Howard University

Dr. Paul Bezandry, Interim Chair
Howard University
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Mathematics
204 Academic Support Building B
Washington, DC 20059
(202) 806-6830

Programs - Undergraduate
Information for prospective majors | Undergraduate Courses

Mathematics Education

Mathematics Requirements:

MATH 101, Proof & Problem Solving I   (1cr)
MATH 102, Proof & Problem Solving II   (1cr)
MATH 156, Calculus I   (4 cr)
MATH 157, Calculus II   (4 cr)
MATH 158, Calculus III (4 cr)
MATH 150, Modern Geometry   (3 cr)
MATH 180, Introduction to Linear Algebra   (3 cr)
MATH 181, Discrete Structures   (3 cr)
MATH 189, Probability & Statistics I   (3 cr)
MATH 195, Introduction to Analysis I   (3 cr)  

plus one course chosen from the following

MATH 164, Numerical Analysis   (3 cr)
MATH 184, Number Theory   (3 cr)
MATH 190, Probability & Statistics II   (3 cr)
MATH 197, Introduction to Modern Algebra I (3 cr)

Computer Science Requirements:

 SYCS 135, Computer Science I   (4 cr)

Education Requirements:
(course are to be taken in the order listed)

SEED 001, Introduction to Teaching Secondary   (3 cr)
SEED 005, Educational Psych-Childhood & Adolescent   (3 cr)
or
SEED 029, Educational Psych-Learning   (3 cr)
SEED 150, Survey of the Exceptional Child   (3 cr)
SEED 039, Social Foundations of Urban Education   (3 cr)
SEED 160, Improvement of Reading   (3 cr)
SEED 110, Educational Technology & Computers   (3 cr)
SEED 198, Methods of Teaching Math in Jr & Sr High School (3 cr)
SEED 135, Student Teaching & Classroom Mgmt Seminar   (9 cr)

In addition, the Praxis I exam should be taken by the end of the sophomore year and the Praxis II exam must be taken before doing student teaching.

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Example 4-year sequence

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Applied Mathematics
Actuarial Science
Computational Science
Mathematics Education
Pure Mathematics

Department of Mathematics College of Arts and Sciences