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Bachelor of Science Degree in Middle Grades Mathematics - S0020

120 Credits

As a math teacher you will help children and young people build vitally important skills in mathematics – skills that will help them in all aspects of their lives. Mathematics is especially important as the foundation for a world-class education. Help students attain the competencies and knowledge they will need for success in the 21st century.*

Requirements for graduation from the Bachelor of Science Degree in Middle Grades Mathematics are:

  1. Satisfactory completion of all three (3) parts of the Florida Teacher Certification Exam (FTCE).

  2. Students must achieve a cumulative GPA of not less than a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale in all courses attempted (including transfer hours, but, excluding college preparatory courses) and in all courses attempted at Indian River State College.

  3. Successful completion of Student Teaching (MAE 4945, and MAE 4932).

  4. All Baccalaureate Education majors must achieve a grade of "C" or better in all content area courses within their declared Program of Study. Content area courses are math courses for Middle Grades Mathematics majors. Thus, a grade of "C" or higher is required for MAE 4815, STA 2023, MAE 3816 and MHF 4404.

See General Education Requirements for additional requirements.

Also required: Completion of all lower-division state-mandated common prerequisites including the Education prerequisite: EDF 2005.

*This program includes multiple field experience requirements in Florida schools.

Transfer from Associate Degree : 24 credits 

General Education Requirement: 36 credits

Major Concentration Courses: 60 credits

Degree Requirements

Major Concentration (60 credits)

SLS 3318LOrientation to Education Programs

0 credits

EDF 3214Human Development and Learning

3 credits

EDF 4430Measurement, Evaluation and Assessment

3 credits

EDG 3343Instructional Strategies

3 credits

EDG 4410Classroom Management and Communication

3 credits

EDM 3001Introduction to Middle School

3 credits

EME 3410Integrating Technology in the Classroom

3 credits

MAE 3816Elements of Geometry

3 credits

MAE 3940Teaching Middle School Mathematics Practicum

2 credits

MAE 4363Middle School/Secondary School Mathematics Methods

3 credits

MAE 4815Elements of Algebra

4 credits

MAE 4941Teaching Secondary Mathematics Practicum

2 credits

MAE 4932Seminar in Mathematics Education

3 credits

MHF 4404History of Mathematics

3 credits

RED 3342Foundations of Research Based Practices in Reading Education and Application of Instruction

3 credits

STA 2023Elementary Statistics I

3 credits

TSL 4100ESOL Methods, Curriculum and Assessment

3 credits

MAE 4945Student Teaching in Mathematics

10 credits

Math Elective

3 credits