Master of Science in Mathematics Teaching

Special Requirements

Only courses in which a student achieved a grade of B or better may be counted toward the degree.

Cooperative Education

In order for coursework in Cooperative Education to be counted as degree credit, department approval must be received during the semester in which the course is taken. This approval is in addition to approval to enroll in Cooperative Education coursework. Cooperative Education coursework, as with any coursework, must also be approved by the student’s advisory committee in order to be included on the degree plan. Only three semester credit hours of Cooperative Education may be counted toward the Master’s degree.

Final Examination

A comprehensive written examination upon completion of the coursework and an oral examination upon completion of the thesis or professional paper are required for all degrees.

Master of Science in Mathematics Teaching Program of Study (36 semester credit hours)

This is a 36-hour degree which includes 3 hours for the professional paper. To accommodate current mathematics teachers, classes will be offered in the evenings during the fall and spring semesters as well as summer day classes. Substitutions may be made with permission from a mathematics advisor. Candidates may obtain this degree by attending only in the summers.

Required:
MATH 5203Problem Solving in the Math Classroom3
MATH 5303Algebra in the Mathematics Classroom3
MATH 5313Geometry in the Mathematics Classroom3
MATH 5323Euclidean Geometry3
MATH 5333Technology in the Math Classroom3
MATH 5513Matrix Algebra3
MATH 5543Symbolic Logic3
Choose four courses from:12
Advanced Calculus
History of Mathematics
Theory of Probability and Statistics I
Theory of Probability and Statistics II
Introduction to Number Theory
Logic, Sets, and Real Numbers
Statistical Methods I
Statistical Methods II
Differential Equations
Computer-Aided Mathematical Modeling
Required:
MATH 5973Professional Paper3
Total Semester Credit Hours36