Curriculum- Adolescence Education: Mathematics (7-12), B.S.

A. Mathematics Content Requirements

  • MA2310 Calculus & Analytical Geometry I
  • MA2320 Calculus & Analytical Geometry II
  • MA2500 History of Mathematics
  • MA3030 Discrete Mathematics
  • MA3160 Linear Algebra
  • MA3180 Foundations of Secondary School Mathematics
  • MA3210 Probability & Statistics
  • MA3330 Calculus & Analytical Geometry III
  • MA3520 Transition to Advanced Mathematics
  • MA4510 Geometry
  • MA5120 Abstract Algebra I
  • MA5320 Advanced Calculus I

B. Liberal Education Courses

Students must complete all requirements of the Liberal Education Curriculum program. MA2500 is strongly recommended.

C. Education Core Courses

  • ED3742 Middle Childhood & Adolescence
  • ED4000 Foundations of Special Education
  • ED3900 Foundations of Education
  • ED4230 Reading Across the Curriculum
  • ED4231 Reading Practicum
  • ED4082 Methods and Materials of Teaching Math in Secondary School
  • ED5890 Pre-teaching Practicum & Seminar
  • ED5900 Student Teaching & Seminar in Adolescence Education (grades 7-12)

D. Other Requirements

Candidates must earn a grade of C- or higher in all required courses for the degree, whether taken at Old Westbury or elsewhere. A grade of C is required in all mathematics courses, whether taken at Old Westbury of other institutions.

E. Second Major in Mathematics

Candidates who desire a second major in mathematics must take: MA4360, CS2510, and one Math elective at 4000 or 5000 level.