Mathematics Education BS (6-12)
This program is designed to prepare a teacher candidate for a career as a mathematics teacher in grades 6-12. Field experiences include observation and participation in grades 6-12 learning environments. Lesson planning and classroom management are included in courses and field experiences. A semester-long clinical practice (student teaching) experience is the culminating requirement of the mathematics education major.
The mathematics education major seeks to prepare teacher candidates who are competent in reasoning and problem solving skills that will enable them to be effective teachers in secondary school.
Student Learning Outcomes
Teacher candidates with a Mathematics Education major will be able to:
- Demonstrate a broad-based knowledge of mathematics;
- Understand and construct mathematical proofs and apply mathematical tools and critical thinking skills in problem solving;
- Clearly communicate mathematical ideas; and
- Perform effectively as a mathematics teacher in middle/high school (grades 6-12).
FE Includes a Field Experience
Proof of Professional Liability ($1 million) required annually
General Education Core — 66 hours
: Freshman leadership course requirement. Candidates entering with more than 24 hours are exempt.
Choose one of the following — 3 hours
Major — 29 hours
Professional Secondary Core — 19 hours
|EDU 1020||Becoming a Teacher (FE-20)||
|EDU 1500||Foundations of Education||
|EDU 2300||Secondary Curriculum and Instruction (FE-20)||
|EDU 2556||Effective Classroom Environments||
|EDU 3410||Educational Tests and Measurements||
|EDU 3510||Teaching Reading and Writing in the Content Areas (FE-20)||
|EDU 4230||Methods and Materials for Secondary Education (FE-30)||
|SOC 3270||Education in an Urban Culture (FE-10)||
Professional Semester — 12 hours
Total Credit Hours: 126