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 credits or by CPLA 120 credits); this proficiency must be completed prior to enrollment in MATH 311.
Grade Requirements: students must receive a grade ≥C in each course used to satisfy the requirements of an undergraduate major or minor in mathematics.
|Elementary Education Core|
|There are general education science and social science courses that are strongly recommended for the Elementary Education candidate. See the general requirements section of this catalog. Please see an Education advisor for clarification.|
|30–hour multicultural education field requirement|
|EDUC 303||FOUNDATIONS OF ASSESSMENT||3|
|EDUC 304||INTRODUCTION TO ELEMENTARY READING||3|
|EDUC 308||FOUNDATIONS OF ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT||3|
|EDUC 310||LITERACY METHODS, MANAGEMENT AND ASSESSMENT IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL||4|
& EDUC 340
|LANGUAGE AND SOCIAL STUDIES METHODS 1: INTEGRATED LANGUAGE ARTS FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL|
and LANGUAGE AND SOCIAL STUDIES METHODS 2: INTEGRATED SOCIAL STUDIES FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
& EDUC 381
|INTEGRATED STEM METHODS 1|
and INTEGRATED STEM METHODS 2
|EDUC 386||FIELD EXPERIENCE AND PRACTICUM (variable credit–must be repeated)||6|
|EDUC 423||ELEMENTARY STUDENT TEACHING K-8||12|
|EDUC 427||GENERAL STUDENT TEACHING K-12 (variable credit)||1-15|
|Elementary Education students must complete the required Elementary Education Core and the following courses.|
|Required Mathematics Elementary Courses|
|MATH 208||MATHEMATICS FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS I||5|
|MATH 209||MATHEMATICS FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS II||4|
|MATH 210||MATHEMATICS FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS III||4|
|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|
|Required Mathematics Education Courses|
|MTED 390||METHODS OF TEACHING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MATHEMATICS||5|
|MTED 412||ADVANCED METHODS OF TEACHING K-8 MATHEMATICS||5|
|MTED 490A||SENIOR CAPSTONE: ELEMENTARY PRACTICUM||5|
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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Note: see Education program for additional PLOs 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.