B.A. in Mathematics with Major in Mathematics Education

Degree Program Hours: 120

Lower Division Preparation

To qualify for admission to the program, a student must have met all the lower division requirements and must be otherwise acceptable into the program. In addition to the University Core Curriculum, Foreign Language, and Common Prerequisites, requirements include a minimum overall GPA of 2.5 for all lower-division/transfer coursework and achieve the competencies ofthe General Knowledge Exam, or the Praxis I.

Common Prerequisite Courses and Equivalencies

FIU Courses Equivalent Course(s)
MAC 2311 MACX311
MAC 2312 MACX312
MAC 2313 MACX313
MAP 2302 MAPX302
COP 2250 or COP 2210 or COP 2270 COPXXXX¹
BSC 1010, BSC 1010L, BSCXXXX/XXXXL² or
BSC 1011, BSC 1011L, CHMXXXX/XXXXL² or
CHM 1045, CHM 1045L, PHYXXXX/XXXXL²
CHM 1046, CHM 1046L,
PHY 2048, PHY 2048L,
PHY 2049, PHY 2049L

¹a scientific programming course designed for computer science majors. ²one laboratory based science course designed for science majors.

Courses which form part of the statewide articulation between the State University System and the Community College System will fulfill the Lower Division Common Prerequisites. For generic course substitutions/equivalencies for Common Program Prerequisites offered at community colleges, state colleges, or state universities, visit: http://facts.org, See Common Prerequisite Manual.

Common Prerequisites

  • MAC 2311 Calculus I
  • MAC 2312 Calculus II
  • MAC 2313 Calculus III
  • MAP 2302 Differential Equations
  • COP 2250 Java Programming
  • or
  • COP 2210 Introduction to Programming
  • or
  • COP 2270 C for Engineers

Completion of one of the following courses with labs:

  • BSC 1010 General Biology I
  • BSC 1010L General Biology Lab I
  • BSC 1011 General Biology II
  • BSC 1011L General Biology Lab II
  • CHM 1045 General Chemistry I
  • CHM 1045L General Chemistry Lab I
  • CHM 1046 General Chemistry II
  • CHM 1046L General Chemistry Lab II
  • PHY 2048 Physics with Calculus I
  • PHY 2048L Physics with Calculus Lab I
  • PHY 2049 Physics with Calculus II
  • PHY 2049L Physics with Calculus Lab II

Courses required for the degree:

Completion of one additional science course with lab from previous list, and

  • MAD 2104 Discrete Math
  • MAS 3105 Linear Algebra

Upper Division Math and Statistics Core: 23

  • MAP 3103 Mathematical Modeling 3
  • MAP 3103L Lab for Mathematical Modeling 1
  • MAA 3200 Introduction to Advanced Mathematics 3
  • MTG 3212 College Geometry 3
  • MHF 3404 History of Mathematics 3
  • MAS 4203 Number Theory 3
  • MAT 4510 Problem Solving Seminar 3
  • STA 4321 Introduction to Mathematical Statistics I 3
  • or
  • STA 3163 Statistical Methods I 3
  • STA 3163 Statistical Methods I 3

Upper Division Education Core: 29

  • MAE 4393 Nature of Math and Science 3
  • MAE 4394 Perspectives in Math and Science Education 3
  • MAE 3893 Mathematics Education Seminar 1
  • RED 4325 Subject Area Reading 3
  • MAE 3651 Learning Mathematics with Technology 3
  • MAE 4330 Teaching and Learning Secondary Mathematics 4
  • TSL 4324 ESOL Issues and Strategies for Content Area Teachers 3
  • MAE 4942 Student Teaching