Mathematics Education (7–12, PTCP)

Admission Requirements

  1. A bachelor’s degree in mathematics or an applied mathematics field from an accredited college or university with 36 credit hours of mathematics courses and a minimum GPA of 3.0 (4.0 scale) in mathematics courses.
  2. Two years of high school or one year of college-level foreign language.

In addition, all applicants should review the Admission to a Graduate Program section in this catalog.

Program Requirements

Requirements may be fulfilled entirely with graduate courses, entirely with undergraduate courses or with a combination of undergraduate and graduate courses. Graduate-level courses are numbered 500 and higher; undergraduate-level courses are numbered 100–499.

Mathematics Education Courses (18-25 credit hours)
MED 200FOUNDATIONS OF TEACHING MATHEMATICS 7-12 AND FIELD EXPERIENCE3
or MED 500 PRACTICUM I: GRADUATE FIELD EXPERIENCE IN SECONDARY MATHEMATICS EDUCATION
MED 307USES OF TECHNOLOGY IN THE TEACHING OF MATHEMATICS3
or MED 607 TECHNOLOGY IN MATHEMATICS EDUCATION
MED 383LEARNING AND TEACHING PROBLEM SOLVING3
Select one from the following:3-4
MED 308METHODS IN THE TEACHING OF SECONDARY SCHOOL MATHEMATICS3
SEMINAR IN THE TEACHING OF MATHEMATICS
Select one from the following:6-12
STUDENT TEACHING OF MATHEMATICS IN JUNIOR HIGH/MIDDLE SCHOOL
and STUDENT TEACHING OF MATHEMATICS IN HIGH SCHOOL (12)
PRACTICUM II: PRACTICE TEACHING MATHEMATICS IN THE MIDDLE SCHOOL
and PRACTICUM III: PRACTICE TEACHING MATHEMATICS IN THE HIGH SCHOOL (6)
Professional Education Courses (13-15 credit hours)
SPF 303EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY: MIDDLE AND SECONDARY EDUCATION3
SPF 403HISTORICAL AND PHILOSOPHICAL FORCES INFLUENCING SECONDARY EDUCATION3
or SPF 525 PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION
EDU 417ADOLESCENT LITERACY3
or EDU 609 RESEARCH AND PRACTICE IN ADOLESCENT LITERACY
EDU 416TEACHING LITERACY IN MIDDLE AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS3
or EDU 513 THEORY, RESEARCH AND PRACTICE IN LITERACY INSTRUCTION
EXE 100NATURE AND NEEDS OF INDIVIDUALS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS1-3
or MED 524 MATHEMATICS INSTRUCTION AT THE SECONDARY LEVEL
Total Credit Hours34-43