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Secondary Mathematics Education (B.A.) 2017-2018 Catalog Year

College of Education

Department of Curriculum, Instruction , & Culture
//coe.fgcu.edu/secmathedba/index.asp
Progression And Additional Graduation Requirements

Degree-seeking students are classified as pre-majors prior to formal transition into a COE major. In order to transition from a COE pre-major to a major, students must complete the following:

  • An overall GPA of 2.5 on all hours attempted.
  • Pass all subsections of the FTCE General Knowledge Test. No exemptions can be considered.
  • Satisfy all General Education requirements.
  • Satisfy College-Level Skills requirements.
  • Satisfy common prerequisite requirements.
  • Successfully complete a background check.
  • Obtain liability insurance for field experiences in the PreK-12 schools.

Students must have passed the FTCE Subject Area Exam prior to beginning Level I Internship.

Students must complete all coursework and have passed the FTCE Professional Education Exam prior to beginning Level II Internship.

In addition to the program requirements, students must complete:

  • Pass the Florida Teacher Certification Examinations (FTCE), including the subject area examination and the Professional Education examination.
  • A minimum of 48 upper division credits (courses numbered 3000 and higher).
  • Complete 30 of the last 60 credits at FGCU.
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.0 for all coursework attempted at FGCU.
  • Satisfy College-Level skills and foreign language admission requirements.
  • Satisfy Service Learning requirement. www.fgcu.edu/connect/
Program Requirements

To prevent or minimize excess hours, select general education courses that satisfy common prerequisite requirements for your intended major.

  1. FGCU General Education Program (https://www2.fgcu.edu/general_education/)

  2. Common Prerequisites
    A minimum grade of C is required in each course

    FGCU Course: EDF 2005 Intro to Teach Prof (3)
    Acceptable Substitute: EDFX005

    FGCU Course: MAC 2311 Calculus I (4)
    Acceptable Substitute: MACX311

    FGCU Course: MAC 2312 Calculus II (4)
    Acceptable Substitute: MACX312

    FGCU Course: MAC 2313 Calculus III (4)
    Acceptable Substitute: MACXXXX or MTGXXXX or MASXXXX


  3. Courses in the Major
    A minimum grade of C in each course and a GPA of 2.5 is required.

    Required Courses  (51 credits)
    EDF 3132 Adolescent Growth & Dev (3)
    EDF 3253 Learning Mgmt in the Inclusive Classroom (3)
    EDF 4470 Classroom Assessment (3)
    EDG 4937 Sr Seminar-Initial Teach Prep (3)
    EEX 4070 Integrat Except Stud in Gen Ed (3)
    MAE 4152 Math Methods 6-12 (3)
    MAE 4940 Internship: Mathematics Educ. (9)
    MAE 4942 Integr Field Experience: Math (3)
    MAP 2302 Differential Equations (3)
    MAS 3105 Linear Algebra (3)
    MHF 2191 Mathematical Foundations (3)
    MHF 4404 History of Math (3)
    RED 4350 Literacy Content & Processes (3)
    TSL 4340 Methods, Cur and Instr Effect (3)
    TSL 4520 Sec Lang Acquis Comm& Culture (3)


    Restricted Electives* (6 credits)
    Select from the following with approval of the college academic advisor:
    MAA 4226 Analysis I (3)*
    MAD 3107 Discrete Mathematics (3)
    MAD 4401 Numerical Analysis (3)
    MAP 3161 Math for Science & Engineering (4)
    MAP 3162 Probability & Statistics (4)
    MAP 3163 Operations Research I (3)
    MAS 4301 Abstract Algebra I (3)*
    MHF 4404 History of Math (3)
    STA 3163 Applied Statistics (3)
    STA 4234 Intro. to Regression Analysis (3)

    *Recommended for candidates who may wish to pursue 18 graduate credits or more in math.

  4. University Requirements (3 credits)
    IDS 3920 University Colloquium (3)

TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED: 120

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