Math/Adolescence Education

The curriculum changes slightly for students wishing to teach mathematics at the secondary level. In addition to the requirements for the mathematics major, students preparing for certification in adolescence education are required to take MAT 246. To complete the adolescence education program, students must have a 2.7 GPA and maintain a 2.7 in both their major and education courses.

Required Courses

Campus

EDU 115 Educational Psychology St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
CS 121 Psychology of the Exceptional Child St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus 
EDU 121 Teaching Adolescents with Exceptionalities St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
EDU 234 Sociological and Philosophical Foundations of Education St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
PSY 220 Adolescent Psychology St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
EDU 360 Methods in Secondary Education St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
EDU 364 Methods of Teaching Mathematics in Secondary School St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
EDU 473 Supervised Student Teaching St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus


Students are also required to perform 100 hours of fieldwork in middle and secondary schools prior to student teaching. Advisement is available throughout the program. To gain initial certification, students must pass the NYSTCE Liberal Arts and Science Test (LAST), the Assessment of Teaching Skills-Written (ATS-W) and the Content Specialty Test (CST) in their major field, as well as submit fingerprinting documentation and participate in a child abuse workshop and a violence prevention workshop. These are offered at the College.

Actuarial Science Strand

The actuarial science strand has been attached to the mathematics major to prepare students for careers in the actuarial field. In addition to the major’s requirements, it is recommended that these students take:

Required Courses

Campus

MAT 250 Theory of Interest St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
MAT 346 Advanced Topics in Probability and Statistics St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
BUS 100 Processes in Management St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
BUS 219 Principles of Finance St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
BUS 315 Principles of Investment St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
ACC 200 Fundamentals of Financial Accounting St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
ECO 120 Macroeconomics St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
ECO 226 Microeconomics St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

Area Of Concentration for Child Study Majors

In addition to the major requirements for the child study degree, 30 credits must be taken in mathematics:

Required Courses

Campus

MAT 205 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
MAT 206 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
MAT 354 Modern Algebra OR
MAT 356 Linear Algebra
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MAT 362 Modern Geometry OR
MAT 364 Topology
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