Middle Level Education MATH Teaching Option

Effective May 2017

This major is under an administrative enrollment control. Please review the Entrance-to-Major requirements found at https://advising.psu.edu/entrance-major-requirements

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 015: Rhetoric and CompositionNotes for: ENGL 015 (GWS)

ENGL 015 (GWS)

Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These course carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 030: Honors Freshman CompositionNotes for: ENGL 030 (GWS)

ENGL 030 (GWS)

Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These course carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
MATH 140: Calculus With Analytic Geometry INotes for: MATH 140 (GQ)

MATH 140 (GQ)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Biological Science Selection (GN)Notes for: Biological Science Selection

Biological Science Selection

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
EDTHP 115: Education in American SocietyNotes for: EDTHP 115 (US)

EDTHP 115 (US)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
EDUC 100S: First-Year Seminar in EducationNotes for: EDUC 100S (FYS)

EDUC 100S (FYS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1
Social Studies SelectionNotes for: Social Studies Selection

Social Studies Selection

AF AM/WMNST 101 GH;US(3), AF AM/RL ST 145 GH;US;IL(3), AF AM/RL ST 146 GH;US(3), AF AM/HIST 210 GH;US(3), GEOG 122 GH;US(3), HIST 010 GH;IL(3), HIST 011 GH;IL(3), HIST 012 GH;US(3), HIST 021 GH;US(3), HIST 100 GH;IL(3), HIST 101 GH;IL(3), HIST 104 GH(3), HIST 107 GH;IL(3), HIST 115 GH;US(3), HIST 121 GH;IL(3), HIST 130 GH;US(3), HIST 144 GH;US;IL(3), HIST 152 GH;US;IL(3), HIST 153 GH;US(3),HIST 155 GH;US(3), HIST 156 US(3), HIST 158 US;IL(3), HIST 174 GH;IL(3), HIST 175 GH;IL(3), HIST 176 GH;IL(3), HIST 179 GH;IL(3), HIST 180 GH;IL(3), HIST 181 GH;IL(3), HIST 191 GH;IL(3), S T S/HIST 123 GH(3), WMNST/AF AM 102 GH;IL(3), WMNST/AM ST 104 GH;US(3), WMNST/HIST 117 GH;US;IL(3) (Sem: 1-4)
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 17

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
Literature SelectionNotes for: Literature (GH)

Literature (GH)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
MATH 141: Calculus with Analytic Geometry II Notes for: MATH 141 (GQ)

MATH 141 (GQ)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
Earth Science Selection (GN)Notes for: Earth Science Selection (GN)

Earth Science Selection (GN)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
EDPSY 14: Learning and InstructionNotes for: EDPSY 14

EDPSY 14

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3-4
Art Selection (GA)Notes for: Art Selection (GA)

Art Selection (GA)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 16

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
HD FS 239: Adolescent DevelopmentNotes for: HD FS 239 (GS)

HD FS 239 (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
MATH 200: Problem Solving in Mathematics (GQ)Notes for: MATH 200

MATH 200

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
MATH 220: MatricesNotes for: MATH 220

MATH 220

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
2
Physical Science Selection (GN)Notes for: Physical Science Selection

Physical Science Selection

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
C I 280: Introduction to Teaching English to English Language Learners Notes for: C I 280

C I 280

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 17

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
MATH 201: Problem Solving in Mathematics IINotes for: MATH 201

MATH 201

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Social Studies SelectionNotes for: Social Studies Selection

Social Studies Selection

AF AM 100 GS;US(3), ECON 014 GS(3), ECON 102 GS(3), ECON 104 GS(3), EDTHP 200 GS(3), EDTHP 420(3), GEOG 030 GS;IL(3), GEOG 040 GS;IL(3), GEOG 123 GS;IL(3), GEOG 126 GS;US;IL(3), GEOG 130 GS(3), GEOG 160 GS(3), HIST 120 GS;IL(3), PL SC 003 GS;IL(3), PL SC 007 GS(3), PL SC 014 GS;IL(3), PL SC 017 GS(3), PL SC 110 GS;US(3), PL SC 123 GS;US;IL(3), PL SC 130 GS;US(3), PL SC 135 GS(3), S T S/PL SC 135 GS(3), SOC 119 GS;US(4) (Sem: 1-4)
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
C I 295B: Introductory Field Experience for Middle Level EducationNotes for: C I 295B

C I 295B

Only offered in the spring
Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Arts Selection (GA)Notes for: Arts Selection (GA)

Arts Selection (GA)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
CAS 100ANotes for: CAS 100A

CAS 100A

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 15

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
LL ED 400: Teaching Reading in the Elementary School (4-8 only offered in the fall)Notes for: LL ED 400

LL ED 400

4-8 only offered in the fall
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
LL ED 401: Teaching Language Arts in Elementary School (4-8 only offered in the fall)Notes for: LL ED 401

LL ED 401

4-8 only offered in the fall
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
LL ED 402: Teaching Children's Literature (4-8 only offered in the fall)Notes for: LL ED 402

LL ED 402

4-8 only offered in the fall
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
MTHED 428: Fundamentals of Middle Grades Mathematics 1 Notes for: MTHED 428

MTHED 428

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
SPLED 400:Teaching Exceptional Students in General Education SettingsNotes for: SPLED 400

