BAED - Mathematics (Secondary)

General requirements for a bachelor's degree: 120 minimum hours; overall GPA 2.500; major content GPA 2.500.

Course Title Hours
Prerequisites to the Major
MATH 242Calculus I 15
MATH 243Calculus II 15
Requirements for a Major
MATH 344Calculus III3
MATH 321Discrete Structures I3
MATH 415An Introduction to Advanced Mathematics3
MATH 511Linear Algebra3
MATH 531Introduction to the History of Mathematics 13
MATH 615Elementary Number Theory3
MATH 621Elementary Geometry3
STAT 460Elementary Probability and Mathematical Statistics3
Select one of the following:3
Mathematics for High School Teachers
Computational Mathematics Using MATLAB
Fundamental Concepts of Algebra
Integration Techniques and Applications
Advanced Calculus I
Mathematical Models
Differential Equations I
Math Applications
From the list below, select two different divisions of study. At least one must be a laboratory course from a physical science area such as physics, chemistry, or astronomy. Other options need to be approved by an advisor.6-10
Principles of Macroeconomics
Introduction to Modern Astronomy
and Laboratory in Modern Astronomy
General Chemistry I
General College Physics I
Physics for Scientists I
Introduction to Programming
Total Credit Hours43-47
Course Title Hours
CI 270Introduction to the Education Profession 23
Teacher Education - Middle and Secondary Majors (need a B- or better in all courses below)
Core I - Fall Only
CI 320Introduction to Diversity: Exceptionalities2
CI 321Introduction to Diversity: Cultural Issues2
CI 325ISAM: Middle/Secondary General Methods1
CI 315Core I Practicum1
Core II - Spring Only
CESP 433Learning Assessment and Evaluation Theory: Evidence-Based Instruction 43
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 413MTeaching Internship I: Secondary Level Mathematics2
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 471MTeaching Internship II: Secondary Level Mathematics10
Licensure Exams
Praxis II Mathematics Content Knowledge Test
Total Credit Hours37
Course Title Hours
Additional College Requirements - counted as General Education
CESP 334Introduction to Diversity: Human Growth and Development3
ENGL 315Introduction to English Linguistics3
or LING 315 Introduction to English Linguistics
or ANTH 352 Anthropological Linguistics
PSY 111General Psychology3
Select one of the choices below4-5
Introduction to Modern Astronomy
and Laboratory in Modern Astronomy
General Chemistry I
General College Physics I
Physics for Scientists I
Total Credit Hours13-14
Course Title Hours
Select 10 credit hours of elective (to complete 120 credit hours)10
Total Credit Hours10

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 Sciences - 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,
    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 Kansas Performance Teaching Portfolio,
    3. PLT passed,
    4. Praxis II content test(s) passed, and
    5. Licensure application.

Candidates completing this program are eligible to be certified to teach mathematics — grades 6-12. 

Applied Learning

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

Students who graduate from an undergraduate program must experience at least 600 hours of field experience/internship in various classroom settings throughout their specific program. In addition, all initial licensure students must complete the Kansas Performance Teaching Portfolio, which is an action research requirement for licensure.