Dec 04, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Bulletin 
2019-2020 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics Education Minor

This minor is designed for elementary school teachers who want more than the standard preparation for teaching mathematics. Employers recognize the importance of solid mathematics instruction, and this minor will communicate to them the depth of your knowledge of mathematics and your big picture view of the most important mathematical ways of thinking needed to prepare students for any career. This minor is available only to students obtaining elementary certification.

For more information regarding teacher certification with a minor, see the Department of Teaching, Learning & Curriculum.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students in this program will:

  • Achieve practical fluency in calculus and introductory linear algebra.
  • Develop an understanding of the context and connections of elementary school mathematics.
  • Become acquainted with formal mathematical reasoning, including proofs.