SPLED 400

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 15

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
MTHED 429: Fundamentals of Middle Grades Mathematics 2Notes for: MTHED 429

MTHED 429

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
ENGL 202A: Effective Writing: Writing in the Social SciencesNotes for: ENGL 202A (GWS)

ENGL 202A (GWS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 202B: Effective Writing: Writing in the HumanitiesNotes for: ENGL 202B (GWS)

ENGL 202B (GWS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
SPLED 403A: Evidence-Based Instruction for Elementary Students with Disabilities in Reading, Math, and WritingNotes for: SPLED 403A

SPLED 403A

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
MTHED 431: Data Analysis in Secondary School Mathematics Notes for: MTHED 431

MTHED 431

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Health and Physical ActivityNotes for: Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 15

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
MTHED 420: Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary Schools (4-8 only offered in the fall)Notes for: MTHED 420

MTHED 420

4-8 offered only in the fall
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
SCIED 458: Natural Science Selection (4-8 only offered in the fall)Notes for: SCIED 458 (GN)

SCIED 458 (GN)

4-8 only offered in the fall
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
SS ED 430W: Teaching Social Studies in the Elementary Grades (4-8 only offered in the fall)Notes for: SS ED 430W

SS ED 430W

4-8 only offered in the fall
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
C I 495B:Clinical Application of Instruction--Elementary and Kindergarten EducationNotes for: C I 495B

C I 495B

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
MTHED 433: Function Concept in Secondary School MathematicsNotes for: MTHED 433

MTHED 433

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
CI 405: Strategies in Classroom ManagementNotes for: CI 405

CI 405

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 18

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
C I 495D: Practicum in Student Teaching--Childhood and Early Adolescent EducationNotes for: C I 495D

C I 495D

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
12
C I 495F: Professional Development PracticumNotes for: C I 495F

C I 495F

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 15

Additional Notes

  • Must complete at least 3 cr. of United States (US) and 3 cr. of International Cultures (IL).
  • W is the code used to designate courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum requirement.
  • ETM notes a course is required for entrance to major/certification program.
  • All students must complete one lab course as indicated on the Natural Sciences (GN) Course Selection List.
  • Summer study could reduce some of the credit loads above.
  • Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These courses carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
  • Academic Advising Notes: The course series listed above is only one of many possible ways to move through this curriculum.   Please be sure to also use the curriculum checksheets and degree audits, as well as consult with an adviser about appropriate scheduling sequences, clearances for field experiences and Testing requirements. Advisers also can assist students in identifying coursework offered at Penn State in the SUMMER.

 

*MATH 200 and any 3 credits of GQ are accepted for ETM.

**Using KINES 126 and/or 127 for the GHA requirement will require 1.5-3 credits of additional electives.



 

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

Footnotes

ENGL 015 (GWS)
Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These course carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
ENGL 030 (GWS)
Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These course carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
Social Studies Selection
AF AM/WMNST 101 GH;US(3), AF AM/RL ST 145 GH;US;IL(3), AF AM/RL ST 146 GH;US(3), AF AM/HIST 210 GH;US(3), GEOG 122 GH;US(3), HIST 010 GH;IL(3), HIST 011 GH;IL(3), HIST 012 GH;US(3), HIST 021 GH;US(3), HIST 100 GH;IL(3), HIST 101 GH;IL(3), HIST 104 GH(3), HIST 107 GH;IL(3), HIST 115 GH;US(3), HIST 121 GH;IL(3), HIST 130 GH;US(3), HIST 144 GH;US;IL(3), HIST 152 GH;US;IL(3), HIST 153 GH;US(3),HIST 155 GH;US(3), HIST 156 US(3), HIST 158 US;IL(3), HIST 174 GH;IL(3), HIST 175 GH;IL(3), HIST 176 GH;IL(3), HIST 179 GH;IL(3), HIST 180 GH;IL(3), HIST 181 GH;IL(3), HIST 191 GH;IL(3), S T S/HIST 123 GH(3), WMNST/AF AM 102 GH;IL(3), WMNST/AM ST 104 GH;US(3), WMNST/HIST 117 GH;US;IL(3) (Sem: 1-4)
Social Studies Selection
AF AM 100 GS;US(3), ECON 014 GS(3), ECON 102 GS(3), ECON 104 GS(3), EDTHP 200 GS(3), EDTHP 420(3), GEOG 030 GS;IL(3), GEOG 040 GS;IL(3), GEOG 123 GS;IL(3), GEOG 126 GS;US;IL(3), GEOG 130 GS(3), GEOG 160 GS(3), HIST 120 GS;IL(3), PL SC 003 GS;IL(3), PL SC 007 GS(3), PL SC 014 GS;IL(3), PL SC 017 GS(3), PL SC 110 GS;US(3), PL SC 123 GS;US;IL(3), PL SC 130 GS;US(3), PL SC 135 GS(3), S T S/PL SC 135 GS(3), SOC 119 GS;US(4) (Sem: 1-4)
C I 295B
Only offered in the spring
LL ED 400
4-8 only offered in the fall
LL ED 401
4-8 only offered in the fall
LL ED 402
4-8 only offered in the fall
MTHED 420
4-8 offered only in the fall
SCIED 458 (GN)
4-8 only offered in the fall
SS ED 430W
4-8 only offered in the fall