BAED - Mathematics (Middle)

Program Requirements

General requirements for bachelor's degree: 120 minimum credit hours, overall GPA 2.500 and major content GPA 2.500. In addition to meeting the requirements of the WSU General Education Program and the requirements of the College of Applied Studies, students in the BAED - mathematics (middle) must take the following courses:

Course Title Hours
General Education
Select courses to meet General Education requirements 134-35
College Requirements
CESP 334Introduction to Diversity: Human Growth and Development3
ENGL 315Introduction to English Linguistics3
or LING 315 Introduction to English Linguistics
or ANTH 352 Linguistic Anthropology
Middle Level Mathematics Requirements
STAT 370Elementary Statistics 23
MATH 121Geometry for College Students (offered summer only) 23
MATH 123College Trigonometry 23
MATH 144Business Calculus 23
MATH 300Evolution of Mathematics (offered summer only)3
MATH 501Elementary Mathematics 25
MATH 502Mathematics for Middle School Teachers (offered fall only)5
Math Applications. Select one 5-credit-hour, or two 3-credit-hour courses. (Selected with faculty advisor approval.)5-6
Teacher Education - Middle and Secondary Majors (need a B- or better in all courses below)
CI 270Introduction to the Education Profession 33
Core I - Fall Only
CI 320Introduction to Diversity: Exceptionalities2
CI 321Introduction to Diversity: Cultural Issues2
CI 325ISAM: Middle/Secondary General Methods2
CI 315Core I Practicum1
Core II - Spring Only
CI 403Learning and Educational Assessment2
CI 425MISAM: Middle/Secondary Level Content-Specific Methods I - Mathematics2
CI 426MCore II Practicum - Mathematics1
CI 427Philosophy, History and Ethics of Education3
Core III - Fall Only
CI 412MTeaching Internship I: Middle Level Mathematics3
CI 417ISAM: Literacy Strategies in the Content Areas2
CI 435MISAM: Middle/Secondary Level Content-Specific Methods II - Mathematics3
Core IV - Spring Only
CI 436MISAM: Middle/Secondary Level Content-Specific Methods III - Mathematics2
CI 461MTeaching Internship II: Middle Level Mathematics10
Licensure Exams
Praxis II Math Content Knowledge Test
CAS 501Teacher Licensure Capstone0
Open Electives
Select enough electives to reach 120 credit hours10-12
Total Credit Hours120

Required major courses may also count towards General Education requirements. Students will need to select additional electives to reach 120 credit hours required for graduation with assistance from an advisor.


Needs 2.000 or better as prerequisite for MATH 502.


Must have B- or better.

Official Program Transition Point Requirements

  1. Admission into teacher education - completed application packet and meet all admission to teacher education requirements as specified in College of Applied Studies - Policies.
  2. Admission to teacher internship:
    1. Satisfactory accomplishment of content-area, standard-driven assessments,
    2. B- or better in all professional teacher education courses,
    3. 2.500 GPA (overall, WSU and content), and
    4. Completed teacher intern application.
  3. Exit from teacher internship:
    1. B- or better in all professional courses,
    2. 2.500 GPA (overall and WSU),
    3. Successful completion of all degree requirements, and
    4. Final university supervisor evaluation form.
  4. Degree completion:
    1. 2.500 GPA (overall and WSU), and
    2. Meets all degree requirements.
  5. Licensure recommendation:
    1. Passes common assessments,
    2. Passing score on Teacher Licensure Capstone,
    3. Praxis II content test(s) passed, and
    4. Licensure application.

Applied Learning

Students are required to complete an applied learning or research experience to graduate from programs in the School of Education. The requirements can be met by the following:

Students who graduate from a teacher education program must successfully complete an assigned field experience in an educational setting.