit Hours15
Year 3
Fall
MAES 4371History of Mathematics3
EDUC 2296Effective Teaching: Theory and Practice [WI]3
MATH 3003Theory of Numbers3
MATH 3137Real Complex Analysis I3
Select one of the following:4
Programming in Matlab 
Computer Programming in C 
Program Design and Abstraction 
 Term Credit Hours16
Spring
EDUC 1255Inclusive Education for a Diverse Society3
MAES 3145Teaching Learning Mathematics in the Middle Grades3
EDUC 4389Field Experience1
MATH 3032Mathematical Statistics3
MATH 3138Real Complex Analysis II3
MATH 3096Introduction to Modern Algebra [WI]3
 Term Credit Hours16
Year 4
Fall
ENES 3338Foundations of Language Teaching: Teaching English Language Learners in Grades 4 to 1223
MAES 4146Teaching and Learning Mathematics in High School3
EDUC 4389Field Experience1
SECE 3796Differentiated Literacy Instruction in the Disciplines, 7-12 [WI]3
MATH 3061Modern Geometry I3
MATH 4096Senior Problem Solving [WI]3
 Term Credit Hours16
Spring
SECE 4688Student Teaching in Secondary Education9
SECE 4801Senior Seminar and Performance Assessment in Secondary Education3
EDUC 2306Assessment and Evaluation3
 Term Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours: 129
1

Course must be successfully completed to be eligible for Candidacy approval.

2

These 3 courses constitute the waiver for the GenEd Human Behavior category when the GPA requirement is met.