Summary of Requirements for the Degree

  1. University Requirements (124 total s.h.)
    • Students must complete all University requirements including those listed below.
    • All Temple students must take a minimum of two writing-intensive courses at Temple as part of their major. The specific writing-intensive course options for this major are:
      MATH 3096
      Introduction to Modern Algebra
      MATH 4096
      Senior Problem Solving
      MGSE 3796
      Differentiated Literacy Instruction in the Disciplines (grades 7-12)
    • Students must complete the General Education (GenEd) requirements.
      • See the General Education section of the Undergraduate Bulletin for the GenEd curriculum.
      • Students who complete TUteach majors receive a waiver for 1 Human Behavior (GB), 2 Science & Technology (GS) and 1 Quantitative Literacy (GQ) GenEd courses.
    • Students must satisfy general Temple University residency requirements.
  2. College Requirements                                                       

    • 45 Upper Level (2000+) credits within the College of Science & Technology (CST), the College of Liberal Arts (CLA), or the College of Engineering (ENG).
    • 90 credits within the College of Science & Technology (CST), the College of Liberal Arts (CLA), or the College of Engineering (ENG).
    • All students in the College of Science and Technology are required to take a one credit first year seminar. SCTC 1001 CST First Year Seminar is the appropriate course option for every entering first year CST major. Transfer students should use SCTC 2001 CST Transfer Seminar to fulfill this requirement. Other courses that fulfill this requirement may be found on the CST College Requirements page.
  3. Major Requirements for Bachelor of Science (98-101 s.h.)1
    At least 10 courses required for the major must be completed at Temple. At least 7 Math, 2 Engineering, and 3 Education courses must be completed at Temple. Though not required, students are strongly encouraged to increase training and field work experience by enrolling in SCTC 1385, SCTC 2385, or SCTC 2389. Students will also benefit from directed laboratory projects offered through SCTC 3185. These courses are offered every semester.

