Mathematics Education Minor

  • This minor contains course requirements designed to meet state standards. Those interested in teaching in K-12 schools must complete the education/teaching concentration of a major in a teaching content area plus the Teacher Education Program through the Department of Teaching and Learning. Additional teaching areas can be added through completion of the teaching track of a major or minor in that content area.

  • To complete this minor, you need to contact the Teaching and Learning Department. Approvals for this track must come from the Teaching and Learning Department.

  • Individuals completing the this minor must also complete the education/teaching concentration of a major in another teaching content area.

Minor - Mathematics Education

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 30

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2022-23


Summary

Core Requirements

27

Mathematics Teaching Methods Course

3

Total Hours

30


Core Requirements

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

M 171

or M 181

Calculus I

or

4

M 172

or M 182

Calculus II

or Honors Calculus II

4

M 221

Introduction to Linear Algebra

4

M 301

Teaching Mathematics with Technology

3

M 307

Introduction to Abstract Mathematics

3

M 326

Number Theory

3

M 439

Euclidean and NonEuclidean Geometry

3

STAT 341

or STAT 342

or STAT 451

Introduction to Probability and Statistics

or Probability and Simulation

or Statistical Methods I

3

Total Hours

27

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Mathematics Teaching Methods Course

Note: The course number EDU 497 covers many different teaching method courses. The section of EDU 497 entitled "5 - 12 Mathematics" is required for the Teaching Minor in Mathematics Education.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

EDU 497

Teaching and Assessing

3

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Secondary Teaching Licensure

Note: For endorsement to teach mathematics, a student also must gain admission to the Teacher Education Program and meet all the requirements for secondary teaching licensure. For more information, see the Teaching and Learning Department.