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Mathematics Secondary Education

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An opportunity to gain an associate degree from Delaware Tech and a bachelor's degree from the Delaware State University.

YOUR PATH TO A BACHELOR'S DEGREE

Delaware Tech has established agreements with four-year colleges and universities that connect Delaware Tech associate degree programs with bachelor's degree programs to create smooth transfer opportunities for you. These Connected Degree programs enable you to complete your associate degree and then transfer to a four-year degree program as a junior.

THE CONNECTED DEGREE 2 + 2 CURRICULUM

Delaware Tech's associate degree program in Mathematics Secondary Education offers a curriculum that has rigorous preparation in mathematics and develops competencies in proven instructional strategies. The student will be prepared to transfer to a baccalaureate degree program that leads to a teaching career in middle or high school mathematics.

The Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics Education at Delaware State University seeks to provide the student with a course of study directed toward an understanding of mathematical theory and its relation to other fields of study. This study includes an emphasis on precision of definition, reasoning to precise conclusions, and an analysis and solution of problems using mathematical principles. Students in this NCATE-accredited program are prepared for careers teaching secondary school mathematics and to pursue graduate study.

VALUE FOR YOU

By completing your associate degree at Delaware Tech, you'll receive excellent instruction in small classes at a campus close to home. Delaware Tech's affordable tuition can reduce the overall cost of your college education, making the completion of your bachelor's degree more manageable.

MAKING THE CONNECTION

Refer to the Connected Degree curriculum (on the reverse side of this page) for the sequence of courses needed to complete this program. Call Delaware Tech and let us help you follow the path to your bachelor's degree.


CONNECTED DEGREE CURRICULUM


Suggested Course Sequence

ASSOCIATE DEGREE
Mathematics Secondary Education

DELAWARE TECHNICAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE

BACHELOR'S DEGREE
Mathematics Education

DELAWARE STATE UNIVERSITY

First Semester (Fall) CR
ENG 121 Composition 3
MAT 281 Calculus I 4
PSY 121 General Psychology 3
CIS 120 Intro to Programming 4
  14
Second Semester (Spring)
MAT 282 Calculus II 4
MAT 263 Principles of Discrete Math 4
PHY 281 Physics I with Calculus 4
PSY 127 Human Development 3
  15
Third Semester (Fall)
MAT 255 Business Statistics I 4
MAT 283 Calculus III 4
SPA 136 Spanish Communication I 4
ECE 233 Exceptional Child 3
  15
Fourth Semester (Spring)
ENG 124 Oral Communications 3
EDC 260 Educational Psychology 3
HIS 111 U.S. History: Pre-Civil War or 3
HIS 112 U.S. History: Post-Civil War 3
MAT 279 Problem Solving Strategies (Capstone) 4
MAT 288 Linear Algebra 4
  17
Fifth Semester (Fall) CR
ENGL 205 African-American Literature or 3
ENGL 206 African-American Literature 3
PHYS 212 Fundamentals of Physics II or 4
PHYS 202 General Physics II 4
EDUC 204 Philosophical Foundations of Education 3
MVSC 100 Fitness and Wellness 2
SPAN 102 Spanish II 3
MTSC XXX Mathematics Elective (300 or higher) 3
  18
Sixth Semester (Spring)
MTSC 203 College Geometry 3
MTSC 341 Probability 3
EDUC 318 Multicultural Education/Global Societies 3
EDUC 322 Teaching Reading in the Secondary School 3
XXXX XXX Free Elective 3
  15
Seventh Semester (Fall)
MTSC 403 Methods of Teaching Secondary Math 3
MTSC 411 Algebraic Structures I 3
MTSC 491 History Of Mathematics 3
EDUC 357 Effective Teaching Skills and Classroom Management 4
EDUC 344 Instructional Technology 3
EDUC 416 Analysis of Student Teaching 1
  17
Eighth Semester (Spring)
EDUC 400 Pre-Service Teaching 12
  12
The bachelor's program in Mathematics requires a minimum of 120 credits.
Course offerings by semester may vary. See your advisor.
RDG 120, Critical Reading and Thinking, is a required DTCC course unless the student is exempt.
For more information contact:
Delaware Tech
Georgetown, DE: (302)259-6470
Delaware State University
Dover, DE: (302)857-6060
Georgetown, DE: (302) 500-7011
Wilmington, DE: (302) 254-5334
This articulation agreement is subject to change based on Delaware Tech and senior institution curriculum changes. 03/2014