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Secondary Mathematics Education (B.A.) 2016-2017 Catalog Year

College of Education

Department of Curriculum, Instruction , & Culture
Program Admission Requirements
  • An overall GPA of 2.5 on all hours attempted.
  • Pass all subsections of the FTCE General Knowledge Test.  No exemptions can be considered.
  • Satisfy General Education requirements.
  • Satisfy College-Level Skills requirements.
  • Satisfy common prerequisite requirements.
  • Successfully complete a background check.
  • Obtain liability insurance for field experiences in the PreK-12 schools.
Program Requirements

To prevent or minimize excess hours, select general education courses that satisfy common prerequisite requirements for your intended major.

  1. FGCU General Education Program (

  2. Common Prerequisites
    A minimum grade of C is required in each course

    FGCU Course: EDF 2005 Intro to Teach Prof (3)
    Acceptable Substitute: EDFX005

    FGCU Course: EDF 2085 Intro to Diversity for Educ (3)
    Acceptable Substitute: EDFX085

    FGCU Course: EME 2040 Intro to Tech in Educ. (3)
    Acceptable Substitute: EMEX040

    FGCU Course: MAC 2311 Calculus I (4)
    Acceptable Substitute: MACX311

    FGCU Course: MAC 2312 Calculus II (4)
    Acceptable Substitute: MACX312

    FGCU Course: MAC 2313 Calculus III (4)
    Acceptable Substitute: MACXXXX or MTGXXXX or MASXXXX

    In addition to EDF 2085, a minimum of 6 hrs with an international or diversity focus is required. Eligible courses will be determined by the community college or university where the student is currently earning the Associate of Arts or baccalaureate degree. Foreign language courses may be used to meet this requirement.

  3. Courses in the Major
    A minimum grade of C in each course and a GPA of 2.5 is required.

    Required Courses  (51 credits)
    EDF 3132 Adolescent Growth & Dev (3)
    EDF 3253 Learning Mgmt in the Inclusive Classroom (3)
    EDF 4470 Classroom Assessment (3)
    EDG 4937 Sr Seminar-Initial Teach Prep (3)
    EEX 4070 Integrat Except Stud in Gen Ed (3)
    MAE 4152 Math Methods 6-12 (3)
    MAE 4940 Internship: Mathematics Educ. (9)
    MAE 4942 Integr Field Experience: Math (3)
    MAP 2302 Differential Equations (3)
    MAS 3105 Linear Algebra (3)
    MHF 2191 Mathematical Foundations (3)
    MHF 4404 History of Math (3)
    RED 4350 Literacy Content & Processes (3)
    TSL 4340 Methods, Cur and Instr Effect (3)
    TSL 4520 Sec Lang Acquis Comm& Culture (3)

    Restricted Electives* (6 credits)
    Select from the following with approval of the college academic advisor:
    MAA 4226 Analysis I (3)*
    MAD 3107 Discrete Mathematics (3)
    MAD 4401 Numerical Analysis (3)
    MAP 3161 Math for Science & Engineering (4)
    MAP 3162 Probability & Statistics (4)
    MAP 3163 Operations Research I (3)
    MAS 4301 Abstract Algebra I (3)*
    MHF 4404 History of Math (3)
    STA 3163 Applied Statistics (3)
    STA 4234 Intro. to Regression Analysis (3)

    *Recommended for candidates who may wish to pursue 18 graduate credits or more in math.

  4. University Requirements (3 credits)
    IDS 3920 University Colloquium (3)


Additional Graduation Requirements
  • Pass the Florida Teacher Certification Examinations (FTCE), including the subject area examination and the Professional Education examination.
  • A minimum of 48 upper division credits (courses numbered 3000 and higher).
  • Complete 30 of the last 60 credits at FGCU.
  • Satisfaction of College-Level Skills and foreign language admission requirement.
  • Satisfaction of Service Learning requirements:
Progression Requirements
  • Candidates must have passed the FTCE Subject Area Exam prior to beginning Level I Internship.
  • Candidates must complete all coursework and have passed the FTCE Professional Education Exam prior to beginning Level II Internship.

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