Department of Mathematics

Math Education Program

Mathematics Education majors should note that certification requirements are established by the Louisiana Department of Education and are subject to change. Students should consult their advisors each semester. Education majors should consult the Division of Education and Counseling section in this catalog for requirements to be formally admitted into Xavier's Teacher Education Program.

FRESHMAN
YEAR
1st
2nd
Semester
Semester
MATH 1070-2070 or 1070HN-2070HN
4
4
Intro. Calculus I/ Calculus II or Honors Calculus I/Honors Calc II
EDUC 1000
0
Teacher Prep
Communication Studies
3
Essential Core
CPSC 1710
3
Computer Science I
ENGL 1010 (or 1000)-102
3
3
Fundamental Core
FRSM 1000-1100
1
1
Freshman Seminar
History
3
Essential Core
PHIL 2040
3
Logic
Physical Education (activity course)
1
Essential Core
STAT 2010
3
Statistical Methods I

14

18

 
SOPHOMORE
YEAR
MATH 2030
3
Linear Algebra
MATH 2080
4
Calculus III
MATH 2550-2560
3
3
Discrete Structures I & II
EDUC 2005R
0
Praxis PPST Reading
EDUC 2005W
0
Praxis PPST Writing
EDUC 2005M
0
Praxis PPST Math
EDUC 2040
3
Introduction to Exceptional Children
EDUC 2044
3
Classroom Management
EDUC 2200
3
Multicultural Education
ENGL 2010
3
Essential Core
Foreign Language
3
3
Fundamental Core
Natural Science (with lab) (BIOL recommended)
3
Fundamental Core

16

18

 
JUNIOR
YEAR
All majors must have passed all parts of Praxis I and should have been accepted into the Teacher Education Program before taking junior-level education courses.
MATH 2160L
1
Mathematics Technology Lab
MATH 4010
3
Modern Geometry
MATH 4030
3
History of Mathematics
MATH 4095/4095D
3
0
Abstract Algebra
EDSC 3023-3023M
3
3
Special Methods/Methods of Teaching Mathematics
EDUC 3005L
0
Praxis II
EDUC 3040
3
Educational Psychology
EDUC 4090
3
Adolescent Psychology
African American and Diaspora Studies
3
Essential Core
Fine Arts
3
Essential Core
Theology
3
3
Essential Core

18

16

 
SENIOR
YEAR
MATH 4999
0
Senior Comprehensives
EDSC 4061T
9
Student Teaching
EDSC 4150
3
Teaching Reading in the Content Area
EDUC 4005S
0
Praxis Specialty Area
EDUC 4060S
0
Student Teaching Seminar
ECON 1030
3
Intro. to Economics
PHIL 3250 *
3
Philosophy of Science
CHEM, IPSC, or PHYS Expansive Core (recommended)
3
Expansive Core
Expansive Core
3
Expansive Core
Free Electives
4

16

12
 
SUMMARY: PROGRAM IN MATH EDUCATION
(GRADES 6-12)
Fundamental Core
18

English Composition (6, ENGL 1000/1010, ENGL 1020), Mathematics (3 of 4, MATH 1070), Natural Science (3), World Language (6)

Essential Core
36

Freshman Seminar (2), African American and Diaspora Studies (3), Communication (3), Fine Arts (3), History (3), Natural Science (3, CPSC 1710), Philosophy (6, PHIL 2040 and PHIL 3250), Physical Education (1, activity course), Social Science (3, ECON 1030), Theology (6), World Literature (3, ENGL 2010)

Expansive Core
6

Including one CHEM, IPSC, or PHYS Expansive Core course (3) (recommended)*

Major**
31

MATH 1070 (1 of 4), MATH 2030 (3), MATH 2070 (4), MATH 2080 (4), MATH 2160L (1), MATH 2550 (3), MATH 2560 (3), MATH 4010 (3), MATH 4030 (3), MATH 4095/4095D (3), MATH 4999 (0); CPSC 1710 (3); STAT 2010 (3)

Education
33

EDSC 3023 (3), EDSC 3023M (3), EDSC 4061T (9), EDSC 4150 (3), EDUC 1000 (0), EDUC 2005R (0), EDUC 2005W (0), EDUC 2005M (0), EDUC 2040 (3), EDUC 2044 (3), EDUC 2200 (3), EDUC 3005L (0), EDUC 3040 (3), EDUC 4005S (0), EDUC 4060S (0), EDUC 4090 (3)

Free Electives
4

 
Total Hours  
128

 
*Teacher certification standards require 3 hours in CHEM, IPSC, or PHYS, in addition to the other courses listed above.
**See also required specified courses in Fundamental and Essential Core

Department of Math

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math@xula.edu

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