Secondary Education: Mathematics Teaching Option-Spring Semester Student Teaching

Effective May 2017

This major is under an administrative enrollment control. Please review the Entrance-to-Major requirements found at http://dus.psu.edu/students/etm/requirements.html

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.*
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.*
3
1
MATH 140: Calculus With Analytic Geometry I Notes 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.
4
CMPSC 101: Introduction to C++ ProgrammingNotes for: CMPSC 101 (GQ)

CMPSC 101 (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.
or CMPSC 121: Introduction to Programming TechniquesNotes for: CMPSC 121 (GQ)

CMPSC 121 (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
PSYCH 100: Psychology Notes for: PSYCH 100 (GS)

PSYCH 100 (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
Arts SelectionNotes for: Arts Selection (GA)

Arts Selection (GA)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 17

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
MATH 141: Calculus with Analytic Geometry IINotes 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
MATH 220: MatricesNotes for: MATH 220 (GQ)

MATH 220 (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
Literature SelectionNotes for: Literature Selection (GH)

Literature Selection (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
Science SelectionNotes for: Science Selection (GN)

Science Selection (GN)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
CAS 100A: Effective SpeechNotes for: CAS 100A (GWS)

CAS 100A (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 requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Health and Physical EducationNotes for: Health and Physical Education (GHA)

Health and Physical Education (GHA)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1.5
Total credits 16.5

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
MATH 230: Calculus and Vector AnalysisNotes for: MATH 230

MATH 230

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or MATH 231: Calculus of Several Variables & MATH 232:Integral Vector Calculus Notes for: MATH 231 & MATH 232

MATH 231 & MATH 232

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
MATH 311W: Concepts of Discrete MathematicsNotes for: MATH 311W

MATH 311W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Science SelectionNotes for: Science Selection (GN)

Science Selection (GN)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
EDPSY 014: Learning and InstructionNotes for: EDPSY 014

EDPSY 014

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
C I 280: Introduction to Teaching English to English Language Learners Notes for: C I 280 (GH)

C I 280 (GH)

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

Health and Physical Education (GHA)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1.5
Total credits 17.5

Semester 4

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

HD FS 239 (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or PSYCH 412: AdolescenceNotes for: PSYCH 412

PSYCH 412

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
MATH 310: Elementary CombinatoricsNotes for: MATH 310

MATH 310

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
MATH 312: Concepts of Real Analysis Notes for: MATH 312

MATH 312

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Science SelectionNotes for: Science Selection (GN)

Science Selection (GN)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
C I 295: Introductory Field Experience for Teacher PreparationNotes for: C I 295

C I 295

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
EDTHP 400 Level SelectionNotes for: EDTHP 400 Level Selection

EDTHP 400 Level Selection

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or EDTHP 115: Education in American SocietyNotes for: EDTHP 115 (US)

EDTHP 115 (US)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 17

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
Arts SelectionNotes for: Arts Selection (GA)

Arts Selection (GA)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
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.*
or ENGL 202B: Effective Writing: Writing in the Humanities Notes for: ENGL 202B (GWS)

ENGL 202B (GWS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
MATH 414: Introduction to Probability TheoryNotes for: MATH 414

MATH 414

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
MATH 435: Basic Abstract Algebra Notes for: MATH 435

MATH 435

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or MATH 470: Algebra for TeachersNotes for: MATH 470

MATH 470

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
MATH 436: Linear AlgebraNotes for: MATH 436

MATH 436

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or MATH 441: Matrix AlgebraNotes for: MATH 441

MATH 441

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 16

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
SPLED 400: Teaching Exceptional Students in General Education SettinNotes for: SPLED 400

SPLED 400

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
MTHED 411: Teaching Secondary Mathematics I Notes for: MTHED 411

MTHED 411

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
MTHED 427: Teaching Mathematics in Technology-Intensive Environments Notes for: MTHED 427

MTHED 427

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
MATH 471: Geometry for TeachersNotes for: MATH 471

MATH 471

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
MATH 400 Level SelectionNotes for: MATH 400 Level Selection

MATH 400 Level Selection

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or MTHED 400 Level SelectionNotes for: MTHED 400 Level Selection

MTHED 400 Level Selection

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 17

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
MTHED 412W:Teaching Secondary Mathematics IINotes for: MTHED 412W

MTHED 412W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
C I 495C: Clinical Application of Instruction - Secondary EducationNotes for: C I 495C

C I 495C

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
3
STAT 401: Experimental MethodsNotes for: STAT 401

STAT 401

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or MATH 415: Introduction to Mathematical StatisticsNotes for: MATH 415

MATH 415

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or MTHED listNotes for: MTHED list

MTHED list

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
MATH 400 Level SelectionNotes for: MATH 400 Level Selection

MATH 400 Level Selection

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or MTHED 400 Level SelectionsNotes for: MTHED 400

MTHED 400

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 15

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
C I 495E: Practicum in Student Teaching - Secondary EducationNotes for: C I 495E

C I 495E

No Additional coursework permitted during Student Teaching.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
15
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.
  • First Aid and CPR certification required. (on-line courses not acceptable)
  • 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. Completing GA or GH selection in summer could reduce credit load in 4th or 5th semester.
  • 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.
 
Completing GA or GH selection in summer could reduce credit load in 4th or 5th semester.
 

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.
CAS 100A (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.
C I 495E
No Additional coursework permitted during Student Teaching.