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Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Education Grades 8-12

Program Coordinators: Dr. Leszek Rzepecki and Dr. Norm Bishop

Alice Lloyd College Department of Education; Alice Lloyd College Natural Science and Mathematics Division

Teacher Education Handbook (pdf); Student Teaching Handbook (pdf)

2016-17 Curriculum Guide Sheet | 2017-18 Curriculum Guide Sheet | 2018-19 Curriculum Guide Sheet

Course Descriptions

The major in Mathematics Education prepares students to teach the Core Content/Program of Studies for Mathematics in grades eight through twelve. In addition to the curriculum requirements outlined, students pursuing this degree must meet the criteria for admission to the Teacher Education Program, Student Teaching, and the Kentucky and Alice Lloyd Teacher Standards. Upon completion of this program, students must meet other specified Education Professional Standards Board requirements in order to secure certification.  

Students in education must earn a 2.75 overall GPA in all coursework in order to graduate. Note also that in each of the following areas a 2.75 overall GPA is required as well as no grade lower than “C”: 1) education professional courses, 2) all subject matter and collateral courses.

Mathematics Education (Grades 8-12) Major Requirements

Students should become familiar with the requirements for their individual programs and work with their advisors to ensure that all degree requirements will be met. A guide sheet is extremely helpful in academic planning. Students wishing to major in Mathematics Education Grades 8-12 may access a downloadable version (pdf) of the guide sheet at the top of this page, or he or she may obtain one from his or her Faculty Advisor or from the Registrar. The student has the ultimate responsibility for seeing that all academic requirements are being met.

General Education Requirements / 54 hours

Institutional – 18 hours: CIS 110, COMM 126, ENG 101, ENG 102, LE 101, PE 103

Humanities: 12 hours

Social Sciences: 12 hours

Natural Sciences and Mathematics: 12 hours

Professional Education Requirements / 46 hours

EDUC 200, 220, 309, 311, 312, 313, 316, 320, 322, 330, 353, 370, 409, and 412

Professional Education Collateral Requirements / 6 hours

HLTH 210, EDUC 211

Mathematics Requirements / 38 hours

Required (8 hours): MATH 201, MATH 202
Choose 30 hours from MATH 113, 114, 125, 126, 225, 226, 227, 250, 315, 330, 460-469

For Those Students Wishing to Add Middle School Certification in Science:

Professional Education Requirements / 6 hours
Required: EDUC 321, 333

Subject Matter Emphasis Requirements / 30 hours
Mathematics: 30 hours
Required: MATH 112, 113, 114, 125, 201, 202, 250, and 330

General Electives / sufficient to equal 128 hours for graduation:

Students are encouraged to consider courses that can lead to a second major or a minor.
See guidesheet to find courses required to add LBD endorsement.

Suggested Course Sequence

Freshman Year First Semester:

ENG 101
PE 103
MATH 113
Humanities Elective
BIOL 101

Freshman Year Second Semester:

ENG 102
COMM 126
Math 114
CIS 110
Social Science Elective
LE 101

Sophomore Year First Semester:

MATH 201
MATH 125
Social Science Elective
Humanities Elective
EDUC 211
EDUC 200

Sophomore Year Second Semester:

MATH 126
HLTH 210
Social Science Elective
MATH 202
Humanities Elective

Junior Year First Semester:

CHEM 101-115
EDUC 309
MATH 225
Humanities Elective
EDUC 370

Junior Year Second Semester:

MATH 227
EDUC 353
EDUC 316
EDUC 322
MATH 315
MATH 460

Senior Year First Semester:

MATH 250
EDUC 330
EDUC 320
EDUC 409
MATH 330

Senior Year Second Semester:

EDUC 412

This online information is the official text of the Alice Lloyd College Program Catalog 2016-18. The College reserves the right to change at any time any of the provisions, statements, policies, curricula, procedures, regulations or fees. Other publications supplement the Program Catalog and may be obtained from the appropriate office of the College. The provisions of these publications constitute an agreement – but not an irrevocable contract – between the student and the College.