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Bachelor of Science in Applied Math: STEM Education


The Department of Mathematics offers the Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics with a concentration in STEM Education for those students wishing to teach Mathematics at the high school level. 

 

A student wishing to earn a B.S. in Applied Mathematics: STEM Education must complete the following:

  • Complete all General Education requirements
  • Complete all Major and Related Coursework  with a 2.0 GPA in all major and related courses, a 2.0 GPA in all 3000 & 4000-level Math courses and at least 39 hours in the 3000 & 4000 level courses.
  • Meet all licensure requirements: A cumulative GPA of 2.5, a 2.5 GPA in all UTC coursework, a 2.5 GPA in all STEM coursework with no grade lower than a C, and a 2.5 GPA in licensure content courses with no grade lower than C.

 

Applied Mathematics Major and Related Requirements

  • CPSC 1100 - Fundamentals of Computer Science
  • ENGL 2820 - Scientific Writing
  • MATH 1950 - Calculus with Analytic Geometry I*  
  • MATH 1960 - Calculus with Analytic Geometry II
  • MATH 2200 - Elementary Linear Algebra
  • MATH 2450 - Introduction to Differential and Difference Equations
  • MATH 2560 - Calculus with Analytic Geometry III
  • MATH 3000 - Introduction to Logic and Proof
  • MATH 3510 - Introduction to Analysis I
  • PHYS 2300 - Principles of Physics - Mechanics and Heat*
  • PHYS 2300L - Principles of Physics Laboratory-Mechanics and Heat*
  • PHYS 2310 - Principles of Physics - Electricity and Magnetism*
  • PHYS 2310L - Principles of Physics Laboratory - Electricity and Magnetism*
  • PSY 1010 - Introduction to Psychology*
  • MATH 4010 - Basic Concepts of Geometry 

One Course From:

  • CPSC 1000 - Introduction to Computing
  • EDUC 4170 - Technology and Learning

One Course From:

  • MATH 3250 - Introduction to Modern Algebra
  • MATH 4200 - Linear Algebra and Matrix Theory

12 hours chosen from A or B:

 A.

  • MATH 3100 - Applied Statistics*
  • 9 additional hours in Mathematics at the 3000-4000 level 

B.

  • MATH 4100 - Introduction to Probability and Statistics*
  • MATH 4110 - Mathematical Statistics
  • 6 additional hour in Mathematics at the 3000-4000 level excluding Mathematics 3100

 

STEM Requirements:

  • STEM 1010 - Step One: Inquiry Approaches to Teaching Science and Mathematics
  • STEM 2010 - Knowing and Learning
  • STEM 2020 - Classroom Interactions
  • STEM 3010 - Perspectives on Science and Mathematics
  • STEM 3020 - Research Methods in Science
  • STEM 4010 - Project-Based Instruction
  • STEM 4020 - Apprentice Teaching
  • MATH 2300 - Mathematical Models, Functions and Applications

One Course From: 

  • STEM 1020 - Step Two: Inquiry Based Lesson Design in Math and Science 
  • STEM 1030 - Step One/Step Two: Inquiry-Based Mathematics and Science Teaching

 

*Also satisfies General Education Requirement

 

NOTE: For admission to the Teacher Education Program (TEP): Earn a minimum 2.75 cumulative grade point average, a 2.75 average on all courses taken at UTC, a 2.75 GPA in education courses with no grade lower than C, and a 2.75 in content area courses with no grade lower than C.

 

Suggested Plan of Study

For more information regarding Mathematics coursework, please refer to the Undergraduate Catalog.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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