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TUteach - Mathematics

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
215-204-7847
Wachman Hall, Room 632
bdats@temple.edu

Mathematics with Teaching

 

The B.S. with Teaching program in Mathematics 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.  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:  Math 2196, Math 3096, Math 3098, 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 (84 s.h.)

  • One (1) Computer & Information Science course is required (4 s.h.): C+IN SC 1053, 1057 or 1068.
  • Fourteen (14) Mathematics courses are required (45 s.h.): Mathematics 1041, 1042, 2021, 2043, 2101, 3003, 3031, 3061, 3096, 3137, 3138, 4096 and two (2) Math electives at the 3000 level or above (Math 2196 can count for one of the Math 3000+ electives, provided it is taken prior to Math 3098 and 3141).
  • Two (2) Physics courses are required (8 s.h.): Physics 1061 or 2021, and 1062 or 2022.
  • 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

C+IN SC

C+IN SC
1053

1057

1068
Programming in Matlab
     or
Computer Programming in C
     or
Program Design & Abstraction
4

4

4

SCI TEC 1189 Step 1: Inquiry Approaches to Teaching 1  
Mathematics

Mathematics
1041

1941
Calculus I
     or
Honors Calculus I
4

4
 
General Education / Elective Credits     7  
Subtotal     16  
 
Year 1 - Spring Semester
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
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     6  
Subtotal     15  
 
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
Math Education (Secondary)
      or
Science Education (Secondary)
2189 Classroom Interactions 3  
Mathematics 2021 Functions & Modeling 3  
Mathematics   3000+ Math Elective~ 3  
General Education / Elective Credits     6  
Subtotal     15  
~Math 2196 can count for one of the Math 3000+ electives, provided it is taken prior to Math 3098 and Math 3141.
 
Year 3 - Fall Semester
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Mathematics 3003 Theory of Numbers (F) 3  
Mathematics 3031 Probability Theory I 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
Biology, Chemistry, EES or Physics 3091 Research Methods (S) 3  
Mathematics 3096 Introduction to Modern Algebra (S) 3 WI
Mathematics 3138 Real & Complex Analysis II (S) 3  
Mathematics   3000+ Math Elective 3  
Secondary Education 3796 Reading Problems in the Secondary School 3 WI
Subtotal     15  
 
Year 4 - Fall Semester
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Math Education (Secondary)
      or
Science Education (Secondary)
4189 Project-Based Instruction (F) 3  
Mathematics 3061 Modern Geometry I (F) 3  
General Education / Elective Credits     9  
Subtotal     15  
 
Year 4 - Spring Semester
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Education 4388 TUteach Apprentice Teaching 6  
Education 4802 TUteach Apprentice Teaching Seminar 1  
Mathematics 4096 Senior Problem Solving (S) 3 WI
General Education / Elective Credits     6  
Subtotal     16  
         
Credits in Coursework for B.S. in Mathematics with Teaching 84  
General Education / Elective Credits 40  
Total Credits for B.S. Degree 124  

(F) - Fall course only.

(S) - Spring course only.

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