# 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 4130 - Introduction to Probability and Statistics*
- MATH 4140 - 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.*

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