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B.S. DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN MATHEMATICS, TEACHING CONCENTRATION
Areas A  E (See Core section of the Catalog) 
42 semester hours 

Area F 
18 semester hours 

1. 
Requirements (if not already taken in Areas A or D) (1218 hours) 

Calculus I or 

Integrated Calculus IB 

Calculus II 

Calculus III 

Linear Algebra 

Probability and Statistics 

2. 
Electives (The courses taken to satisfy this requirement must be distinct from those used to satisfy Areas AE.) (06 hours) 

Computer Science I 

Computer Science II 

Principles of Chemistry I 

Principles of Chemistry Laboratory I 

Principles of Chemistry II 

Principles of Chemistry Laboratory II 

Principles of Physics I 

Principles of Physics Laboratory I 

Principles of Physics II 

Principles of Physics Laboratory II 

Elementary French I 

Elementary French II 

Elementary French III 

Intermediate French Readings 

Elementary German I 

Elementary German II 

Elementary German III 

Intermediate German Readings 

Elementary Italian I 

Elementary Italian II 

Elementary Italian III 

Intermediate Italian Readings 

Elementary Spanish I 

Elementary Spanish II 

Elementary Spanish III 

Intermediate Spanish Readings 
NOTE: Any transfer student who has not completed the courses in Area F, or their equivalents, must take these courses at GCSU.
Major Requirements (Teaching Concentration) 
27 semester hours 


Foundation of Mathematics 


Abstract Algebra I 


Mathematical Analysis I 


Number Theory 


Geometry 


History of Mathematics 


TechnologyEnhanced Instruction 


Teaching Secondary Mathematics with Manipulatives 


Methods for Secondary School Mathematics Teachers 

Cognate Area (Teaching Concentration) 
916 semester hours 

Computer Science I 


Exploring SocioCultural Perspectives on Diversity in Educational Contexts 


Investigating Critical and Contemporary Issues in Education 


Principles of Physics I 


Principles of Physics Laboratory I 


Seminar: Experience Teaching for Mathematics and Science Majors 
Senior Capstone Experience: (4 hours)
Students complete both MATH 4990 Senior Project (1 hour) and MATH 4950 Special Topics (3 hours) in the same semester. Students must consult with the faculty advisor and MATH 4950 instructor prior to registration. Students completing a culminating major experience through another outlet, such as research experience for undergraduates or internship, may petition the department to substitute this experience for the capstone requirement. Students who petition must demonstrate that they have met the expected student outcomes for MATH 4990.
Other Requirements
1. 
A grade of C or better is required in all courses counting toward the major. 

2. 
A minimum of 39 semester hours overall must be at the 30004000 level. 

3. 
Complete the FirstYear Academic Seminar with a satisfactory grade. Students who transfer to GCSU are exempt from this requirement. 

4. 
Students must show competence in a foreign language at the level of the second university course (1002). (06 hours) 

Electives 
724 semester hours 

Total 
120 semester hours 