Middle School Teacher Certification (5-8) Option

120 credits

Degree Requirements


Courses required for the Option are shown in boldface.
MA Mathematics electives above MA 2100 [not MADI] 6-8
MA 2120 Mathematics in Our World II (QRCO) 4
MA 2400 Introduction to Formal Mathematics 3
Calculus - complete one sequence of (MA 2490 and MA 2500) or (MA 2550 and MA 2560): 8
MA 2490 Applied Calculus I (QRCO)
MA 2500 Applied Calculus II (QRCO)
MA 2550 Calculus I (QRCO)
MA 2560 Calculus II (QRCO)
MA 2700 Logic, Proofs, and Axiomatic Systems (WRCO) 3
MA 3050 Introduction to Mathematics Education 3
MA 3200 Discrete Mathematics 3
MA 3230 Geometries (TECO) (WRCO) 4
MA 3460 History of Mathematics (GACO) (WRCO) 3
MA 3500 Probability and Statistics for Scientists 3
MA 4020 The Cultural and Psychological Aspects of Mathematics Learning (DICO) (INCO) 3
MA 4040 Mathematics in the Secondary and Middle School 3
MA 4965 Internship in Mathematics Teaching (5-8) 12
MA 4985 Internship in Mathematics Teaching Seminar 1
CD 3000 Philosophical and Historical Perspectives on the Child in Society (INCO) (WRCO) 3
ED 2350
ED 3350 Classroom Planning, Management, and Organization for Middle School and Secondary Educators (TECO) 3
SE 3090 Introduction to Special Education: Middle and Secondary 3
General Education:
EN 1200 Composition 3
IS 1111 The First Year Seminar: Critical Thinking and the Nature of Inquiry 3
CTDI Creative Thought Directions 6
PPDI Past and Present Directions 6
SIDI Scientific Inquiry Directions 6-8
SSDI Self and Society Directions 6
Electives 19-15

Students must receive a grade of C or better in all MA courses required in their degree program. A grade of C or better must be earned in any MA prerequisite course before enrolling in the post-requisite course. Internship in Mathematics Teaching requires a 2.50 minimum cumulative grade point average.

*All course information is from the 2014-2015 Catalog.