Elementary and Middle Level Mathematics Education M.S
This degree is intended for elementary and middle level teachers. The focus is on providing greater subject depth and advanced instructional methodologies. Students are offered a curriculum that is appropriate to both their individual needs and their needs relating to classroom instruction. Applicants should have an elementary, middle level or equivalent license.
Course Work Requirements
I. Required Core
ED 6100 Educational Research (3 credits)
ED 6107 Advanced Educational Psychology (3 credits)
MATH 6050 Assessment in the Mathematics Classroom (3 credits)
Subtotal 9 Credits
II. Mathematics Electives
Select one course from group a. and one course from group b.
a. MATH 5052 Math Models and Activities for the Elementary Classroom (3 credits) or
MATH 6061 Number Sense for Elementary and Middle Level Teachers (3 credits)
b. MATH 5064 Number Concepts for Teachers (4 credits) or
MATH 6062 Number Theory for Elementary and Middle Level Teachers (3 credits)
Select at least 5 courses from:
MATH 6200 Discrete Mathematics for Elementary and Middle Level Teachers (3 credits)
MATH 5065 MATHEMATICAL FOUNDATIONS FOR TEACHERS (4 credits)
MATH 6500 Geometry in the classroom for Elementary and Middle Level Teachers (3 credits)
MATH 5066 GEOMETRY AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE MATHEMATICS CLASSROOM (4 credits)
MATH 5067 DATA INVESTIGATIONS, PROBABILITY, AND STATISTICS FOR TEACHERS (4 credits)
MATH 6600 Probability for Elementary and Middle Level Teachers (3 credits)
IV. Required Portfolio and Research
Note: Assessment in the Math Classroom should be taken prior to the collection of evidence for the pedagogical portfolio.
MATH 6055 Pedagogical Portfolio Evaluation (0 credits)
Note: Consult with advisor before registration for MATH 6980.
MATH 6980 Graduate Research Paper (2 credits)
Subtotal 2 Credits
Total Semester Credits Required for Degree 34-36 Credits
Competency Requirement: Computer Application of Statistics: Completion of MATH 6050 Assessment in the Mathematics Classroom, with a grade of "B" or better, or the equivalent as approved by the department.