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2020-2021 General Catalog 
  
2020-2021 General Catalog

Mathematics/Statistics Education (Composite) - BA, BS


College of Science

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

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  • For more information about Mathematics/Statistics Education (Composite), see the website.
  • Following is a sample four-year plan. Please note that student-specific plans may differ.
  • Admitted students must meet with their advisor, Linda Skabelund. Current students should also meet with Linda Skabelund and log on to Degree Works  to check student-specific program progress.

 

Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits 120

 

Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

3.00 GPA
Credits of C- or better 100 Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above) 40
Total USU Credits 30 Upper-division USU Credits 20
USU Credits within the Major 10 Credits in Minor (if required) 12
Credits in Major see below Credits in American Institutions 3
General Education Requirements   see link University Studies Depth Requirements   see link

 

Admissions Requirements for this Program

New freshmen Admitted to USU in Good Standing

 

Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU

3.00 GPA

ACT scores of 21 composite and 20 verbal/English and 19 mathematics/quantitative to be admitted

Notes: This major requires a 3.00 GPA. A grade of C or better is required in all department major courses.

 

First Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

MATH 1210: Calculus I (QL)    4     ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)    3    
College of Science Course    4   MATH 1220: Calculus II (QL)   4    
Breadth Life Sciences (BLS)  or Breadth Physical Sciences (BPS)    3   STAT 3000: Statistics for Scientists (QI)   3    
ENGL 1010: Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)    3     College of Science Course  4  
      Breadth Creative Arts (BCA)   3  
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Second Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

SPED 4000: Education of Students with Disabilities    2     MATH 2280: Ordinary Differential Equations (QI)   3    
MATH 2210: Multivariable Calculus (QI)   3     MATH 3310: Discrete Mathematics   3    
MATH 2270: Linear Algebra (QI)   3     SCED 3210: Educational and Multicultural Foundations (DSS/CI)   3    
STAT 5100: Modern Regression Methods (CI/QI)   3     Breadth Humanities (BHU)   3  
Breadth American Institutions (BAI)      MATH 3110: Modern Geometry   3    
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Apply for the SCED program.

Third Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

MATH 4200: Foundations of Analysis (CI)   3     STAT 5200: Analysis of Designed Experiments  or MATH 5720: Introduction to Mathematical Statistics    3  or 3    
MATH 4310: Introduction to Algebraic Structures (CI)   3     MATH 4400: History of Mathematics and Number Theory   3    

MATH 5710: Introduction to Probability  

3     MATH 4500: Methods of Secondary School Mathematics Teaching   3    
SCED 5100: Motivation and Classroom Management    3    MATH 4300: School Laboratory for Mathematics Teachers Level II   1    
      MATH 3300: School Laboratory for Mathematics Teachers Level I   1    
      Depth Humanities and Creative Arts (DHA)    2-3   
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Fourth Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

MATH 5010: Technology for Teaching Mathematics   3     SCED 5500: Student Teaching Seminar   2    
MATH 5020: Mathematical Cognition and Assessment of Mathematical Achievement   3     SCED 5630: Student Teaching in Secondary Schools   10    
STAT 4010: Probability and Statistics for Teachers   3          
SCED 5200: Language, Literacy and Learning in the Content Areas (CI)   3          
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Admission Requirements for this Major

In addition to Utah State University’s admissions requirements, the mathematics/statistics education (composite) program has additional requirements:

New freshmen admitted to USU in good standing qualify for admission to this major. A 3.0 GPA, ACT scores of 21 composite and 20 verbal/English and 19 mathematics/quantitative and 30 credits of coursework are required for admission to the Secondary Teacher Education Program (STEP). Students should contact the School of Teacher Education and Leadership (TEAL) for information on additional admission criteria.

Transfer students from other institutions or other USU majors need a 3.0 GPA, ACT scores of 21 composite and 20 verbal/English and 19 mathematics/quantitative to be admitted to the major. They also need 30 credits of coursework to be admitted to the STEP. Students should contact the School of Teacher Education and Leadership (TEAL) for information on additional admission criteria.

Students must complete the General Education Requirements .

Students must also complete the University Studies Depth Requirements .

Program Requirements

The Mathematics/Statistics Education (Composite) major requires a 3.00 GPA. A grade of C or better is required in all courses taken for the major. Program coursework may not be taken on a pass/fail basis, except MATH 3300 , MATH 4300  and SCED 5630 .

Licensure Notification


This program typically leads to licensure and was designed to meet licensing qualifications in the state of Utah. If students wish to work in another state within the United States, they should review the qualifications for that state and the Education Licensure Compliance Table provided by School of Teacher Education and Leadership.

For more information, please contact the School of Teacher Education and Leadership at teal.usu.edu.