Secondary Education Mathematics, AAT

EDUC.AAT.B26

Program Overview

Plan of Study in Secondary Mathematics

The Associate in Arts in Teaching – Secondary Mathematics emphasis fulfills the first two years of a four-year degree in secondary education with a mathematics concentration. The program consists of general education, professional education, and mathematics courses. These courses encompass the 11 Illinois Professional Teaching Standards, the Technology Standards, and the Core Language Arts Standards for all teachers. Students are encouraged to complete their Associate in Arts in Teaching: Secondary Mathematics prior to transfer. Students are urged to meet with an academic advisor each semester to review course selections and transfer plans.

Additional Program Information

Students planning to transfer to a university as an education major should complete the Illinois Test of Academic Proficiency (TAP) at the beginning of their sophomore year at KCC, unless ACT or SAT scores will be substituted for teacher education program admission.

For minimum score requirements:
www.il.nesinc.com - includes information about TAP test sites, registration and study guides; or
ACT Plus Writing or SAT Scores

Among required courses in this curriculum, one course meets Illinois Articulation Initiative Major-Specific requirements for secondary-education majors. Visit www.itransfer.org or a KCC academic advisor for more information.

Use the Transfer Guide

Log on to MyCreditsTransfer at www.itransfer.org to see how your courses transfer to other colleges and universities. MyCreditsTransfer also offers program requirements and course equivalencies.


Program Requirements

Major courses

MATH 2515Calculus & Analytic Geometry I

5 Credits

MATH 2524Calculus & Analytic Geometry II

4 Credits

MATH 2534Calculus and Analytic Geometry III

4 Credits

Choose one

MATH 1704Contemporary Mathematics

4 Credits

MATH 1713Finite Mathematics

3 Credits

MATH 1774Statistics

4 Credits

Total Credit Hours:16-17

Supporting courses

EDUC 1713Intro to Public Education

3 Credits

Choose one

EDUC 2613Educational Psychology

3 Credits

EDUC 1763Technology in Education

3 Credits

PSYC 2553Lifespan Developmental Psychology

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:6

Communications

ENGL 1613English I

3 Credits

ENGL 1623English II

3 Credits

SPCH 1553Introductory Speech

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:9

A minimum grade of C is required in ENGL 1613 and ENGL 1623.

Laboratory Science

Laboratory Science Courses

8 Credits

Total Credit Hours:8

Two courses, with one from the life sciences and one from the physical sciences. View Laboratory Science course options.

Humanities

Humanities Courses

6 Credits

Two courses, with one from general humanities and one from the fine arts or interdisciplinary categories. View humanities course options.

Choose one


HIST 1643Middle East History 600 to Present

3 Credits

HUMS 1813African-American Cultural Expression

3 Credits

HUMS 2613World Religions

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:9

Social and behavioral science

PSYC 1813Introduction to Psychology

3 Credits

Social and Behavioral Science Courses

6 Credits

Total Credit Hours:9

Both Social and behavioral science courses cannot have a PSYC prefix. Suggested courses which fulfill the global diversity and multicultalism requirement are: ANTH 1713, GEOG 1513, HIST 2533, PLSC 2613 and SOCY 2543. Other suggested courses are: PLSC 1513, HIST 2513 and HIST 2523.

Electives

Electives

7 Credits

Total Credit Hours:7

Choose courses from any transfer-level elective area. Appropriate electives have a first digit of 1 or 2 and a second digit of 5, 6, 7, 8 or 9 in the KCC course number.

Total Credit Hours: 64

Suggested Course Sequence

Fall semester

EDUC 1713Intro to Public Education

3 Credits

ENGL 1613English I

3 Credits

HUMS 1513Introduction to Humanities

3 Credits

PSYC 1813Introduction to Psychology

3 Credits

MATH 2515Calculus & Analytic Geometry I

5 Credits

Spring semester

ENGL 1623English II

3 Credits

MATH 2524Calculus & Analytic Geometry II

4 Credits

SPCH 1553Introductory Speech

3 Credits

Social and Behavioral Science Course

3 Credits

Laboratory Science Course

4 Credits

Fall semester

Laboratory Science Course

4 Credits

Social and Behavioral Science - Multiculturalism Course

3 Credits

MATH 2534Calculus and Analytic Geometry III

4 Credits

Education Course

3 Credits

Elective

3 Credits

Spring semester

Mathematics Elective

3-4 Credits

Humanities Courses

6 Credits

Electives

4 Credits