# Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, BS Secondary Education Emphasis

This is a sample curriculum plan for the Mathematics BS Secondary Education Emphasis within the College of Arts and Sciences at Boise State University.

If you are a prospective student viewing this document, please note curriculum is subject to change and specific per catalog year.

For current students, this plan is intended to be a glimpse at key sequencing within the major, and includes some common/important advising notes. Sample plans are meant to provide aid in early, provisional planning. This plan does not replace the advice of academic advisors. Please refer to Advising ContactsÂ for information about advising within the College of Arts and Sciences and how to contact advisors within each department.

## First Year

### First Semester

Subject/Area/CourseTitleCrs
FHFoundations of Humanities*
3
MATH 170Calculus I

4
FSFoundations of Social Sciences*3
ENGL 101Intro to College Writing3
UF 100Foundations of Intellectual Life3
TOTAL16

### Second Semester

Subject/Area/CourseTitleCrs
MATH 175Calculus II4
ENGL 102Writing and Rhetoric I3
MATH 189Discrete Mathematics4
FCFoundations of Oral Communication*3
FNFoundations of Natural, Physical and Applied Science*3
TOTAL17

## Second Year

### First Semester

Subject/Area/CourseTitleCrs
MATH 275Multivariable Vector Calculus4
MATH 265Intro to Programming in Mathematics3
Choose One:
BIOL 191 & 191L
CHEM 111 & 111L
PHYS 211 & 211L
Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology I
or
General Chemistry I
Or
Physics I with Calculus
4-5
UF 200Foundations of Ethics and Diversity3
TOTAL14 or 15

### Second Semester

Subject/Area/CourseTitleCrs
MATH 333
Or
MATH 301
Differential Equations w/ Matrix Theory
Or
Introduction to Linear Algebra
3
MATH 287Communication in the Mathematical Sciences3
Choose One:
BIOL 192 & 192L
CHEM 112 & 112L
PHYS 212 & 212L
Introduction to the Diversity of Life
or
General Chemistry II
or
Physics II with Calculus
4-5
FSFoundations of Social Sciences (in second field)*3
TOTAL13 or 14

## Third Year

### First Semester

Subject/Area/CourseTitleCrs
MATH 261Statistical Reasoning in the Secondary Classroom3
MATH 305Intro to Abstract Algebra and Number Theory3
MATH 314Foundations of Analysis

3
FAFoundations of Arts*3
Upper-division MATH Elective3
TOTAL15

### Second Semester

Subject/Area/CourseTitleCrs
MATH 250Algebraic and Proportional Reasoning for Teachers3
MATH 361Probability and Statistics I3
MATH 311Foundations of Geometry3
STEM-ED 310Classroom Interactions

3
FNFoundations of Natural, Physical and Applied Science* w/o lab3
TOTAL15

## Fourth Year

### First Semester

Subject/Area/CourseTitleCrs
MATH 370Functions and Modeling3
MATH 404
or
MATH 405
Number Theory
Or
Abstract Algebra
3
STEM-ED 410STEM Teaching Methods

3
Upper-division Elective3
Elective3
TOTAL15

### Second Semester

Subject/Area/CourseTitleCrs
MATH 488 (FF)Senior Outcome Assessment0
MATH 401Senior Thesis in the Mathematical Sciences1
STEM-ED 480Apprentice Teaching

6-12
Elective3
TOTAL10-16