Oct 22, 2020  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Secondary Education - Mathematics, A.A.T.

Associate of Arts in Teaching | TCHR.MATH.AAT | Transfer Program
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Program Description

This is a recommended program of study for students planning to pursue a bachelor’s degree with the goal of teaching mathematics at the secondary level.

Graduates of the Secondary Education - Mathematics A.A.T. will be able to:

  • Apply adolescent development and learning theories when choosing developmentally appropriate curriculum and strategies for specific and groups of students
  • Differentiate lessons and activities for a variety of purposes and groups of children
  • Demonstrate the skills needed to be an effective part of an educational team
  • Demonstrate the skills necessary to communicate effectively with families and the community
  • Plan, implement, assess, and evaluate student learning outcomes and behavioral objectives for a variety of purposes
  • Use the major concepts and principles of their content area to create effective learning experiences for specific and groups of students in a variety of educational settings
  • Pursue a bachelor’s degree at a four-year institution

Graduation Information: 2.75 GPA, 45 hours of supervised field experience, and passing scores on appropriate basic skills tests are required. Students may be required to take additional courses including special education courses as part of the requirements for a bachelor’s degree and teacher certification at four-year institutions.
Note: All courses must be passed with a grade of C or higher.

General Education Courses

The list of general education courses appears in the General Education List . Some programs recommend or require specific courses to fulfill general education requirements. Please check your program’s sequence of study for this information.

Choose one of the following physics or chemistry sequences based on your transfer plans and complete both courses shown

Program Sequence 1:

  • 3 Credits
  • 4 Credits
  • NOTE: For students who wish to transfer to Bowie State University, Coppin State University, Morgan State University, Towson University, University of Maryland Baltimore County, or University of Maryland Eastern Shore, two courses in calculus-based physics or general chemistry are required. All colleges will accept these two courses.

Program Sequence 2:

  • 4 Credits
  • 4 Credits
  • NOTE: For students who wish to transfer to Frostburg State University, Hood College, College of Notre Dame, Mount St. Mary’s College, UMCP, or Washington College, two courses in algebra-based physics or general chemistry is acceptable.

Program Sequence 3:

Sequence of Study - Secondary Education - Mathematics A.A.T.

Below are the required courses for your program arranged in a suggested sequence. Please note that the sequence does not include developmental coursework. See Academic Preparation  for the developmental course sequence if applicable to you.

1st Semester

Total: 15 Credits

2nd Semester

Total: 14-15 Credits

3rd Semester

Total: 17 Credits

4th Semester

Total: 16 Credits

Program Total: 62-63 Credits

Asterisk (*) denotes a general education course.

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