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2016-2017 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics Education/Statistics


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Students planning to pursue an academic program in teaching secondary mathematics, in mathematics or in statistics may take the first two years of study directed by a mathematics advisor. Students should be fully aware of the curriculum of the institution to which they plan to transfer and must follow close advisement.

This program is designed for the student who does intend to transfer to a baccalaureate degree program.

Degree: Associate of Science

Emphasis: Mathematics/Mathematics Education/Statistics

Recommended Full-Time Schedule


The following Recommended Full-Time Schedule is not a substitute for academic advising. You must meet with an academic advisor each semester to be cleared for registration. Consult with your advisor about scheduling and degree requirements. Also, see the current undergraduate catalog (catalog.ws.edu) for a complete list of requirements and electives. Requirements are continually under revision, and there is no guarantee they will not be changed or revoked. Contact the academic division or department for current information.

Factors that affect your progression include required Learning Support courses, completion of computer competency and your choices regarding campus location, course delivery method, and the days and times selected to take classes.

1General Education electives in each category must be chosen from approved courses listed in the General Education Program .

2See senior institution for history requirements.

3Students should consult a faculty advisor to determine appropriate course selections transferable to specific institutions.

Notes:

• Walters State students are required to meet computer competency during the first 30 hours of coursework. Students must take INFS 1010, BUSN 1360 or AGRM 2630/2631 or successfully complete a Computer Competency Exam. The Computer Competency Exam does not provide course credit. Consult your advisor. See www.ws.edu/academics/technical-ed/computer-competency/ for additional information.

•Learning Support courses must be taken every semester until completed.

•Additional courses or hours beyond those listed above may be needed for students to transfer as juniors to certain senior institutions. Mathematics Education students should check requirements for admission to teacher education programs at senior institutions.

First Year


Fall Term (15 semester credit hours)


Spring Term (17 semester credit hours)


  • ENGL 1020♦ - Composition II (3 hrs.)
  • MATH 1920♦ - Calculus II (4 hrs.)
  • Natural Science Elective with Lab (Select from WS approved General Education list)1  (3/1 hrs.)

    Humanities Elective (Select from WS approved General Education list)1 (3 hrs.)

    Behavioral/Social Sciences Elective (Select from WS approved General Education list)1  (3 hrs.)

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Second Year


Fall Term (13 semester credit hours)


  • English Literature (Select from WS approved General Education list)1  (3 hrs.)

  • MATH 2110♦ - Calculus III (4 hrs.)
  • Behavioral/Social Sciences Elective (Select from WS approved General Education list)1  (3 hrs.)

    1History Elective (Select HIST 1110 or HIST 2010)  (3 hrs.)

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Spring Term (15 semester credit hours)


Program Degree Requirements - A.S. Mathematics/Mathematics Education/Statistics


General Education Requirements (42 hours)


Humanities and/or Fine Arts (9 hours)


Approved Humanities General Education electives1 6 credits
Approved Literature elective1 3 credits

History (6 hours)


2See note above.

Approved History electives1, 2  6 credits

Behavioral/Social Sciences (6 hours)


Approved Behavioral/Social Science General Education electives1 6 credits

Mathematics (4 hours)


Natural Science (8 hours)


Approved Natural Science w/Lab General Education Elective1 8 credits

Total Credit Hours 60


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