2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog 
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2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Adolescence Education: Mathematics (7-12) [AEM]

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This major leads to New York State certification to teach mathematics in grades 7-12.

Career Potential

  • Curriculum coordinator
  • Mathematics teacher, high school or junior high school
  • Educational administrator

A. Required Courses: 39 credit hours

  • MAT elective at the 300 level or above

C. Physical Science: 0-7 credit hours (B.S. only)

Two courses must be chosen from the following:

These courses may also simultaneously satisfy the requirements for General Education Categories 2 or 13, providing seven additional elective hours.

D. Foreign Language:

0-12 credit hours (B.A.),
0-6 credit hours (B.S.)

E. Admission to the Major

Completion of 30 credit hours with at least a 2.5 grade point average overall and in the major.

F. Eligibility for Student Teaching

To be eligible for AED 493: Student Teaching – Adolescence Mathematics I and AED 494: Student Teaching – Adolescence Mathematics II, students must have a grade point average of at least 2.5, both overall and in the major, at the beginning of the semester prior to the semester that they intend to student teach. Students must have also satisfied all prerequisites for AED 493 and AED 494.

G. Program Portfolio

Students in adolescence education mathematics must complete and submit a professional portfolio prior to graduation. Contact the department office or a faculty advisor to obtain guidelines for completing the portfolio.

H. Other Requirements

Specific information regarding certification requirements for New York State teaching certification (such as state examinations, identification and reporting of child abuse, and school violence prevention) can be found here.

Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 124

Example of the B.S. in Adolescence Education: Mathematics (7-12) over four years

The sample program is given as a model only and does not represent expectations for all programs offered. Students should consult an advisor in the Mathematics Department to obtain up-to-date program requirements.

First Year

Fall Total credit hours: 15-16

  • GE 2 or 13
  • Foreign language

Spring Total credit hours: 16-17

  • MCS 186
  • GE 2 or 13
  • Foreign language

Second Year

Fall Total credit hours: 16

  • GE 4
  • GE 8

Spring Total credit hours: 15

  • GE 7
  • GE 12

Third Year

Fourth Year

Spring Total credit hours: 15-16

  • MAT/MCS elective
  • GE 5
  • Elective
  • Elective

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