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Licensure / Middle Grades Licensure

The middle grades teacher education licensure program with a concentration in mathematics provides appropriate learning experiences to meet the needs, capabilities, and interests of middle grades students studying mathematics. The program is designed to assist teacher candidates in acquiring mathematics content knowledge for teaching, and in developing the skills and dispositions that foster learning environment focused on active involvement and engaged learning activities.

Requirements
To complete the middle grades mathematics teacher education program, students must complete the requirements for their chosen major as well as the following licensure requirements.

Students must be admitted in the Teacher Education Program to enroll.

Refer to the Undergraduate Course Catalogue for official information about licensure requirements.
 


From the General Education Requirements

The general education requirements of the College including these specific courses in the following areas:

Social and Behavioral Sciences

ENG-320 - Young Adult Literature (3.00 cr.)

PSY-312 - Psychology of Exceptional Individuals (3.00 cr.)

Cultural Elective

EDU-345 - Language Minorities in Public Schools (3.00 cr.)

Arts and Aesthetics

Choose from any 3 credit hour Arts and Aesthetics elective, including:

DAN-200 - Dance in Society (3.00 cr.)

DAN-359 - Dance History (3.00 cr.)

THE-114 - Introduction to Theatre (3.00 cr.)

THE-214 - Creative Dramatics (3.00 cr.)

THE-320 - Puppetry (3.00 cr.)

- or -

EDU-244 - Fundamental Concepts of the Arts in Education (4.00 cr.)

Health and Physical Learning

HED-100 - Contemporary Health Issues (2.00 cr.)


Concentration in Major

MAT-191 - Calculus I (4.00 cr.)

- or -

MAT-180 - Integrated Precalculus (4.00 cr.)

- and -

MAT-181 - Integrated Precalculus/Calculus B (4.00 cr.)

MAT-220 - Linear Algebra (3.00 cr.)

- or -

MAT-248 - Statistical Concepts and Methods for Mathematicians (3.00 cr.)

MAT-250 - Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning (3.00 cr.)

MAT-334 - Modern College Geometry (3.00 cr.)

CS modules or CS 101 Beginning Programming (3)

MAT-760 - Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching (2.00 cr.)

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

MAT-764 - Methods of Teaching Middle and Secondary Mathematics (3.00 cr.)

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)


Professional Education Requirements

Professional Education, General

EDU-232 - Schools and Social Change (3.00 cr.)

EDU-234 - Teaching and Learning (3.00 cr.)

EDU-305 - Web 2.0 Technologies for Public School Classrooms (1.00 cr.)

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

EDU-350 - Teaching in the Middle School (3.00 cr.)

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

EDU-434 - Inclusion and the Adolescent Learner (3.00 cr.)

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

EDU-436 - Literacy and Learning in the Content Areas (3.00 cr.)

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

Professional Education, Methods

3-5 credit hours of Professional Education, Methods as appropriate to the required concentration

Internship - last semester of teacher education program

EDU-460 - Colloquium in Education (3.00 cr.)

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

EDU-490 - Observation and Directed Teaching (9.00 cr.)

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

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