Teachers of Mathematics, Grades 5-12

Content (Major) Courses

  • MATH 119 Calculus I (4)
  • MATH 120 Calculus II (4)
  • MATH 239 Linear Algebra (4)
  • MATH 241 Foundations and Structures of Mathematics (4) (every semester)
  • MATH 331 Algebraic Structures (4) (Fall and Spring of even years)
  • MATH 333 Geometry I (4) (Fall of odd years only)
  • MATH 343 Analysis I (4) (Spring and Fall of odd years only)
  • MATH 345 Mathematical Statistics (4)  (Spring and Fall of even years)
  • MATH 385 Capstone (2)

Plus, eight additional elective credits in Mathematics:

Recommended-

  • MATH 300 History of Mathematics (every semester) (2 cr. -- can be repeated)
  • MATH 305 Multivariable Calculus (fall only) (4)
  • MATH 315 Operations Research (fall of even years) (4)
  • MATH 322 Combinatorics and Graph Theory (4) (spring of odd years)
  • MATH 339 Mathematical Modeling (fall of odd years) (4)

See Dr. Robert Hesse, Math Department Chair for planning assistance.

Encouraged (not required):

  • Grading Assistantship for a MATH 124 professor
  • Teaching Assistantship for a Calculus professor

42 TOTAL MATHEMATICS CREDITS REQUIRED

Foundational Education (Minor) Courses

  • EDUC 109 Chemical Use and Abuse (1)
  • EDUC 111 Introduction to Teaching and Learning in a Diverse World (4)
  • EDUC 203 Human Growth and Development (4)
  • EDUC 213 Clinical Experience: 5-12/K-12 Diversity Immersion (1-2)
  • EDUC 305 Human Exceptionalities (1)
  • EDUC 310 Educational Psychology (4)
  • EDUC 352 Teaching Reading in the Middle/Secondary Classroom (1-2)
  • EDUC 355 Math Pedagogy 9-12 (4)
  • EDUC 358 Middle-Level Literacy and Pedagogy in Math (4)
  • EDUC 359 Issues in Education K-12 (1-2)
  • EDUC 362 Student Teaching 5-12 (16)
  • EDUC 390 Human Relations (4)
  • COMM 200 Public Speaking Basics (or equivalent)

Licensure Area State Tests

In addition to fulfilling the Basic Skills testing requirement at admission to the Department (see "Apply to the Program"), students seeking to be licensed as art educators must complete the following:

Pedagogy

Student must complete the secondary (grades 5-12) pedagogy exam.

Content

Students must complete the Mathematics content exam.

Last updated 8/1/16