Washingon State Teacher Certification: Mathematics (5-12)

Standard 8: Calculus

Candidates demonstrate a conceptual understanding of and procedural facility with calculus concepts.

8.A:
Demonstrate a conceptual understanding of limit, continuity, differentiation, and integration and have a thorough background in the techniques and application of the calculus
8.B:
Apply concepts of function, geometry, and trigonometry in solving problems involving calculus
8.C:
Use the concepts of calculus and mathematical modeling to represent and solve problems taken from real world contexts

The B.S. degree in Mathematics, with a concentration in Secondary Education, covers these standards in the courses indicated in the table below. Entries represent the level of competency expected in each course with 1 being low, 2 medium, and 3 high.

8.A 8.B 8.C
Precalculus Mathematics I (MATH 121)
Precalculus Mathematics II (MATH 122)
Calculus for the Life Sciences I (MATH 131), or
1Calculus I (MATH 181)
2 2 3
Data Analysis (MATH 215)
Discrete Mathematics (MATH 250)
Calculus II (MATH 281) 2 2 3
Calculus III (MATH 282) 2 2 3
Calculus IV (MATH 283) 2 2 3
Introduction to Linear Algebra (MATH 289)
Ordinary Differential Equations (MATH 312) 2 2 3
Probability and Statistics (MATH 315) 2 2 3
Survey of Geometries in their Historical Contexts (MATH 321)
Junior Mathematics Seminar I (MATH 396)
Junior Mathematics Seminar II (MATH 397)
Real Analysis I (MATH 451) 3 3
Real Analysis II (MATH 452) 3 3
Abstract Algebra I (MATH 461)
Senior Mathematics Seminar I (MATH 496)
Senior Mathematics Seminar II (MATH 497)
While not required for the major, these classes are prerequisites for MATH 181
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