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  Sep 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog & Student Handbook

Mathematics — Secondary Education, A.S.


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The mathematics department offers courses to prepare the student for advanced work, courses required in other programs, and courses that contribute to a general studies program.

Twenty or more credits may be earned toward a major in mathematics.

All initial placement in mathematics is established by the appropriate ACT or COMPASS exam score.

Credit by examination may be awarded if the procedures as described under “Credit by Examination” are followed.

A grade of “C” or better must be attained in a mathematics course in order for it to qualify as a prerequisite for another mathematics course.

This degree is for those who plan to teach high school mathematics.

The Casper College education program provides the first two years of a baccalaureate degree program, which leads to certification of elementary and secondary public school teachers. Students who follow the recommended curriculum may also receive an associate of arts or an associate of science degree from Casper College.

Students should consult the catalogs of the colleges or universities to which they are transferring for requirements.

Notice of background check: All education students are subject to background checks and fingerprinting for selected educational coursework involving student contact and future employment as professionals in education and related fields.

 

Recommended Curriculum


General Education (Minimum 32 credits)


General education coursework can be completed from within or outside of the major field of study.

1. Exploration and Participation


3. Relationship with the World


4. General Education Electives


  • Must be chosen from areas 1, 2, or 3 above.

5. Physical Education (1CR)


Secondary Education


Secondary Education majors at Casper College who intend to transfer to the University of Wyoming and most accredited secondary education programs need to complete the following courses prior to entering Phase 2:

Note:


Some bachelor degrees require Adolescent Psychology.

Student advisement for secondary education is done by the department which offers the subject area that the student wants to teach.

The normal length of this program is two academic years at 16-18 credit hours per semester.

Graduation Requirements:


A minimum of 60 approved semester credits are required for graduation. For specific graduation requirements see “Academic Information ” and “Degree Requirements .”

Only courses numbered 1000 or above can be used toward the Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Business, Associate of Fine Arts, Associate of Applied Science and Associate Degree in Nursing.

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