# Mathematics/Elementary Major, Bachelor of Arts in Education (BAE)

Completion of this major and the General Degree Completion Requirements for Education, Elementary, satisfies the state requirements for a generalist (multiple subject) Elementary Education teaching endorsement.

Notes:

- computer literacy proficiency is required

(it can be demonstrated by CPLA 100 and CPLA 101 test, by CPLA 100 and CPLA 101 course credits or by CPLA 120 course credits); - this proficiency must be completed prior to enrollment in MATH 311.

Elementary Education Core | ||

30–hour multicultural education field requirement | ||

ART 390 | ART IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL | 3 |

EDUC 200 & EDUC 303 & EDUC 308 | ADMISSION TO TEACHER EDUCATION and FOUNDATIONS OF ASSESSMENT and FOUNDATIONS OF ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT (SPED/Dual program students do not complete EDUC 308) | 7 |

EDUC 201 | INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION | 3 |

EDUC 304 | INTRODUCTION TO ELEMENTARY READING | 3 |

EDUC 310 | LITERACY METHODS, MANAGEMENT AND ASSESSMENT IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL | 4 |

EDUC 338 & EDUC 340 & EDUC 342 | LANGUAGE ARTS METHODS, MANAGEMENT AND ASSESSMENT IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL and SOCIAL STUDIES METHODS, MANAGEMENT AND ASSESSMENT IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL and SCIENCE METHODS, MANAGEMENT AND ASSESSMENT IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL | 12 |

EDUC 420 | ADMISSION TO PROFESSIONAL CANDIDACY | 1 |

EDUC 423 | ELEMENTARY STUDENT TEACHING K-8 | 15 |

MATH 212 | STRUCTURE OF ELEMENTARY MATH II | 5 |

MTED 390 | METHODS OF TEACHING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MATHEMATICS (or EDUC 344 for P-3) | 5 |

or EDUC 344 | EARLY NUMERACY INSTRUCTION IN THE P-3 SCHOOL SETTING | |

MUSC 450 | INTEGRATING MUSIC INTO ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM COURSES | 3 |

PHED 390 | HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS | 3 |

PSYC 304 | EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY | 5 |

SPED 363 | INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION | 4 |

Total Credits | 73 |

Elementary Education students must complete the required Elementary Education Core and the following courses. | ||

Required Mathematics Elementary Courses | ||

Note: MATH 211 is a prerequisite for MATH 212. MATH 212 and MTED 390 are required courses in the Elementary Education Core and can only be counted once. | ||

MATH 114 | ALGEBRA CONCEPTS | 5 |

MATH 211 | STRUCTURE OF ELEMENTARY MATH I | 5 |

STRUCTURE OF ELEMENTARY MATH II | ||

MATH 311 | FUNCTIONS AND RELATIONS FOR K-8 TEACHERS | 5 |

MATH 312 | GEOMETRY FOR THE K-8 TEACHER | 5 |

MATH 411 | DISCRETE MATHEMATICS FOR K-8 TEACHERS | 4 |

MATH 420 | PROBLEM SOLVING FOR K-8 TEACHERS | 4 |

METHODS OF TEACHING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MATHEMATICS | ||

MTED 412 | ADVANCED METHODS OF TEACHING K-8 MATHEMATICS | 5 |

MTED 490A | SENIOR CAPSTONE: ELEMENTARY PRACTICUM | 5 |

Total Credits | 38 |

Placement and Clearance Exams

Prior Learning Credits / Sources of Credit AP, CLEP, IB

University Competencies and Proficiencies

General Education Core Requirements (GECR)

Humanities and Fine Arts

(2 courses)—students must choose no more than one course per list:

List 1: Literature

List 2: Fine Arts

List 3: Philosophy and Reasoning

Natural Sciences

(2 courses)—students must choose no more than one course per list:

Anthropology

Biology

Chemistry

Environmental Science

Geography

Physics

Social Sciences

(2 courses)—students must choose no more than one course per list:

List 1: Economics and Government

List 2: Anthropology, Geography, Psychology and Sociology

List 3: History

University Graduation Requirements

Foreign Language

Minor or Certificate

Culture and Gender Diversity in the U.S. Course List

International Studies Course List

Senior Capstone Course List

- All admitted students must officially Declare a Major by the time they reach 90 credits (junior standing).
- Application for Graduation must be made at least two terms in advance of the term you expect to graduate (undergraduate and post-baccalaureate).
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**Student Learning Outcomes—students will**

Note: see Education program for additional SLOs related to certification requirements.

- demonstrate an understanding of and an ability to use the Mathematical Practices (CCSSM) and a a productive disposition as a student and teacher of mathematics;
- demonstrate and apply in the classroom a profound understanding of fundamental mathematics within the K–8 curriculum, of how these topics progress within the K–8 range, of how these topics extend and relate to the mathematics in the secondary curriculum, and of the fundamental concepts in the curriculum in the secondary curriculum and beyond;
- demonstrate and apply in the classroom a deep understanding of how students learn mathematics and of the pedagogical knowledge specific to mathematics teaching and learning.