2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

License in Middle School/Junior High Mathematics

24-31 credits

Students follow the elementary education Decision Points.

Only open to candidates who currently hold or who are pursuing a license in elementary: intermediate education. Recommendation for middle school/junior high licensure in mathematics will be made when the following criteria are met:

  • all requirements for the elementary intermediate license;

  • completion of all required mathematics content courses with a grade of C- or better and a grade-point average of 2.5 or better; MATH 161 or MATH 165, MATH 181, MATH 310, MATH 316, MATH 331, and MATH 360.

  • completion of the professional education courses with a grade of C or better and a grade-point average of 2.5 or better; EDJH 385 and MATH 393.

  • Prepare and successfully deliver a Calculus Presentation – a 10-15 minute presentation on a calculus topic selected from an approved list – to two faculty members in the Department of Mathematical Sciences.

  • Complete student teaching in a middle school/junior high mathematics classroom or in a grade 5 or 6 elementary school classroom.

Middle school/junior high content area, mathematics, 24-31 credits

MATH 161Applied Calculus 1

3

or

MATH 165Calculus 1

4

MATH 181Elementary Probability and Statistics

3

MATH 310Topics in Algebra for the Elementary and Middle School Teacher

3

MATH 316Topics in Number Theory for the Elementary and Middle School Teacher

3

MATH 331Technology for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment in Mathematics

3

MATH 360Topics in Geometry for the Elementary and Middle School Teacher

3

Total Credit Hours:18-19

Professional education, 6-12 credits

EDJH 385Principles of Teaching in the Middle School

3

MATH 393Teaching and Learning Mathematics in the Middle School

3

Additional student teaching

0-6

Total Credit Hours:6-12

Total Credit Hours: 24-31

Additional student teaching may be waived if elementary student teaching is in grade 5 or grade 6.