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Connected Degree

Mathematics Secondary Education

to Mathematics Education

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 COMMUNITY COLLEGE
BACHELOR'S DEGREE
Mathematics Education
DELAWARE STATE UNIVERSITY
First Semester (Fall)CR
ENG121Composition3
MAT281Calculus I4
PSY121General Psychology3
CIS120Intro to Programming4
 14
Second Semester (Spring)
MAT282Calculus II4
MAT263Principles of Discrete Math4
PHY281Physics I with Calculus4
PSY127Human Development3
 15
Third Semester (Fall)
MAT255Business Statistics I4
MAT283Calculus III4
SPA136Spanish Communication I4
ECE233Exceptional Child3
 15
Fourth Semester (Spring)
ENG124Oral Communications3
EDC260Educational Psychology3
HIS111U.S. History: Pre-Civil War or3
HIS112U.S. History: Post-Civil War3
MAT279Problem Solving Strategies (Capstone)4
MAT288Linear Algebra4
 17
Fifth Semester (Fall)CR
ENGL205African-American Literature or3
ENGL206African-American Literature3
PHYS212Fundamentals of Physics II or4
PHYS202General Physics II4
EDUC204Philosophical Foundations of Education3
MVSC100Fitness and Wellness2
SPAN102Spanish II3
MTSCXXXMathematics Elective (300 or higher)3
 18
Sixth Semester (Spring)
MTSC203College Geometry3
MTSC341Probability3
EDUC318Multicultural Education/Global Societies3
EDUC322Teaching Reading in the Secondary School3
XXXXXXXFree Elective3
 15
Seventh Semester (Fall)
MTSC403Methods of Teaching Secondary Math3
MTSC411Algebraic Structures I3
MTSC491History Of Mathematics3
EDUC357Effective Teaching Skills and Classroom Management4
EDUC344Instructional Technology3
EDUC416Analysis of Student Teaching1
 17
Eighth Semester (Spring)
EDUC400Pre-Service Teaching12
 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