May 26, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Bulletin 
2023-2024 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics Education Minor

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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 fluency in the methods and applications of 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.

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