Nov 18, 2019  
2019-2020 Rivier Academic Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Rivier Academic Catalog

Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics Education (Day)


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Students desiring certification as mathematics secondary school teachers must fulfill the requirements of the math major. In addition to satisfying all of the competencies of the math major, students completing this course of study will have developed skills and competencies listed in the New Hampshire Department of Education Standards.

Major Requirements (67 credits)


General Education Requirements (42-45 credits)


  • ENG 115 - Expositions and Arguments Credits: 3
  • REL 115 - The Dignity of Creaton: God and the Created Order Credits: 3
  • LNS 108 - Student Success: Campus to Community I Credits: 1
  • LNS 109 - Student Success: Campus to Community II Credits: 1
  • BIO 112 - Stewards of the Living World Credits: 3
  • SL 100 - Serving the World Credits: 1
  • MA 112 - College Algebra Credits: 3
  • Who is My Neighbor?  tudents explore this question in their second and third years.(6 credits)

    • HUM200+ Humanities: Literature, Art, and the Human
      Students take one -200 level interdisciplinary course that addresses a basic human question from the perspectives of the literary, visual, and musical arts. Credits: 3
    • HIS203 Interactions: The West in the World I Credits: 3 or
    • HIS204 Interactions: The West in the World II Credits: 3

    How Shall We Live? Students explore this question in their junior and senior years. (6 credits)

    • Religion: Faith, Religion, and Social Justice Credits: 3
      Students take one Religion course developed with this theme at its center.
    • Philosophy: Ethics, Values, and Moral Choices Credits: 3
      Students take one Philosophy course developed with this theme at its center.

    What, then, Shall We Do?  tudents explore this question in their junior or senior year. (3 credits)

    • Capstone: Justice and Global Responsibility Credits: 3
      Students take one of a number of offerings under Justice and Global Responsibility. This seminar serves as the culmination of the Common Core. Informed by problem-solving pedagogy, this seminar enhances the student’s connection with the Catholic vision of the University by focusing on justice and global responsibility.

    Area Distribution Courses: The Core Complement
    Humanities and Social Sciences (6 credits)

    • One course from: English, History, Modern Language, Philosophy, Religious Studies Credits: 3
    • One course from: Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology Credits: 3

    Mathematics and Natural Sciences (6 credits)

    • One course in Mathematics:  MA112 College Algebra or above Credits: 3
    • One course from: Computer Science, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, or Physical Science Credits: 3-4

    Culture through Language (6 credits)
    Students must demonstrate university-level introductory competency in a language other than English.

General Electives (minimum 15 credits)


Degree Requirements (minimum 121 credits)


SAMPLE DEGREE PLAN


Mathematics Education, Bachelor of Arts

Year 1 - Fall

Year 1 - Spring

ENG115

FYS: Expositions & Arguments

3 cr

REL115

FYS: God & Created Order

3 cr

MA165

Calculus I

4 cr

MA166

Calculus II

4 cr

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Natural Science Elective

3 cr

MA210  

Linear Algebra      

3 cr

___ ___

Modern Language

3 cr

ED150   

Foundations of Sec. Ed          

3 cr

MA112

College Algebra or above

3 cr

___ ___

Modern Language

3 cr

LNS108

WC: Student Success I

1 cr

LNS109

WC: Student Success II

1 cr

 

 

17

 

 

17

Year 2 - Fall

Year 2 - Spring

MA220

Calculus III

3 cr

ED260

Psych/Teach Pre-Adol/Adol

3 cr

MA310

Discrete Mathematics

3 cr

HIS101/102

US History I or II

3 cr

HIS203/204

West in the World I or II

3 cr

BIO112

Stewards of the Living World

3 cr

___ ___

General Elective

3 cr

HUM200

Literature, Art & Human

3 cr

PHI___

Philosophy Elective

3 cr

___ ___

General Elective

3 cr

SL100

SL: Serving the World

1 cr

 

 

 

 

 

16

 

 

15

Year 3 - Fall

Year 3 - Spring

MA205

History of Math

3 cr

MA320

Geometric Models

3 cr

MA330

Math Statistics

3 cr

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General Elective

3 cr

ED345

Methods Teach Sec Ed Math

3 cr

JYS___

Junior Year Seminar

3 cr

PHY111/L

Physics I with lab

4 cr

PHY112/L

Physics II with lab

4 cr

___ ___

Social Science Elective

3 cr

REL ___

Religion Elective

3 cr

 

 

16

 

 

16

Year 4 - Fall

Year 4 - Spring

ED350

Plan Learn Environments

3 cr

ED420

Student Teaching/Seminar

12 cr

ED370

Instruction & Accountability I

3 cr

MA420  

Abstract Algebra

3 cr

MA317

Math Problem Solving & Model

3 cr

 

 

 

MA350

Teach Sec Math w/ Technology

3 cr

 

 

 

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General Elective

3 cr

 

 

 

 

 

15

 

 

15

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