University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    
    Sep 28, 2022  
University General Course Catalog 2022-2023

NevadaTeach Secondary Education and Mathematics, B.A./B.A. in Ed.


Students who complete this NevadaTeach Program will earn two degrees: the Bachelor of Arts in Education/Secondary Education and the Bachelor of Arts with a major in Mathematics. This program provides students with a broad background in mathematics, and includes all coursework required to apply for a license to teach secondary mathematics in the State of Nevada. Students who successfully complete the program are prepared to pursue secondary school teaching, graduate school, or an immediate career in the field of mathematics.

Contact Information


Students should contact the College of Education and Human Development Student Advising Center, WRB 2005
(775) 784-4298 
https://www.unr.edu/education/academic-programs/bachelor

AND

College of Science Academic Advisors: https://www.unr.edu/science/student-resources/advising
314 Davidson Mathematics and Science Center (775) 784-6773

Transfer to the University of Nevada, Reno


Use the transfer agreement  and the degree planner (available by clicking  at the top right of this page) to build your plan for graduation with your advisor. Course substitutions not identified on the transfer agreement require UNR advisor approval. For lower division coursework not available at your current institution, please review the Reverse Transfer agreement  or the Co-Admission program for options.

If a major-to-major transfer agreement is not available for your transfer institution, please check the General Core agreement  if available. If neither is available, access Transferology to assist in your planning.

Graduation Requirements


  • Total Units | 120
  • Cumulative GPA | 2.0
  • University GPA | 2.0
  • Major GPA | 2.0
  • Residency Requirement | 30 Upper-Division Units at UNR
  • Major Residency Requirement | 15 Upper-Division Units in the major at UNR
  • Upper-Division Requirement | 40 Upper-Division Units
  • Half Program Units/4 Year Institution | 60 Units

I. Core General Education Requirements (25-28 units)


NOTE: Refer to the Core Curriculum chapter of this catalog for information regarding  the “Core English and Math Completion Policy  .”

Students in this major must meet all Core Objectives (CO1 through CO14). Courses satisfying Core Objectives are designated (e.g., CO9) in General Catalog curricula and course descriptions.

A. Composition & Communication; Critical Analysis & Use of Information (3-6 units) - CO1, CO3


B. Quantitative Reasoning (4 units) - CO2


C. Physical & Natural Phenomena (6 units minimum) - CO4, CO4L


Refer to the Core Curriculum chapter for a list of approved CO4/CO4L courses .

D. Cultures, Societies, & Individuals (3 units) - CO6


Refer to the Core Curriculum chapter for a list of approved CO6 courses .

E. Artistic Composition, Interpretation, & Expression (3 units) - CO7


Refer to the Core Curriculum chapter for a list of approved CO7 courses .

F. History & Culture; Constitution (6 units) - CO5, CO8


II. Additional Core Requirements (3 units maximum)


Students must take courses that satisfy the following Core Objectives. Some or all of these Core Objectives may be satisfied in the Major Requirements (Section IV). Refer to the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog.

A. Science, Technology & Society - CO9


Refer to the Core Curriculum chapter for a list of approved CO9  courses.

B. Diversity & Equity - CO10


C. Global Context - CO11


E. Capstone Integration & Synthesis - CO13


F. Application - CO14


III. Additional College Requirements (0-14 units)


Units may vary depending on initial course placement in foreign language coursework.

A. Foreign Language (0-14 units)


Successful completion of the foreign language requirement may be accomplished through one of four options:

  1. complete a fourth semester college course in a foreign language or in American Sign Language;
  2. demonstrate proficiency through placement examination or other means determined by the Department of World Languages and Literatures, including minimum CBAPE, SAT II, or IB scores;
  3. show transcript evidence of successful completion of four years of high school coursework in the same foreign language; or
  4. participate in a Studies Abroad program pre-approved by the college to meet the foreign language requirement.

IV. Major Requirements (74 units)


One of the 12-credit Math/Stat specializations below must be completed:


General Mathematics Specialization

Applied Mathematics Specialization

Discrete Mathematics/Operations Research Specialization

V. Minor Requirements (0 units)


VI. Electives (4-21 units)


VII. Recommended Schedule


A. First Year


Fall Semester (15 units)


Spring Semester (15 units)


B. Second Year


Fall Semester (16 units)


Spring Semester (15 units)


C. Third Year


Fall Semester (15 units)


Spring Semester (16 units)


D. Fourth Year