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Concentration Areas
 Citizenship and Public Policy, Track one
 Race, Ethnicity, Gender and Class, Track two
 The Americas, Track three
 Europe, Track four
 Asia, Africa and the Middle East, Track five
 Ethics, Values and Spirituality, Track six
 Special Education Track, Track seven (Special Education Only)
 Math/Science/Technology
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 Trees of James Madison University  A Walking Tour of the Diversity of Trees on the JMU Campus
Math, Science, and Technology
Mathematics, Science, and Technology Concentration
for ECED, IECE, ELED, and SPED
IdLS students concentrating in Mathematics, Science, and Technology complete 21 hours consisting of either 4 mathematics and 3 science courses or 3 mathematics and 4 science courses.
Science and Technology
Select any three or four courses (912 hours)*
____ASTR 301 Searching for Life in the Universe
____BIO 353 Basic Ecology
____BIO 364 Human Uses of Plants
____BIO 366 Plants and the Environment  Only offered in spring
____CHEM 280 Chemistry for Teachers  Only offered in spring
____GEOG 415 Climatology
____GEOL 211 Introduction to Oceanography
____GEOL 301 Earth Science for Teachers
____GEOL 320 Meteorology
____ISAT 495 Technology in Our World: Better by Design
____IDLS 395 Weather and Climate
____PHYS 215 Energy and the Environment
Mathematics
Select any three or four courses (912 hours)**
____ MATH 304 Principles of Algebra
____ MATH 305 Principles of Geometry
____ MATH 306 Principles of Analysis
____ MATH 307 Principles of Probability and Statistics
Notes on the Mathematics, Science, and Technology Concentration:
*Students should select science courses to try to cover biological, earth, and physical sciences (i.e., physics and chemistry). IdLS advisors can help in course selection.
**Students seeking the Algebra I endorsement should take the four mathematics courses listed, plus MATH 135.