Summary of Requirements

University Requirements

All students are required to complete the university's General Education (GenEd) curriculum.

All students (including transfer students) must take a minimum of two writing-intensive (WI) courses at Temple University. Writing intensive course numbers end in 96, 97 and 98.

College Requirements

Students receive a Bachelor of Science in Education degree by meeting the following minimum College requirements:

  • Completion of program requirements as detailed on the academic plan.
  • Earn a "C-" or above in all required Education Courses.
  • Earn a "C-" or above in all required University General Education Courses.
  • Earn minimum grades required by CST in all Mathematics courses.
  • Students in Secondary Education must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA and a 2.0 GPA in their content area courses.

For additional college and certification requirements, refer to the College Requirements page.

Major Requirements

EDUC 1255Inclusive Education for a Diverse Society3
EDUC 2103Socio-cultural Foundations of Education in the United States 13
EDUC 2109Adolescent Development for Educators 13
EDUC 2296Effective Teaching: Theory and Practice3
SPED 2231Introduction to Inclusive Education 13
EDUC 2255Effective Use of Instructional Technology in Classrooms3
EDUC 2306Assessment and Evaluation3
ENES 3338Foundations of Language Teaching: Teaching English Language Learners in Grades 4 to 123
SECE 3796Differentiated Literacy Instruction in the Disciplines, 7-123
EDUC 4111Classroom and Conflict Management in Grades 4 through 123
SECE 4801Senior Seminar and Performance Assessment in Secondary Education3
SECE 4688Student Teaching in Secondary Education9
Total Credit Hours42

Program Requirements for Secondary Education / Mathematics Education

MAES 3145Teaching & Learning Mathematics in the Middle Grades3
MAES 4146Teaching and Learning Mathematics in High School3
MAES 4371History of Mathematics3
EDUC 4389Field Experience1
EDUC 4389Field Experience1
Total Credit Hours11

Academic Content Area for Mathematics

MATH 1041Calculus I4
MATH 1042Calculus II4
MATH 2043Calculus III4
MATH 2101Linear Algebra3
or MATH 2103 Linear Algebra with Computer Lab
MATH 2111Basic Concepts of Math3
MATH 3003Theory of Numbers3
MATH 3031Probability Theory I3
MATH 3032Mathematical Statistics3
MATH 3061Modern Geometry I3
MATH 3096Introduction to Modern Algebra3
MATH 3137Real & Complex Analysis I3
MATH 3138Real & Complex Analysis II3
MATH 4096Senior Problem Solving3
PHYS 1061Elementary Classical Physics I4
PHYS 1062Elementary Classical Physics II4
Select one of the following courses to fulfill the computer programming requirement:4
Programming in Matlab
Computer Programming in C
Program Design and Abstraction
Total Credit Hours54

Clearance Requirements

Students enrolled in courses that require fieldwork or internships must submit updated child abuse, criminal and drug clearances every year. Learn more about submitting clearance requirements.