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Overall GPA Concentration Catalog Term FALL 2019
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Complete Complete except for classes in-progress (TR) Transfer Class
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BS in Secondary Education/Mathematics - 120 Credits
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
120 credits are required.
Minimum credits at WCSU
A minimum of 30 credits must be taken at WCSU.
A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required
When your first term is graded, your cumulative GPA will be calculated.
If your cumulative GPA falls below 3.0 it is important to see an advisor
to make plans for raising your GPA.
Foreign Language Requirement
See Foreign Language Requirement section
General Education Competency Requirements
See General Education Competency Requirements section
General Education Course Requirements
See General Education Course Requirements - Sec Ed MAT
Major Requirements
See Major in Secondary Educ/Mathematics section
General Electives
See Sec Ed/Mathematics General Electives - 4 Credit section
Foreign Language Requirement
Foreign Language Requirement
Complete a foreign language at an elementary II level or above.
Students who have completed three years of language in high school
with at least a 'C' average have satisfied this requirement. Consult
your advisor.
General Education Competency Requirements
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
Students must complete each of the competencies listed below. In
addition, students must complete 3 of the competencies a second time
excluding First Year (FY) and WRT 101 (WI).
General Education Competencies
Creative Process (CP)
1 to 2 Classes
Critical Thinking (CT)
1 to 2 Classes
BS Secondary Education K-12
Oral Communication (OC)
1 to 2 Classes
Health and Wellness (HW)
1 to 2 Classes
Scientific Inquiry (SI)
1 to 2 Classes
Intercultural Competence (IC)
1 to 2 Classes
Information Literacy (IL)
1 to 2 Classes
First Year Experience (FY)
1 Class
Culminating Experience (CE)
1 to 2 Classes
Writing Course (WRT 101)
WRT 101
Writing Intensive II (W2)
1 to 2 Classes
Writing Intensive III (W3)
1 to 2 Classes
Quantitative Reasoning (QR)
1 to 2 Classes
General Education Course Requirements - Sec Ed MAT
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
40 credits are required.
Writing Course
WRT 101
General Education Cognate Courses (14 S.H.)
Fine Arts Course with Creative Process (CP)
Lab Science with Scientific Inquiry (SI)
American History Elective
HIS 148 or 149
Introduction to Programming
CS 140
23 General Education credits outside major
Major in Secondary Education/Mathematics
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
43 credits are required.
Minimum 3.0 major GPA
Minimum credits at WCSU
A minimum of 22 credits must be taken at WCSU.
MATHEMATICS MAJOR REQUIREMENTS - must earn C or better in each class
Math Seminar I
MAT 150
Math Seminar II
MAT 151
Foundational Discrete Mathematics
MAT 141
Calculus I
MAT 181
Math in the Middle Grades
MAT 212
Introductory Statistics
MAT 222
Foundations of Geometry
MAT 242
Introduction to Linear Algebra
MAT 272
Calculus III
MAT 281
Topics in Geometry
MAT 342
Algebraic Structures
MAT 375
History of Mathematics or Introduction to Analysis
MAT 363 or 383
One Math elective 200-400 level
Secondary Education Certification Requirements - 37 S.H.
SECONDARY EDUCATION CORE (B or better in all courses)
Introduction to Education
ED 206
Educational Psychology II
ED 212
Health Issues in the Schools
HPX 215
PROFESSIONAL SEMESTER (B or better in all courses)
Introduction to Special Education
EPY 405
Methods of Teaching in the Secondary Schools
ED 385
Secondary Education Professional Development School Experience
ED 386
Integrating Language
ED 440
Teaching Math in Secondary Schools
ED 449
Assessment of Teaching Strategies
ED 340
Student Teaching
ED 342
MAT 207
Calculus II
MAT 182