Education: Mathematics 7-12 Certification

Are you a problem-solver?
Do you like crunching numbers?
Would you like to share these skills with others?

If so, Marywood's Secondary Education program is for you! It's a program designed to provide you with a strong foundation in mathematical skills, problem-solving, and logical reasoning.

Courses offer mathematical maturity, curriculum development, lesson planning, assessment, and classroom management. Practice in this field enhances the awareness of multiculturalism and diversity in the classroom through hands-on experience.

Specialty Courses

C S 142 Programming in C++ 3
MATH 211 Calculus I 4
MATH 212 Calculus II 4
MATH 213 Calculus III 4
MATH 155 Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences 3
or    
MATH 220 Introduction to Probability and Statistics 3
MATH 219 History of Mathematics 3
MATH 321 Abstract Algebra 3
MATH 322, 322L Linear Algebra 3
MATH 323 Number Theory 3
MATH 324 College Geometry 3
MATH 420 Discrete Mathematics 3
MATH 411B Curriculum Methods and Materials in Mathematics 3
MATH 495 Senior Seminar 1
PHYS 303, 303L General Physics I 4
PHYS 304, 304L General Physics II 4

Education Requirements

COURSE #

COURSE NAME

CREDITS

EDUC 000 Field Experience (minimum of 100 clock hours of observation and participation) 0
PSYC 514 Human Development 3
EDUC 502 Multidisciplinary Foundations of Education 3
SPED 507 Characteristics of Mildly Impaired Learner 3
EDUC 005E Practicum Block 1
EDUC 523 Seminar: Psychology of Education 3
EDUC 411A Effective Instruction Secondary/K-12 3
R ED 526 Teaching Content Area Reading 3
SPED 539 Behavior Management Approaches 3
EDUC 561 Methods, Materials and Assessment ESL 3
Varies Content Area Methods 3
SPED 511 Curriculum for Special Needs Learners (taken w/ student teaching) 3
EDUC 591 Student Teaching 2.5,2.5
EDUC 598B Special Topics in Student Teaching (Seminar) (Taken w/ student teaching) 1
EDUC 554* Learning Theories 3
EDUC 501* Research Theory 3

*Courses required for M.A.T. Degree.

Subject Area Specializations

Full transfer credit will be awarded for courses in the following specializations based upon comparable prior credits earned.

Endorsements

The English as a Second Language (ESL) (PK-12) Endorsement is intended to improve a teacher's skills in this specialized area and can be added to existing Level I or Level II certificates.

The online Autism Spectrum Disorders (PK-12) Endorsement will help educators, school psychologists, counselors, and other professionals work more effectively with children and youth diagnosed with ASD.