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  Nov 23, 2017
 
ARCHIVED 2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics, B.S.ED.


Total number of hours for the Program: 120.

Admissions to the Mathematics Education Program

Students seeking admission to the Mathematics Education Program must declare their major and meet the requirements for admission to the Teacher Education Program Teacher Education Program .

Admission to the Professional Education Sequence

Students in Professional Education must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program and are subject to all of the teacher education requirements.  EDCI 201 is the only course in the professional education sequence that may be taken prior to admission to teacher education.

Continuation in the Mathematics Education Program

To continue in the program, students must meet the continuation requirements of the Teacher Education Program Teacher Education Program .  In addition to these requirements, a student enrolled in the B.S.Ed. in Mathematics must also be enrolled in the B.S. Mathematics with the Mathematics Education Option.  If hours taken in the major also meet Liberal Studies requirements more hours may need to be completed in order to meet the 120 total hours needed.

Liberal Studies Hours: 42


Liberal Studies Program Requirements 

Major Requirements


The major requires 44 hours as follows. Only grades of C (2.0) or higher in required mathematics core courses will satisfy requirements in the major. The following courses are required:

Additional Required Course (2 hours)


Additional Requirements


To complete the program, 34 hours are required, including the professional education sequence (30 hours-see below) for secondary and special subject teaching and 4 hours of general electives. At least 30 hours taken at WCU must be at the junior-senior level to meet one of the general university degree requirements. Visit the department’s website at http://www.wcu.edu/learn/departments-schools-colleges/cas/casdepts/mathcsdept/ to view the 8 semester curriculum guide.

General Electives - (4 hours)


Visit the department’s website at http://www.wcu.edu/learn/departments-schools-colleges/cas/casdepts/mathcsdept/ to view the 8 semester curriculum guide.