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Math Education Content Area Studies

The Math Education Content Area Studies concentration is a 36-hour program for:

  • Licensed secondary Mathematics teachers
  • Students with an undergraduate degree in a mathematics education licensure program
  • Prospective college/university mathematics instructors

This program enhances secondary mathematics teachers’ knowledge for teaching while providing the mathematical content preparation required for teaching at a two-or four-year college.  Contact Dr. Rayya Younes with specific questions about this concentration.

Common Core (12 Hours)

EDET 620 Educational Technology: Applications, Applied Research and Integration
EDEF 606 Educational Research
EDEF 607 Educational Foundations
EDUC 670 Multicultural Perspectives

Math Courses (18 Hours)

MATH 600 Foundations of the Number System
MATH 641 Mathematical Analysis and Modeling
MATH 623 Algebraic Reasoning and Mathematical Structures
MATH 635 Euclidean and Non-Euclidean Geometry
STAT 644 Applied Statistics for Teaching
MATH 630 Algebra and Functions for Secondary Teachers

Math Education Courses

MATH/EDUC 620 Issues of Equity and Diversity in Mathematics Education
MATH/EDUC 650 Graduate Seminar: Theory and Practice in Mathematics Education

Additional Requirements

Masters Project (Math/Educ 650 course includes a final project that students must complete during their final semester in the program. Students may take this course in other semesters without completing the project.) Comprehensive examinations (oral and written product).