Bachelor of Arts – Adolescence Education: Mathematics Initial Certification (7-12)

Access the complete curriculum for the BA, Adolescence Education: Mathematics, from the Mathematics Department section of the Daemen catalogue.

Following is a suggested course sequence for your program. Courses may be offered as indicated and/or at other times. Consult your Advisor for further direction and planning.

Course Loads

Maximum of 17 credits allowed for 7 semesters; 1 19-credit hour semester is allowed at no additional tuition charge. Additional course loads are allowed for students who achieve Deans List. Consult the Dean's List section of the Daemen catalogue for details on the Dean's List privilege.

NOTE

EDU237 Instructional Design: A student who has earned a C- or less in EDU237 in his/her first two attempts will be dismissed from the teacher certification program.

Year 1

LEARNING COMMUNITIES are generally completed in the first year (LC1 in the 1st semester; LC2 in the 2nd semester)

First Semester

  • CMP101 English Composition (3)
  • IND101 Sustainable & Critical Relationships (3)
  • MTH144 Calculus & Analytic Geometry I (3)
  • CORE ELECTIVES (6)
  • Total Credits (15)

Second Semester

  • EDU203 Learning Theory (3)
  • MTH145 Calculus & Analytic Geometry II (3)
  • MTH264 Discrete Mathematics * (3)
  • PSY103 Introduction to Psychology (3) 
  • SED270 Introduction to the Nature and Educational Needs of Children with Disabilities (3)
  • Total Credits (15)

* Offered in alternate years.

Year 2

First Semester

  • CSC201 Introduction to Computer Science I (3)
  • EDU237 Instructional Design: Theory & Practice (3)
  • Language (3)
  • MTH246 Linear Algebra * (3)
  • MTH254 Calculus & Analytic Geometry III (3)
  • Science (with laboratory): Select from: BIO109/L-110/l; CHE110/L-111/L; PHY151/L-152/L (4)
  • Total Credits (19)

Second Semester

  • EDU314 Promoting English Language Arts Across the Content Areas (3)
  • Language (3)
  • MTH255 Calculus & Analytic Geometry IV (3)
  • Science (with laboratory): Select from: BIO109/L-110/L; CHE110/L-111/L; PHY151/L-152/L (4)
  • SOC243 Child Welfare Policy & Services (3)
  • Total Credits (16)

* Offered in alternate years.

Year 3

First Semester

  • EDU336 Language/Literacy Development for Adolescent Learners (3)
  • Language/Core Elective (3)
  • MTH307 Introduction to Abstract Algebra (3)
  • MTH351 Modern Geometry OR CORE AND/OR FREE ELECTIVES* (3)
  • MTH414 Elementary Theory of Probability (3)
  • Total Credits (15)

Second Semester

  • EDU402 Methods in Classroom Management in Secondary Education (3)
  • Language/Core Elective (3)
  • MTH351 Modern Geometry OR CORE AND/OR FREE ELECTIVES* (3)
  • MTH407 Advanced Calculus I (3)
  • MTH415 Theory of Mathematical Statistics (3)
  • MTH459 Introduction to Mathematical Research (1)
  • Total Credits (16)

*Students will take MTH351 in one semester and 3 credits in Core and/or Free Electives in the other semester.

Year 4

First Semester

  • EDU313 Foundations of Education (3)
  • MTH310 Methods in Teaching Secondary & Middle School Mathematics (3)
  • MTH460 Mathematics Capstone (3)
  • PSY311 Psychology of Adolescence (3)
  • CORE AND/OR FREE ELECTIVES (4)
  • Total Credits (16)

Second Semester

  • EDU327 Teaching to the Standards (3)*
  • EDU479 St Teaching & Seminar at Early Secondary Level (7-9) (6)*
  • EDU480 St Teaching & Seminar at Secondary Level (10-12) (6)*
  • Total Credits (15)

*EDU327 Teaching to the Standards and EDU479-480 Student Teaching must be taken together and may be taken in either semester, provided that required courses are planned for offering in the alternate semester.

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