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Dr. James Richards (Chair), Dr. Randy Westhoff (Mathematics Program Coordinator), Dr. Clayton Knoshaug, Ms. Ivy Knoshaug, Dr. Colleen Livingston, Dr. Eric Lund, Dr. Tom Richard, Dr. Glen Richgels, Dr. Susan Rosselet, Dr. Marty Wolf
This degree is intended for secondary school teachers of mathematics. The focus is on providing greater subject depth and advanced instructional methodologies. Students are offered a curriculum which is appropriate to both their individual needs and their needs relating to classroom instruction.
Note: For Professional Education Cognate Area in Mathematics, see "Professional Education: Curriculum and Instruction."
Applicants should have a licensed undergraduate teaching major or minor in mathematics.
See Section II, Graduate Study for degree requirements.
ED 6100 Educational Research (2 credits)
ED 6107 Advanced Educational Psychology (3 credits)
or ED 6108 The Learning Community (3 credits)
Subtotal 5 Credits
CS 6420 Classroom Integration of Computer Software (3 credits)
MATH 6350 Abstract Algebra for Secondary Teachers (3 credits)
MATH 6550 Geometry for Secondary Teachers (3 credits)
Subtotal 9 Credits
A. Mathematics Electives:Select from MATH 5054, MATH 5056, or MATH 5210 or above (8 credits)
B. Additional Electives: Select with prior consent of advisor (6 credits)
Subtotal 14 Credits
Note: Consult with advisor before registration for MATH 6980.
MATH 6980 Graduate Research Paper (2 credits)
Subtotal 2 Credits
Instructional Technology: Completion of CS 6420, Classroom Integration of Computer Software, with a grade of "B" or better, or the equivalent as approved by the department.