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B.S., Mathematics & Computer Science
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TUteach - Mathematics & Computer Science

Dr. Douglas Baird, Program Director

College of Science and Technology

Carnell Hall, Suite 400

215-204-2888 

Dr. Thomas J. Walker, Program Director

College of Education

Ritter Hall, Room 338

215-204-8374

Dr. Herbert Green, Master Teacher/Faculty Advisor

College of Science and Technology

Barton Hall, Room A306

215-204-3628

Dr. Edward Letzter, Chair

Dr. Boris Datskovsky, Content Advisor
Department of Mathematics

Wachman Hall, Room 632

215-204-7847
bdats@temple.edu

Dr. Jie Wu, Chair

Dr. Anthony Hughes, Content Advisor

Department of Computer & Information Science
Wachman Hall, Room 1039
215-204-7910

hughes@temple.edu

Mathematics & Computer Science with Teaching

 

The B.S. with Teaching program in Mathematics and Computer Science is part of TUteach, Temple's innovative teacher-training program.  The program provides solid mathematical foundation and pedagogical training necessary for success as a high school mathematics teacher as well as a computer science teacher.  Students who complete the B.S. with Teaching will meet Pennsylvania teacher certification requirements via theoretical and practical courses in education specifically designed for science and mathematics majors. The education courses in the B.S. with Teaching degree program include practice teaching in school district classrooms and emphasize inquiry-based approaches to learning.

 

Bachelor of Science

 

Summary of Requirements for the Degree

 

1. University Requirements (124 total s.h.)

  • Math 0701 (4 s.h.) and/or English 0701 (4 s.h.), if required by placement testing.
  • All Temple students must take a minimum of two writing-intensive courses at Temple as part of their major. Following is a list of courses that can be used to satisfy the writing-intensive requirement:  CIS 4397, CIS 4398, Math 3096, Math 4096, Philosophy 2196 or Secondary Education 3796.
  • Students must complete the General Education (GenEd) requirements.
    • The General Education Curriculum consists of approximately 25-26 s.h.  See the General Education section of the Undergraduate Bulletin for the GenEd curriculum.

 

2. College Requirements                                                       

  • 90 credits within the College of Science & Technology (CST) or the College of Liberal Arts (CLA).
  • 45 Upper Level (2000+) credits within the College of Science & Technology (CST) or the College of Liberal Arts (CLA).

 

3. Major Requirements for Bachelor of Science (95-96 s.h.)

  • Six (6) Computer & Information Science courses are required (24 s.h.): C+IN SC 1068, 1166, 2107, 2168, 3207 and 3223.
  • Ten (10) Mathematics courses are required (33 s.h.): Mathematics 1041 or 1941, 1042 or 1942, 2021, 2043, 2101, 3003, 3061, 3096, 3137 and 3138.
  • Two (2) Physics courses are required (8 s.h.): Physics 1061 or 2021, and 1062 or 2022.
  • One (1) capstone course in the major is required (3-4 s.h.): CIS 4397, CIS 4398 or Math 4096.
  • Two (2) College of Science & Technology courses are required (2 s.h.): SCI TEC 1189 and 1289.
  • Three (3) Education courses are required (10 s.h.): Education 2179, 4388 and 4802.
  • Two (2) Mathematics or Science Education (Secondary) courses are required (6 s.h.): Math/Science Education 2189 and 4189.
  • One (1) Secondary Education course is required (3 s.h.): Secondary Education 3796.
  • One (1) Philosophy course is required (3 s.h.): Philosophy 2196.
  • One (1) Research Methods course is required (3 s.h.): Biology 3091, Chemistry 3091, Earth & Environmental Science 3091 or Physics 3091.

 

Suggested Semester By Semester Plan

Year 1 - Fall Semester
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
C+IN SC 1068 Program Design & Abstraction 4  
Mathematics

Mathematics
1041

1941
Calculus I
     or
Honors Calculus I
4

4

SCI TEC 1189 Step 1: Inquiry Approaches to Teaching 1  
General Education / Elective Credits     7  
Subtotal     16  
 
Year 1 - Spring Semester
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
C+IN SC 2168 Data Structures 4  
Mathematics

Mathematics
1042

1942
Calculus II
     or
Honors Calculus II
4

4
 
SCI TEC 1289 Step 2: Inquiry-Based Lesson Design 1  
Physics 1061 Elementary Classical Physics I 4  
General Education / Elective Credits     3  
Subtotal     16  
 
Year 2 - Fall Semester
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Education 2179 Knowing & Learning in Mathematics & Science 3  
Mathematics 2043 Calculus III 4  
Mathematics 2101 Linear Algebra 3  
Physics 1062 Elementary Classical Physics II 4  
General Education / Elective Credits     3  
Subtotal     17  
 
Year 2 - Spring Semester
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
C+IN SC 1166 Mathematical Concepts in Computing I 4  
C+IN SC 2107 Computer Systems & Low-Level Programming 4  
Math Education (Secondary)
      or
Science Education (Secondary)
2189 Classroom Interactions 3  
General Education / Elective Credits     3  
Subtotal     14  
 
Year 3 - Fall Semester
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Mathematics 2021 Functions & Modeling 3  
Mathematics 3003 Theory of Numbers (F) 3  
Mathematics 3137 Real & Complex Analysis I (F) 3  
Philosophy 2196 Perspectives on Science & Mathematics (F) 3 WI
General Education / Elective Credits     3  
Subtotal     15  
 
Year 3 - Spring Semester
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
C+IN SC 3223 Data Structures & Algorithms 4  
Mathematics 3096 Introduction to Modern Algebra (S) 3 WI
Mathematics 3138 Real & Complex Analysis II (S) 3  
Biology, Chemistry, EES or Physics 3091 Research Methods (S) 3  
Secondary Education 3796 Reading Problems in the Secondary School 3 WI
Subtotal     16  
 
Year 4 - Fall Semester
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
C+IN SC 3207 Introduction to Systems Programming & Operating Systems 4  
Mathematics 3061 Modern Geometry I (F) 3  
Math Education (Secondary)
      or
Science Education (Secondary)
4189 Project-Based Instruction (F) 3  
General Education / Elective Credits     6  
Subtotal     16  
 
Year 4 - Spring Semester
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
C+IN SC

C+IN SC

Mathematics
4397

4398

4096
Independent Research in Computer Science
     or
Projects in Computer Science
     or
Senior Problem Solving (S)
4

4

3
WI

WI
Education 4388 TUteach Apprentice Teaching 6  
Education 4802 TUteach Apprentice Teaching Seminar 1  
General Education / Elective Credits     2-3  
Subtotal     13  
         
Credits in Coursework for B.S. in Mathematics/Computer Science with Teaching 95-96  
General Education / Elective Credits 28-29  
Total Credits for B.S. Degree 124  

(F) - Fall course only.

(S) - Spring course only.

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