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B.S. Ed. Math

The B.S.Ed. in secondary education with an emphasis in mathematics introduces students to those branches of mathematics most relevant to the teaching of mathematics at the secondary school level.


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Degree Requirements

The following is a brief summary of degree requirements. For complete information and restrictions, please consult the University of Missouri-St. Louis Bulletin appropriate to you.

I. All general education requirements of the University. Courses in the major may be applied to satisfy the Mathematical Skills requirement, and the Natural Sciences or Mathematics requirements. Related Area courses may be used to meet other distribution requirements if appropriate.

II. The following course work in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science is required. (Must be completed with a grade of C- or higher)

  1. Core Requirements

    1250 Introduction to Computing
    1320 Introduction to Probability and Statistics
    1800 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I
    1900 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II
    2000 Analytic Geometry and Calculus III
    2020 Introduction to Differential Equations
    2450 Elementary Linear Algebra
    3250 Foundations of Mathematics
    4100 Real Analysis I
    4400 Introduction to Abstract Algebra

  2. Two additional courses

    Above 4000 in mathematics or statistics. One of which must be chosen from
    4660 Foundations of Geometry
    4670 Introduction to Non-Euclidean Geometry

  3. Satisfy the Related Area Requirement

    Students must satisfy the requirements in two of the groups listed under Related Area Requirements with a grade of C- or better.

    Students seeking a double degree, either within the department or with another department, do not have to fulfill the related area requirement.

III. Complete the School of Education's Professional Education and Clinical Experience requirements.

IV. Meet the State of Missouri requirements for secondary certification.