    Mathematics
    MATH 1041Calculus I4
    or MATH 1941 Honors Calculus I
    MATH 1042Calculus II4
    or MATH 1942 Honors Calculus II
    MATH 2021Functions and Modeling (S)3
    MATH 2043Calculus III4
    or MATH 2943 Honors Calculus III
    MATH 2061Euclidean Geometry (S)3
    MATH 2101Linear Algebra3-4
    or MATH 2103 Linear Algebra with Computer Lab
    MATH 2111Basic Concepts of Math3
    MATH 3003Theory of Numbers3
    MATH 3031Probability Theory I3
    MATH 3096Introduction to Modern Algebra3
    MATH 3137Real & Complex Analysis I (F)3
    MATH 3138Real & Complex Analysis II (S)3
    MATH 4096Senior Problem Solving3
    One Mathematics 3000+ elective 23
    Chemistry or Physics
    Select one of the following sets: 38
    CHEM 1031
    CHEM 1033
    CHEM 1032
    CHEM 1034
    General Chemistry I
    and General Chemistry Laboratory I
    and General Chemistry II
    and General Chemistry Laboratory II
    CHEM 1951
    CHEM 1953
    CHEM 1952
    CHEM 1954
    Honors General Chemical Science I
    and Honors Chemical Science Laboratory I
    and Honors General Chemical Science II
    and Honors Chemical Science Laboratory II
    PHYS 1061
    Elementary Classical Physics I
    or PHYS 1961
    Honors Elementary Classical Physics I
    or PHYS 2021
    General Physics I
    or PHYS 2921
    Honors General Physics I
    and
    PHYS 1062
    Elementary Classical Physics II
    or PHYS 1962
    Honors Elementary Classical Physics II
    or PHYS 2022
    General Physics II
    or PHYS 2922
    Honors General Physics II
    Engineering Foundation courses
    Select one of the following:3
    ENGR 1101
    Introduction to Engineering & Engineering Technology
    ENGR 1102
    Introduction to Engineering Problem Solving
    ENGR 1901
    Honors Introduction to Engineering
    ENGR 1117Engineering Graphics2
    Engineering Concentration Courses
    Select two courses within the same track: 36-8
    Track 1 - Environment
    EES 2001
    Physical Geology
    CEE 2711
    Environmental Chemistry & Microbiology
    or CEE 3711
    Environmental Engineering
    Track 2 - Robotics
    ECE 2312
    ECE 2313
    Electrical Engineering Science I
    and Electrical Engineering Science I Lab
    ECE 2612
    ECE 2613
    Digital Circuit Design
    and Digital Circuit Design Laboratory
    Track 3 - Energy
    ENGR 3571
    Classical and Statistical Thermodynamics
    MEE 4575
    Renewable and Alternative Energy
    Track 4 - Bioengineering
    BIOE 2001
    Frontiers in Bioengineering
    BIOE 3725
    Cell Biology for Engineers
    or BIOL 3334
    Mammalian Physiology
    College of Science & Technology
    SCTC 1013Elements of Data Science for the Physical and Life Sciences3
    SCTC 1389Step 1 and 2: Inquiry-Based Lesson Design in Science and Mathematics Modified for English Learners2
    SCTC 3001History of Science3
    SCTC 3312Coding STEM Lessons 41
    Education
    EDUC 2179Knowing and Learning in Mathematics and Science3
    EDUC 4388TUteach Apprentice Teaching6
    EDUC 4802TUteach Apprentice Teaching Seminar1
    MGSE 2189Classroom Interactions (S)3
    or SCTC 3485 Science and Mathematics in the Classroom
    MGSE 3796Differentiated Literacy Instruction in the Disciplines (grades 7-12)3
    MGSE 4189Project-Based Instruction (F)3
    or SCTC 4485 Integrating STEM Practice in Diverse Teaching Environments
    SPED 2231Introduction to Special Education3
    Research Methods
    BIOL/CHEM/EES/PHYS 3091Research Methods (S)3
    Total Credit Hours98-101
    (F) - Fall only course
    (S) - Spring only course

Calculation of Major GPA

Courses listed under the major requirements for the degree will be included in the calculation of the major GPA. Courses that could not apply toward the major as an elective or required course would not be counted in the calculation of the major GPA. This would include MATH 1022, for example. 

Distinction in Major

To graduate with a Distinction in Mathematics and Technology with Teaching, a student should meet the following requirements:

  • Achieve a 3.50 GPA or better for the aggregate of courses required for the B.S. in Mathematics and Technology with Teaching.

  • Achieve a 3.50 GPA for the aggregate of CST content courses required for the B.S. in Mathematics and Technology with Teaching.

  • Achieve a 3.50 GPA for the aggregate of Engineering content courses required for B.S. in Mathematics and Technology with Teaching.

  • Achieve an overall GPA, including all college-level courses, of at least 3.25.

  • Complete MATH 3141, MATH 3142 and MATH 4051 instead of MATH 3137 and MATH 3138, as well as MATH 3098 instead of MATH 3096.

  • A student must achieve a GPA of 3.50 or higher in:

    MATH 3141Advanced Calculus I3
    MATH 3142Advanced Calculus II3
    MATH 3098Modern Algebra3
    MATH 4051Complex Analysis3
    Any additional courses from the following:
    MATH 3043Numerical Analysis I4
    MATH 3044Numerical Analysis II3
    MATH 3101Topics in Modern Algebra3
    Any 4000-level course other than individual study
  • Achieve a 3.90 GPA in the following courses:

    MAES 2189Classroom Interactions3
    or SCTC 3485 Science and Mathematics in the Classroom
    MAES 4189Project-Based Instruction3
    or SCTC 4485 Integrating STEM Practice in Diverse Teaching Environments
    EDUC 4802TUteach Apprentice Teaching Seminar1
    EDUC 4388TUteach Apprentice Teaching6