Teaching Middle Grades Mathematics (M.A.)

Program Requirements

Required Courses
MATH 611Leadership Development in Mathematics Education3
MTHM 505Number and Operations in the Middle Grades3
MTHM 506Algebra and Algebraic Thinking in the Middle Grades3
MTHM 507Geometry for Middle-Grade Math Teachers3
MTHM 508Data Analysis and Probability in the Middle Grades3
MTHM 509Measurement in the Middle Grades3
Mathematics Education Electives
Select two of the following:6
Technology in the Middle Grades Mathematics Curriculum
Mathematics Materials for Teachers of Mathematics
Approaching School Mathematics Through Applications
Select one of the following:3
Curriculum Construction in Mathematics
Contemporary Teaching of Mathematics
Mathematics Education in the Elementary School
Select 3 credits from following that have not already been taken:3
Workshop in Mathematics Education I
Workshop in Mathematics Education II
Technology in the Middle Grades Mathematics Curriculum
Curriculum Construction in Mathematics
Contemporary Teaching of Mathematics
Mathematics Materials for Teachers of Mathematics
Research Seminar in Mathematics Education
Mathematics Education in the Elementary School
Special Topics in Mathematics Education
Approaching School Mathematics Through Applications
Elective
Select 3 credits of elective as approved by the Graduate Program Coordinator.3
Culminating Experience
Minimum of 24 credits, including MATH 611 and 3.0 GPA required prior to completion.
Select one of the following options:0-3
Comprehensive Examination
Comprehensive Examination
In the term that you will sit for exam, register for the section which matches your major & advisor. Successfully pass exam.
Professional Portfolio
Present and defend a Master's Thesis
Master's Thesis
Submit the completed Thesis original and one copy to the Graduate Office. See Thesis Guidelines for details.
Total Credits33-36