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Option Advanced Mathematics Teaching Undergraduate Option  

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This option is offered within the following major(s):
Education - College of Education

This option is for students wanting to earn their bachelor’s degree in Education and qualify for an Oregon Teaching License to teach advanced mathematics at the middle school (grades 5–9) and high school (grades 9–12) levels.

Pre-Education Level

Students at this level will be taking general education prerequisite courses and required content course work.

Note: Pre-Education students should meet with the Double Degree Advisor at least once a year in order to ensure they are on track to meet the prerequisite and content mastery requirements prior to applying to the Professional Level.

Pre-Education General Course Work (18 credits)

Completed prior to Professional Level:
ED 216. *Purpose, Structure, & Function of Education in a Democracy (3)
ED 219. Civil Rights and Multicultural Issues in Education (3)
ED 253. Learning Across the Lifespan (3) (Not required if you have taken HDFS 311, 313 and 314 with a 3.0 or higher GPA)
ED 309. Field Practicum (3) (Can be waived with 60 hours supervised/documented volunteer service)
ED 472. Foundations of ESOL Education (3) 
ED 479. Linguistics for Teachers (3)

Advanced Mathematics Content Mastery Requirements (47 credits)

To be completed prior to Professional Level. These requirements are based on standards from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics for teaching grades 7–12. Most of these classes will also meet requirements for a student's first degree.

Standard 1. Calculus (12 credits )

MTH 251. *Differential Calculus (4)
MTH 252. Integral Calculus (4)
MTH 254. Vector Calculus I (4)

Standard 2. Discrete Math (3 credits)

MTH 355. Discrete Mathematics (3)

Standard 3. Statistics (4 credits)

ST 351. Introduction to Statistical Methods (4)

Standard 4. Probability (3 credits)

MTH 361. Introduction to Probability (3)

Standard 5. Geometry (3 credits)

MTH 338. ^Non-Euclidean Geometry (3)

Standard 6. Linear Algebra (3 credits)

MTH 341. Linear Algebra I (3)

Standard 7. Abstract Algebra (3 credits)

MTH 343. Introduction to Modern Algebra (3)

Standard 8. Algebraic and Geometric Transformations (9 credits)

MTH 491, MTH 492, MTH 493. Algebra and Geometric Transformations (3,3,3)

Standard 9. Math Electives (7 credits)

SED 414. Inquiry in Mathematics and Mathematics Education (3)

Choose one from below (4):
MTH 253. Infinite Series and Sequences (4)
MTH 255. Vector Calculus II (4)
MTH 256. Applied Differential Equations (4)
MTH 306. Matrix and Power Series Methods (4)
MTH 311. Advanced Calculus (4)
MTH 312. Advanced Calculus (4)
Statistics or Engineering Course as approved by Double Degree Advisor

Professional Level

To be accepted into the Professional Level, a student must have completed the required Pre-Education General Courses and the Content Mastery Requirements with a minimum 3.0 GPA or by special petition. In addition, students need two letters of recommendation and passing scores on required licensure exams.

Professional Level Course Work (37–38 credits)

Taken during the Professional year-long program:

ED 340. ^Supportive Differentiated Environments (3)
ED 407. Seminar (1)
ED 409. Practicum/Clinical Experience (2) (September Experience)
ED 409. Practicum/Clinical Experience (3) (Fall Practicum)
ED 410. Internship/Work Experience (3) (Part-time Student Teaching)
ED 410. Internship/Work Experience (10) (Full-time Student Teaching)
ED 412. Learning Styles and Needs in Adolescence (2)
ED 424. Teacher as Reflective Practitioner (2)
ED 425. Curriculum Implementation and Instructional Strategies 7-12 (4)
ED 427. Alternative Assessment for Middle and High School (2)
ED 493. Reading, Literature, and Language Development in the Content (2)
   or ED 473. Instructional Approaches for ESOL Education (3)
ED 494  Content Standards and Curriculum Development for High School (3)


* Baccalaureate Core Course
^ Writing Intensive Course (WIC)

Option Code: 60

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